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£2500 fine for commercial drivers using mobile ‘phones

In a new move to crack down on the illegal use of mobile ‘phones by drivers, even tougher penalties came into force in England, Scotland and Wales this month.  Drivers of buses or goods vehicles could get a maximum fine of £2,500.  Drivers can be fined £200 and get 6 penalty points and newly qualified […]

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Driving Up Standards

Improving the driving standards of your firm’s commercial drivers and staff that regularly drive as part of their job takes both time and effort.  If you’re a senior fleet manager or owner manager in a commercial haulage or transport business you’ll know that keeping all your staff interested in improving road safety can have a […]

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Reduce Accident Risks – Improve Commercial Driver Vetting in 2017

According to Aviva, a third of all accidents relating to motor vehicles involve new drivers within the first 12 months of being employed. So one of the most important tasks for any firm, especially commercial haulage operators taking on new drivers, is vetting them rigorously and putting them through a robust induction programme. As an […]

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How telematics improve road safety for fleet drivers and profits for haulage operators

Improving road safety among fleet drivers should be getting easier every year as technology improves and more commercial haulage operators adopt the latest devices. Being used more widely in the commercial haulage sector, telematics are simply smart business tools that track what’s happening with vehicles, with drivers and other road users. Telematics allow fleet operators […]

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