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Fleet Logistics UK (FLUK) has identified issues for businesses to consider and act upon, with many in lockdown or operating at reduced capacity.
The process for updating new endorsements and points on a licence also remains unaffected, says the DVLA.
Industry is working with fleet decision-makers to extend contracts, where necessary, and mitigate potential charges incurred during the COVID-19 pandemic.
By David Brennan, CEO of Nexus Vehicle Rental
Europcar Mobility Group has launched the ‘Together’ programme to support the mobility of workers in emergency service sectors during the COVID-19 crisis.
Pod Point is to continue installing electric vehicle chargepoints for key workers and their employers despite pausing other activities due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Company car and van drivers are being urged to step up maintenance checks as the fleet industry adapts to life under lockdown.
Fleet News is asking for fleet decision-makers’ experience of handling the impact of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak with a quick-fire, multiple choice survey.
Manheim UK, part of Cox Automotive UK, suspended all of its physical auction programmes to comply the with Government restrictions at the start of this week.
Bill Plant Driving School have postponed all driving lessons and driving instructor training due to the Coronavirus outbreak.
Vehicle owners will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing, allowing people to carry on with essential travel, says the Department for Transport (DfT).
DVSA issues new MOT advice after initially telling drivers in self-isolation to not take their vehicle to be MOT tested.
New stricter measures aimed at tackling the spread of coronavirus have been introduced, which include a ban of public gatherings of more than two people.
Derren Martin, head of valuations UK at Cap HPI
The DVSA tells Fleet News that requirements relating to vehicle testing are under review.
DVSA says critical workers, however, will still be able to book tests during suspension.
All road-user charges will be suspended in the capital from today (Monday, March 23) until further notice, Transport for London (TfL) has announced.
At Fleet News, we’re as prepared as we can be and we’re working hard to keep as close as possible to ‘business as usual’ in these extraordinary times, safeguarding our business and our service to you.
Transport for London (TfL) has closed 40 tube stations across the capital and reduced the number of trains and buses operating within the city.
Carmakers insist that lead times and the availability of parts for the aftermarket are not being impacted by the spread of coronavirus (Covid-19).
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