2017 Highlights from Fourways Self Drive
It’s been a busy year at the Fourways Self Drive offices, and there’re plenty of updates that we want to share with you. These include some of our most popular blogs, recent additions to our fleet and a fantastic rental milestone for the team. So sit back, grab a hot drink and enjoy our 2017 highlights.
Our most popular blog posts
From driving a van over 50mph on a single carriageway to using your phone at a drive-through, there are plenty of little-known road laws that could land you in hot water if you’re caught. Take a look here to find out more; some of the driving regulations might surprise you.
With so many advancements in handheld technology, it should come as no surprise that vehicle tech has come on by leaps and bounds. We took a look at some of the best pieces of in-car technology to help keep you safe whilst you’re driving. Have you got any in your car? Have a read of the full list and let us know.
With the price of fuel in a constant state of flux, we decided to take a look at some of the ways that you could adjust your driving to help improve your fuel economy. From cutting extra weight to proper gear use, there’s plenty of helpful advice for you to use. Learn more here.
With a greater choice of fully maintained vehicles to personal support throughout the rental process, there are plenty of ways that you could benefit from a self-drive van hire contract. Take a look here to see how else self-driving is becoming the most popular choice for UK drivers.
As with any industry, the fleet hire sector often suffers from misconceptions. That’s why we decided the take five of the most common self-drive van hire myths, and shed some light on what actually happens. You can see the list in full here.
Company updates and events
Supporting the SAHA Rapids Under 9’s football team
We always love to support a good cause, and this year we’re proud to say that we’ve chosen to work with the Shropshire Junior League Under 9’s football team. Not only does this league bring families together through a love of football, but it also encourages youngsters to stay active.
Reaching our 20,000th rental agreement
What better reason could we have to celebrate than the team reaching their 20,000th rental agreement? Well, reaching our 30,000th is the next milestone, but for now, we’ll sit back and congratulate everyone on all their hard work over the last few years. The lucky customer received a very tasty surprise when he collected his vehicle, and we’re looking forward to celebrating even more next year.
We’ve expanded our fleet
As always, we’re looking to the future, and the recent fleet expansion is helping us achieve this goal. With the introduction of Low Loaders and Tippers, customers who need these types of vehicles now have even more choice. These vehicles have been extremely well received, and we look forward to bringing more vans like this into the Self Drive family in the future.
Preparing for our PHEV vehicles
We haven’t just introduced traditional vehicles into our ever-expanding fleet; we’re also embracing the clean energy movement. We’ve recently installed several new charging points to our forecourt, giving us the ability to offer plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEV) to our customers.
So there we have it, the top highlights of 2017 from the Fourways Self Drive offices. We just wanted to take a moment to wish all our readers and customers a Merry Christmas. We hope you all have a fantastic New Year, and we’re looking forward to seeing you again in 2018.
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