The Department for Transport (DfT) has announced there were 1,784 reported road deaths in 2018, compared to 1,793 reported in 2017 – a 1% fall.
The company says tyre replacement decisions and driving style will be key to limiting tyre consumption during an electric model’s fleet life.
The partnership will deliver the capacity to train in excess of 200,000 drivers a year, from 250 training venues across the UK and Ireland.
Almost two-thirds (63%) of drivers break the speed limit at 4am, with Sunday the most common day of the week for speeding, new research suggests.
Licence Bureau chosen as official ‘licence check only’ partner.
The Licence Bureau is warning fleet operators and drivers to ensure they understand the law relating to towing loads.
Fleet decision makers should not rely on technology alone as a solution to risk management or cost control, according to the latest white paper by IAM RoadSmart
A new, in-house driver training programme is being rolled out by Auto Windscreens to improve its technicians’ on-road practices.
FORS has revealed it will offer funded places on a selection of its driver specific training courses, to help members upskill their driving workforce.
TTC Group has acquired Business Driver Fleet Risk Management to extend its reach and market share in corporate driver training.
Teletrac Navman has secured a new deal with Premier Traffic Management (PTM) to help achieve greater operational efficiency and safety.
Airmax Remote says analysis of data from 15,000 vehicles in 2018 shows high number of idling incidents can be attributed to a harsh winter and a record-breaking hot summer.
The ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification & Vehicles) has broadened its remit to include driver insurance, training accreditation and more.
Applied Driving Techniques (ADT) has teamed up with Sfara to develop a fleet safety and compliance offering that will solve driver behavioral problems rather than simply diagnosing them.
Brake is running a free webinar providing expert information and advice for employers and fleet and road safety professionals as part of their new webinar series ‘The Essentials of Fleet Safety’.
Paul Peers of Peel Ports Group has become the first winner of Activa Contracts’ latest risk management initiative, run in partnership with Lightfoot.
Volvo Cars UK has advised fleet managers to avoid asking “the earth” from business drivers to reduce emissions and environmental impact.
New compliance supergroup aims to ‘blow opposition out of the water’.
Bristol has the highest proportion of drivers with at least three penalty points on their licence, according to the latest DVLA data.
The camera, which can catch drivers from up to 1km away who speed, tailgate, use handheld mobile phones or do not wear seatbelts, is being trialled by Gloucestershire Police.
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