New Speeding Fines – 24/04/17

Drivers caught speeding will soon face stricter penalties and much higher fines, based on what they earn. From April 24, 2017, new rules will come into place in the UK, which could mean offenders could now be charged up to 175% of their weekly income. In the UK, the current penalty for speeding is a £100 fine […]

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April 21, 2017

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The Importance of Licence Checking

When running a fleet, it can seem next to impossible to keep track of your drivers’ information. Checking which drivers have licences that are expired or need updating, or those that may have points or disqualifications can often seem like a monumental task. This is particularly true for larger fleets that may have dozens, or […]

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March 30, 2017

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Road Safety Week 2016: Make the Pledge

Today marks the final day of BRAKE Charity’s Road Safety Week campaign. This annual campaign involves a number of events at schools and businesses across the country. Each year, BRAKE picks out a theme for the campaign. This year, that’s Make the Pledge – and they’re challenging drivers, passengers and other road users to follow six […]

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November 25, 2016

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Tyre Safety Month 2016

    Take a moment to consider the tyres on your vehicle. Do you know how worn down they are? When did you last check the pressure? Are they under/over inflated, damaged, or punctured?   More than 1 in 4 British motorists only change their tyres when they are already classed as illegal. This means […]

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October 26, 2016

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Vehicle Checks – Vans

  If you drive regularly, then no doubt you’ve seen plenty of vehicles that are less than roadworthy. Broken wing mirrors, shattered brake lights, and flat-looking tyres are all obvious signs of a poorly kept vehicle.   While it’s expected that a company will maintain their vehicles correctly, the ultimate responsibility for checking a van […]

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July 14, 2016

Blind Spots – Raising Awareness

We all know them – those spots around the vehicle where you just can’t see. Even with additional mirrors, which were brought in as standard for HGVs in 2009, there are still several large blind spots around your average vehicle.   As part of our new video series, we carried out some visibility tests with […]

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June 16, 2016

Off-road 4 x 4 Training

  Earlier this year, we received a request from one of our regular clients. Their work had led them to require the use of 4×4 vehicles – which needed to be driven off-road across steep peaks and muddy terrain.     Luckily, we were happy to help! We were able to organise a series of […]

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April 4, 2016

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Energy Saving Trust – Eco Driver Training

    We’re pleased to announce that as of February 2016, we are able to offer specialised eco-driving training to our clients. This training is approved by the Energy Saving Trust and delivered by one of our fantastic assessors.   Driving is expensive; it’s estimated the average UK driver spends around £3,500 per year* just […]

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March 16, 2016

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Drug Driving Laws

One year ago today, UK drug driving laws changed. The new rules were designed to crack down on those drivers who get behind the wheel while under the influence of drugs. It became an offence to have more than a set amount of 17 different controlled drugs in your body. The rule is inclusive of […]

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March 2, 2016

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