Police forces across the country are considering deploying advanced telematics systems in an effort to drive down costs.
The head of transport at the UK’s fourth largest police force believes others will follow its lead and fit vehicles with sophisticated telematics devices in a bid to manage driver behaviour, improve fleet efficiency and drive down costs.
Research by Intelligent Car Leasing shows the safety levels of vehicles across all UK counties by looking at penalties applied to driving licences in 2013.
Two men have been given four-month jail terms suspended for 18 months, and banned from driving for three years after being caught driving on a dual carriageway at 144mph.
One of the UK’s most successful private motor anti-fraud teams, Asset Protection Unit (APU) and the Merseyside Police force have agreed to share intelligence to help tackle organised crime.
Millions of people risk losing their job or face difficulty getting work if they drink and drive this Christmas, the Government’s latest THINK! drink drive campaign has revealed.
‘Morning after’ drink driving is on the increase with more motorists putting themselves and other road users at risk.
A police force expects to save more than £500,000 a year after it finishes fitting telematics to its vehicle fleet.
The Government could help cut the deficit if all public sector fleet vehicles used recycled parts, a Gloucestershire business owner told ministers this week.
Senior traffic police officers from all over Europe gather in Manchester today (Tuesday, October 1) for the annual conference of TISPOL, the European Traffic Police Network.
A fleet of ten crime-busting Vauxhall Astra Police cars bristling with cutting-edge technology is to go on trial with Hertfordshire Constabulary.
An analysis of 515,248 UK police force records has revealed that cities in the North of England are the worst affected by car crime, with Manchester topping the league table.
Police given powers of on-the-spot penalties for careless driving including tailgating and poor lane discipline.
Workshops are becoming the main area where blue light fleets are working to cope with the reduced budgets prompted by Government austerity measures.
Motorists will welcome news of new powers for police to tackle bad driving, research suggests.
Mitsubishi's Specialist Vehicle Operations Centre, which refits, adapts and upgrades standard Mitsubishi models to meet individual client requirements, is entering its busiest period ever.
General Dynamics UK has unveiled its One Box Single Vehicle Architecture (OBSVA) solution for police vehicles at this year’s Security and Policing show in Farnborough, Hampshire.
Three police forces have abandoned plans to outsource fleet management to support services giant G4S because the agreement being proposed did not suit their “unique and complex” needs.
The independent body that monitors the Met Police is looking at how the force could better procure its vehicles and manage its fleet.
Results from a recent pan-European seatbelt operation show that nearly 100,000 drivers and passengers were detected for not wearing seatbelts.
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