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Rumours from the Rostrum

15 July 2011 07:46 in General

As we pass the half-way point of the year it is good to look back and reflect on what has happened over the first six months.

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Message to Management: Listen to Your Fleet Manager

06 July 2011 09:01 in General

Why do many in senior management or elected officials not listen to their fleet managers? I know many may dispute this assertion, but the reality is that many public sector fleet managers do not have the ear of their management and elected officials.

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Mobile apps will transform traffic planning

05 July 2011 11:53 in

Hans-Hendrik Puvogel, general manager, Inrix Europe, says apps will help companies can better plan deliveries and have transport pricing models.

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Skills-based driver training will not cut risk

27 June 2011 11:58 in

Dr Lisa Dern, reader in driver behaviour, Cranfield University says behavourial courses that address unsafe decisions is the future for coaching

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Electric vehicles - nice or niche?

21 June 2011 16:41 in

John Lewis, chief executive, BVRLA, feels zero tailpipe emission cars and vans need to be used in the right circumstances.

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CO2 targets could increase van emissions

21 June 2011 16:35 in

Eddie Parker, LCV consultant, GE Capital Fleet Services, on why smaller-engined vehicles built for test results could have real-world drawbacks.

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Drink and drug driving policies are crucial

26 May 2011 12:39 in

Julie Townsend, campaigns director, Brake, on how fleets can play a vital part in eliminating the pain and devastation of accidents.

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Dispelling the myths of telematics

25 May 2011 16:23 in General

Cost control is the number one concern for most companies and, given the size of most fleet budgets, it is no surprise it’s the main issue faced by all fleet managers.

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Complex used car market is rapidly changing

17 May 2011 15:05 in General

Positioning vehicles in the right channel is increasingly key to maximising values.

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Young drivers most likely to be in accidents

12 May 2011 14:57 in General

Bosses are fearful about their ability to control larger cars and drive to a schedule

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How traffic information apps can revolutionise the world of navigation for fleets

11 May 2011 08:52 in General

The mobile apps revolution presents an array of opportunities for fleets to increase travel efficiency and reduce transport costs.

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The drive is on towards crash-free roads

06 May 2011 10:55 in General

Time is approaching when technology will intervene to counteract human error.

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