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Fleets in focus: Hampshire County Council

Specific cost centre billing can be done if required.

The company can set minimum requirements for drivers, such as driving experience, and it can decide whether to penalise them for failure to report damage, refuel a vehicle or return a vehicle on time or to the right location.

Summary and detailed reporting can be provided showing who rented a vehicle, when and how many miles they travelled.

Business versus private reporting is also available.

Leaves career history

Leaves became a garage apprentice for London Transport (now Transport for London) after leaving school at the age of 15.

“Ever since that time I’ve been involved in fleet in one way or another,” he says.

Leaves joined Hampshire County Council in 1991 as transport technical officer.

“I’ve had various posts from workshop manager to fleet manager to where I am today as head of transport, running the fleet department for Hampshire county council,” he says. 


Organisation: Hampshire County Council
Transport manager: Paul Leaves
Fleet size: 650
Replacement cycle: 4-5 years (cars), 5-6 years (vans) – depending on use
Funding method: outright purchase
Average car CO2 emissions: 120g/km

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