Bad drivers are the biggest cause of road accidents in the UK.
IAM RoadSmart is calling for politicians to put post-test training and human behaviour at the heart of the road safety debate in the next Parliament.
Fit-to-drive declarations are becoming more important in the light of increased levels of drink and drug driving reported by the police, says FleetCheck.
Licence Check has seen a 79% year-on-year increase in licence checks, figures from the DVLA show.
One in 10 drivers (12%) say stress caused by work is the main reason for accidents, according to new research from Lightfoot.
Fleet managers have been praised for educating drivers around the use of AdBlue, but the AA says education must continue.
The Jeep Cherokee and Peugeot 208 have broken a run of 25 five-star safety awards for new launches in 2019, while there were top marks for two BMWs.
The Government says previous concerns over the impact an increase would have on pollution could need revisiting with a rise in electric vehicles (EVs).
Data from the Department for Transport (DfT) reveals that defective brakes contributed to a total of 3,894 accidents from 2013 to 2018.
By Colin Tourick, professor of automotive management
Fleets are being urged to put a disaster recovery plan in place in order to prepare for every eventuality ahead of October 31.
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.
Brake Safety Awards winners announced
Hyundai has developed a new centre side airbag, which aims to separate the space between driver and passenger.
The milestone comes as Licence Bureau continues to raise awareness among businesses of the driver and vehicle compliance challenges faced daily.
Collision avoidance and emergency braking are the two most desired advanced driver assistance systems by fleet managers, research by Arval has found.
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.
Brake is arguing for graduated driver licences after data showed that, on average, 33 new drivers lost their licence every day after reaching six penalty points.
A training course has been launched by Highways England to help the roadside recovery industry operate safely on smart motorways.
Licence Check and Airmax Remote have announced a data integration partnership, which will enhance driver safety based on telematics feedback.
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