Our First Business Award

By Amanda | 24-07-2017

Arrow Self Drive is the latest business to be awarded Eaton Smith’s Business of the Month Award.

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Win a VIP Family Day out to Lightwater Valley

By Amanda | 02-06-2017

Join us or some summer fun this year at various shows throughout Yorkshire and WIN a VIP family day out Lightwater Valley for four people.

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New Manager for Leeds Depot

By Amanda | 25-07-2017

A warm Yorkshire welcome to our new manager Russell Taylor.

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New Opening Times

By Amanda | 17-04-2017

As from Tuesday 2nd May our opening times will be changing and we will now be open from 8am instead of 7.30am.

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Special Deals throughout Summer

By Amanda | 24-04-2017

Take a look at our Special deals for Summer

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New Curtain Side Luton Vehicles On Fleet this week

By Amanda | 28-02-2017

As from March 1st we are please to announce that we can offer our customers a new model on our fleet.

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We Launch our New Company Film

By Amanda | 13-02-2017

We are delighted to be able to share with you our new company film. Please feel free to share it – sit back and enjoy three minutes with Arrow Self Drive!

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ISO 9001:2015 The Revised Quality Management Systems Standard

By Amanda | 30-01-2017

In 2014 Arrow Self Drive, an independent family run business which began in Huddersfield in 1988, invested substantial time and resources into overhauling its business practices to meet the existing ISO 9001:2008 Standard.

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Change in Car Tax is imminent

By Amanda | 01-12-2016

Be sure you know all about the new tax rates for vehicles as from April 2017

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Helping Harrogate Bloom

By Amanda | 16-08-2016

Throughout the summer months villages, towns and cities across the whole country are in full bloom and awaiting the judges from Britain in Bloom, run by the Royal Horticultural Society.

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Mowbray School Outing

By Amanda | 11-07-2016

Every year Mowbray School, a co-educational special needs school in the market town of Bedale, plans a week packed with activities for their students.

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Winner of the VIP Family Day to Lightwater Valley

By Amanda | 01-06-2016

Our CONGRATULATIONS go to Daniel David Greenwood from Barnsley who is the WINNER of our VIP Day to @Lightwater Valley.

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Eclipse Energy Efficiency

By Amanda | 18-05-2016

The team at Eclipse Energy are delighted with their new fleet of vans. In fact you couldn’t meet a team with more pride in their work.

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Brian walks the length of the country in record time

By Amanda | 04-05-2016

Brian Smailes, walker, author and serial fundraiser, completed his marathon walk from Lands End to John O’Groats in record time for a man over 60.

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64 Year Old Brian’s EpicWalk

By Amanda | 06-04-2016

Walker, cyclist and best selling author Brian Smailes from Barnsley has embarked on a charity walk from Lands End to John O’Groats to help raise money for Cancer Research U

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Proud Sponsors of the Huddersfield Giant

By Amanda | 15-02-2016

Huddersfield Giants player Jermaine McGillvary interviews for the BBC Super League Preview Show about the exciting upcoming season. Spot the ASD logo on their new shirts.

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Bus Gates now operating in Huddersfield

By Amanda | 03-02-2016

Bus gates are now active in HUDDERSFIELD town centre.

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Arrow Talks to Students at School Careers Fair

By Amanda | 28-01-2016

Year 7 and 8 pupils from Colne Valley High School were introduced to the world of industry today when they attended a careers fair organised by their peers, a group of Year 10 pupils. 

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Huddersfield Giants Kit Promotional Video

By Amanda | 26-01-2016

Eorl Crabtree from the Huddersfield Giants models the latest kit with sponsors including Arrow Self Drive.

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Try one of our NEW Petrol Hybrids

By Amanda | 13-01-2016

For the very first time we have some Petrol Hybrid cars on our fleet and available from all depots.

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Dealing with Road Rage

By Amanda | 12-11-2015

Here are a few tips to avoiding road rage and on handling aggressive drivers who could ultimately do you harm

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White Rose Awards

By Amanda | 11-11-2015

It was a night packed with the best that Yorkshire has to offer

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Testing Your Eyes Can Save Your Life

By Amanda | 09-11-2016

Many Company’s regularly check the eyesight of their drivers through digital retinal screening.

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Driving in Fog

By Amanda | 02-11-2015

This week we have seen some particularly difficult driving conditions and the fog has been especially disruptive, causing many accidents.

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Driver Fatigue: The Facts

By Amanda | 29-10-2015

It is estimated that around 150 people are killed or seriously injured every week in crashes involving someone who was driving, riding or otherwise using the road for work purposes.

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Harriers Play Host

By Amanda | 12-10-2015

After resurrecting the event in 2014, Holmfirth Harriers were very pleased to be asked to host the West Nab races again as part of the English Junior Fell Championship in 2015.

