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Van Leasing Fair Wear and Tear Guidelines

20th September 2022

What is fair wear and tear?

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What is included in the van wear and tear guidelines?

Fair wear and tear is usually defined as appropriate use over time, but be careful as it won't account for any specific damage caused by an accident, impact or neglect.

Keith Hawes
Director - Nationwide Vehicle Contracts
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How to prepare for returning your van

Conducting your own assessment

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1. Inspect one panel at a time

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2. View the vehicle from different angles

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3. Check glass areas thoroughly

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4. Check wheels, trims and tyres for damage


5. Ensure the interior is clean and valeted

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6. Inspect all dashboard and other controls

How to rectify any damage on your van

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