The Driving Doctor has rebranded to Praiso after securing ‘£500k’ of private equity investment.
IAM Roadsmart is calling for “comprehensive” training on the use of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), such as adaptive cruse control and autonomous emergency braking.
Bridgestone announces new hires with Thomas Schmidt departing, while there are also senior hires at Sogo, Red Driving School and Stewart Signs
A round-up of some of the latest fleet industry news, including product launches and contract wins.
In a new strategic agreement, Brightmile have agreed a partnership with DriveTech to strengthen its propositions to fleets.
Driive Consulting expects a 40% increase in business over the next 12 months with the launch of a new training arm, Driive Academy.
Merseyside Police has decided to outsource ‘speed awareness’ and ‘what’s driving us’ courses to DriveTech.
But figures from Lex Autolease suggest rate of increase is slowing, with volumes up just 3%.
Fleet Source has launched an online compliance portal aimed at allowing fleet operators to managing their legal and contractual training requirements.
Fleets and company car, van and truck drivers are being offered remote training to help maintain safety and compliance during the coronavirus pandemic.
Providing the right training to electric vehicle drivers has safety and efficiency benefits for your fleet.
DriveTech are supporting the new ‘50 by 30’ global road death reduction declaration.
Company car and van driver training should take account of Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) and the risks involved in becoming overreliant on the technology.
DriveTech is providing ride-hailing platform Ola with online driver risk assessments and online training modules for its drivers.
Giving older drivers access to higher levels of intuitive in-car technology more helpful than any system of mass re-testing, says the RAC Foundation.
DriveTech has appointed Emma Loveday to the role of new business development manager in the commercial fleet business area.
Almost a third of drivers have experienced a collision or near miss in the past year, but risks are significantly higher for at-work drivers, says DriveTech.
Uber and DriveTech, part of the AA, have collaborated to improve driver skills and road safety.
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.
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