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Flat Cap Friday Success

By Amanda | 28-08-2015

It was flat caps and tea cups at the ready when we held our annual Yorkshire Tea Party early in August.

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Tax Discs to be Phased Out

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

As from next month, October, the paper tax disc will be phased out and replaced with electronic registration.

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Sheffield Branch Opening Soon

By Amanda | 14-11-2014

September heralds an exciting time for us as we open our new branch at the Valley Trade Park in Sheffield.

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Aquaforce Charity Football Match

By Amanda | 17-11-2014

On Monday 8th September Barnsley customers Aquaforce’s football team will play Sheffield Wednesday FC in a charity football match at Shaw Lane in Barnsley.

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Winner of the Yorkshire Show Business Card Draw

By Amanda | 15-08-2014

Congratulations to Ian Spiers, winner of the Yorkshire Hamper featured at the Great Yorkshire Show.

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New Custom Made Recovery Trucks

By Amanda | 27-10-2017

Read about the new trucks with bespoke features and added safety

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Hull Depot wins Best Vehicle Hire 2017

By Amanda | 30-10-2017

SME Yorkshire and Humber Business Awards

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Examiner Business Awards 2017

By Amanda | 03-11-2017

The Arrow Team enjoy a night at the awards

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Saint Michael's Hospice Thanks Knaresborough

By Amanda | 08-11-2017

Knaresborough tea party success

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Welcome to our first ever female mechanic

By Amanda | 05-12-2017

Meet Katie Bushell , our newest team member

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1988 - 2018

By Amanda | 04-01-2018

#Arrowturns30 This year we are celebrating 30 years in business

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Increase in Congestion Charge PCN

By Amanda | 15-01-2018

TfL has introduced new, steeper, fines for non-payment of congestion charges in an attempt to improve compliance.

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What Brexit Could Mean for Fleet Managers

By Amanda | 14-02-2018

Britain is scheduled to leave the European Union in March which will mean a great deal of change for the economy as we know it. The motoring industry will be affected in a number of ways and some of these changes will directly affect fleet managers.

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Meet our MD James Hill

By Amanda | 20-02-2018

Find out about our leader and what he has to say about his role and work/life balance

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What can we expect from electric vehicles in the future?

By Amanda | 02-03-2018

In 2018, electric cars have become a very real proposition for car buyers. Five years ago, only 3500 electric cars were registered on UK roads, but by September 2017 this increased significantly to 170,000.

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Celebrating our Women

By Amanda | 08-03-2018

An insight into a forward thinking company

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A Paperless Future

By Amanda | 12-03-2018

Introducing our newly developed paperless workshop system,

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The rise of the new van owner

By Amanda | 08-03-2018

In today's society, the white van man stereotype has become almost extinct, and in its place we have seen the rise of the new van owner.

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The New Diesel Tax Changes Explained

By Amanda | 11-04-2018

From April 2018, car tax for older diesel cars increased in the UK, but how does this affect fleet operators? Below is a short guide on the changes that have now been put in place.

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#SuperEorl Competition: Which Cartoon Character or Super Hero does Big Eorl most resemble and why?

By Amanda | 16-04-2018

Win a 'Day as a Superleague professional' by telling us which super hero or cartoon character reminds you of Earl Crabtree

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Drivers' worst habits according to van owners

By Amanda | 14-04-2018

Commercial vehicle drivers often get a lot of stick in the media, described in the past as "aggressive" and "arrogant" when out on the road, but what do van drivers think of car drivers? Isn't it time they had their say?

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Family Ties Traced to 1938 between Arrow Self Drive and Crowther & Shaw

By Amanda | 25-05-2018

Two long-standing Huddersfield-based businesses have discovered a document that shows they have been doing business with each other since 1938.

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Support for Leeds Beckett Charity Ride

By Amanda | 25-06-2018

Leeds Beckett in fundraising drive

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What is AdBlue?

By Amanda | 03-07-2018

With the new Euro6 emissions regulations coming into play from April 2018 onwards, the usage of AdBlue is increasing rapidly, but for those motorists who have no idea what it is, which vehicles it is for, and how to use it, we've provided a comprehensive guide below.

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Business Of the Year

By Amanda | 06-07-2018

We only won this amazing award from Eaton Smith

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The Great Yorkshire Show Birthday Celebrations

By Amanda | 12-07-2018

And a good time was had by all!

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Shortlisted for the Great British Entrepreneur of the Year Awards

By Amanda | 20-08-2018

Another great award recognises our leadership

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Wakefield Depot raise funds for Wakefield Hospice

By Amanda | 21-09-2018

An outstanding effort from our team in Wakefield

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Arrow Self Drive Becomes 100% Family owned

By Amanda | 21-09-2018

Robert and James Hill buy out Director Chris Taylor

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A Visit to Sheffield Children's Hospital

By Amanda | 02-10-2018

We were at the new wing of Sheffield Children's Hospital this week

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My Passion: By our MD James Hill

By Craig | 03-12-2018

Learn about what fires up our Managing Director

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At Your Service!

