Some key White Van Man points: 2.5 million vans on the UK's roads The 'White Van Man" contributes around £30 billion annually to the UK's economy. White is the top van colour in the UK. 72% of van drivers say driving a clean van makes them drive better. Most van drivers are aged between 35 - 44. 62% of van drivers are non-smokers. 23% of van drivers enjoy real ale. Most van drivers listen to Radio 2. 79% of van drivers couldn't live without a USB port in their van.