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Mobile phones and driving at work

20 May 2010 09:37 in Legal

The issue of work related phone use is a complex one, the original legislation banning use of a handheld mobile phone whilst driving has by and large proved ineffective, even after the original legislation was given teeth by the ability to add penalty points upon conviction.

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Road safety advice from Interactive Driving Systems: Show extra caution when driving an unfamiliar vehicle

13 May 2010 09:42 in General

As our travel, fleet and operational needs change, drivers are sometimes faced with unfamiliar vehicles. When this happens, and assuming there is no viable alternative than to drive, there some basic safe driving tips you SHOULD follow.

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What now for UK Government?

07 May 2010 08:49 in

Now what? That’s the question everyone is asking today as the election results reveal a hung parliament.

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Making driver training hit the mark

05 May 2010 10:01 in General

‘Unless recipients of training take on board the information and guidance they receive, and actually act on it over the long term, it’s wasted so what does it take to really hit the mark?

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Plug-In Car Grant - is someone thinking about capacity issues?

28 April 2010 11:49 in General

The Government recently announced the Plug-In Car Grant which provides a £5,000 incentive for motorists to buy ultra-low carbon cars. In addition to this a £30m fund has been set up to create Plugged-in Places initially at London, Milton Keynes and the North East, with plans to install 11,000 recharging points over the next three years.

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Will the world cup bring more hazards to the road?

22 April 2010 10:01 in General

With the 2010 World Cup fast approaching the following provides some good practice guidance on how to enjoy it and stay safe on the road.

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Are you a speeder?

15 April 2010 10:01 in General

Find out if you need to start watching your speeding by answering some quick questions.

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The costs of mobile phones and fleet driving

08 April 2010 14:05 in General

An Australian friend, Richard Schuster forwarded me the following story from the Automotive Fleet publication, February 16, 2010 – having been ‘blown away’ by the $7.5M in settlements by the fleet’s insurer

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The true cost of a health and safety prosecution.

28 February 2010 15:35 in Legal

The true cost of a health and safety prosecution.

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Grey Fleet, out of sight out of mind?

28 February 2010 15:15 in Grey Fleet

So what do you want to know about your so called ‘grey fleet’? Perhaps there is another question you may want to ask first, “How much do I need to know?”

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