White Van Man

The Definitive Facts & Figures

 White Van - The Definitive Facts & Figures

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White Van Man - The Definitive Facts & Figures

Did you know there are 2.5 million white vans in the UK? That is 1 White Van to every 24 members of the UK population.

Where are the most White Van drivers? 1st - Essex; 2nd - Kent; 3rd Lancashire.

Who invented the term "White Van Man"? The term "White Van Man" was first coined by Sarah Kennedy on BBC Radio 2 back in 1997.

The average distance driven in a year by a White Van Man is 9,426 miles. That's the equivalent of driving the length of the country almost 13 and a half times!

£1,026 is the average value of contents in every van.

White Van drivers are a careful bunch! 68% of drivers have no insurance claims.

They are also intelligent - more than half of drivers are regular bookworms - and passionate - over 1 in 20 have seized the moment and had a "romantic engagement" in their van!

You would need 772 White Vans to move 1 billion Cheesy Wotsits.


  • http://www.aqa.63336.com/brilliant_answers/2009/12/how_many_white_vans_are_there_in_the_uk.htm
  • http://www.theaa.com/motoring_advice/news/white-van-man.html
  • http://www.whatcar.com/car-news/white-van-man-is-now-wise-van-man/252779
  • http://www.insurancedaily.co.uk/2010/09/14/white-van-man-leads-the-way/

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