By Amanda | 11-12-2018

This week we added a new addition onto our mobile servicing fleet, enabling our technicians to reach more business customers at their convenience.

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Arrow Self Drive Continual Training & Staff Development

By Amanda | 02-01-2019

New year, new skills

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The New London Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ): 2 months to go

By Amanda | 13-02-2019

London bound business vehicles need to prepare

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Leeds Clean Air Zone: 11 months to go

By Amanda | 18-02-2019

If you do business in Leeds, Birmingham, Nottingham Derby or Southampton, prepare your business vehicles for the new Clean Air Zones

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AdBlue: A guide for fleet managers

By Amanda | 18-02-2019

Maintaining your AdBlue levels is key to keeping your business fleet on the road

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Competition winners enjoy Day as A Super League player with the Giants

By Craig | 16-05-2018

Four competition winners enjoy a day at John Smiths Stadium with Huddersfield Giants

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CSR and Sales

By Amanda | 05-03-2019

How modern businesses need to be seen as proactively contributing to the community, the country and the planet

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Our New Paperless Rental System: Saving one Tree at a Time

By Amanda | 05-03-2019

In March we move to the new paperless rental system

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Reducing our Carbon Footprint

By Amanda | 05-03-2019

We explain the ways in which we are reducing our carbon footprint as a Company

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How Well Does Your Fleet reflect Your Brand?

By Amanda | 29-04-2019

How your choice and presentation of company vehicles and drivers can improve or ruin your brand ID

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Eaton Smith: Business of the year: Looking Back

By Amanda | 26-06-2019

We look back at the year we have had following our Business of the Year Award

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Moving to Uni? How safe is your precious cargo?

By Amanda | 29-07-2019

Thinking about loads and limits

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By Amanda | 02-08-2019

We talk about how people are working for longer and what the benefits are of employing older employees

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Dragon Boat Teams Raise £3k for Childrens Hospice

By Amanda | 24-10-2019

And win another trophy!

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An Elf of a Surprise for 8-year old Lola

By Amanda | 23-12-2019

Arrow Elf Drive goes the extra mile at Christmas

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Drug Driving and the Threat to your Business

By Amanda | 07-01-2020

Did you know that taking Codene whilst driving could land you the same jail sentence as taking cocaine and getting behind the wheel? Know the facts about drug-driving laws before it affects you or your business.

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Keeping you on the road 24/7: Breakdown and Recovery

By Amanda | 08-01-2020

Our 24 hour breakdown team with immediate response and replacement vehicles means we minimise disruption and keep your business up and running

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Start as you mean to go on! Awards shortlist news heralds a New year

By Amanda | 09-01-2020

Arrow Self Drive has been shortlisted for the Family Business United Family Business of the Year Awards 2020 in Yorkshire Family Business of the Year region. With a Peoples Award on offer we urge you to vote for us.

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Keeping you on the road 24/7: Mobile service units at your convenience

By Amanda | 14-01-2020

Our mobile units can cover most repairs and servicing at a time that suits you, at a location that suits you and the serivice is free of charge to all our business contract customers.

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Tyler Scoops Top Apprentice Award at Kirklees College

By Amanda | 31-01-2020

Apprentice Tyler Roberts last night picked up his award for Best Apprentice in the Motor Vehcicle category and then won overall Best Apprentice of the Year

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Sheffield New Site Move

By Amanda | 05-02-2020

We're Moving! Our Sheffield depot relocates in a month to our new purpose built depot

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Theft of Catalytic Converters on the Increase

By Amanda | 06-03-2020

Thieves are targeting vehicles more and more to steal the prized catalytic converters. Here we examine why and make a few suggestions of how to protect your vehicle from criminals

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COVID-19 Internal procedures to help keep us all safe

By Amanda | 17-03-2020

We have now implemented a range of new procedures to help keep our staff and customers as safe as we can in the climate of Coronavirus

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COVID-19: Update on our status

By Amanda | 25-03-2020

Some depots now closed to safeguard staff and business

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Barnsley Depot Update

By James | 01-06-2020

Barnsley Depot Now Open

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Bradford Depot Update

By James | 12-06-2020

Bradford Depot Now Open

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Hull Depot Update

By James | 12-06-2020

Hull Depot Now Open

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Knaresborough Depot Update

By James | 12-06-2020

Knaresborough Depot Now Open

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Covid 19 Update - Face Coverings

By James | 29-07-2020

Please wear a face covering when collecting & returning your hire vehicles

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We Are Open - Government Announcement 31st October

By James | 02-11-2020

Covid 19 Secure Rental

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Christmas Opening Times

By James | 04-12-2020

Merry Christmas from Arrow Elf Drive!

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Depots throughout Yorkshire