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Mike Watkins, fleet coordinator, JDM Accord

  • How many vehicles are you responsible for?

    The fleet ranges from cars and small vans to low-loaders and large loading shovels. We have approximately 420 vehicles, mainly light commercial vehicles and 200 small plant. We also have 110 HGVs.

  • What was the last new policy you introduced?

    I have been introducing regular servicing schedules to help spread the workload for our five workshops.

  • What’s your greatest bugbear at work?

    When drivers refuse to accept responsibility for something they have done or, in some cases, not done.

  • How could the Government make your life easier at work?

    I would like the Government to simplify the driving licence and hours regulations.

  • What are the top three issues which concern you in fleet?

    Misuse, safety and complying with operators regulations such as load weights, etc.

  • Where is your favourite holiday destination?

    It has to be Ibiza.

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