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Life sentences for drivers who kill

Life sentences for drivers who kill

If you follow the news then I’m sure you’ve seen the hugely important change that’s been made to the dangerous driving laws? If not, let me fill you in… Ministers have agreed that drivers who cause death as a result of driving while using a mobile, or driving dangerously will ... Read More
 
Five year high on UK road fatalities

Five year high on UK road fatalities

I was doing my usual scout around the various news sites earlier, and I came across this pretty scary statistic: Road fatalities in the UK reached a FIVE YEAR high last year, with 1,792 people killed on our roads. Here’s the original article There was an 8% rise in fatalities ... Read More
 
Tesla shares drop 3% after first autonomous car fatality

Tesla shares drop 3% after first autonomous car fatality

US authorities are investigating the first death potentially caused by self-driving technology. The driver of a Tesla car died in Florida in May after colliding with a lorry. Under scrutiny is Tesla's Autopilot feature, which automatically changes lanes and reacts to traffic. In a statement, Tesla said it appeared the ... Read More
 
Driving Monitor Mock Trial of a Grey Fleet driver

Driving Monitor Mock Trial of a Grey Fleet driver

Mock Trial Courtroom drama to demonstrate how a 'Grey Fleet' serious road accident would be handled in court Driving Monitor have teamed up with Shoosmiths solicitors to deliver a new Mock Trial event which is being held for 2 days at this year's Safety & Health Expo at the ExCeL in ... Read More
 
The iPhone Wallet may allow DVLA licence checks on the iPhone

DVLA licence checks on the iPhone

Digital trends highlights how the DVLA driving licence checks service may roll out to the iPhone in an Apple Pay style system. The Wallet app on your iPhone may soon hold more than tickets, your Apple Pay cards, and boarding passes. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) in the U.K. is apparently working on ... Read More
 
End of the road for grey speed cameras – all cameras to be Yellow by October 2016

End of the road for grey speed cameras – all cameras to be Yellow by October 2016

The Government have announced changes to the UK speeding camera network, first seen on the gov.co.uk website here: https://www.gov.uk/government/news/end-of-the-road-for-grey-speed-cameras government announces common sense approach to speed cameras on motorways working speed cameras to be yellow by October 2016 move follows a review of cameras to ensure they are visible and ... Read More
 

Driving Monitor expanding fleet driver trainer network

Driver trainers wanted Driving Monitor has been delivering driver risk management solutions since 2001, and has the UK’s longest standing web-based risk assessment tool on the market. Alongside our risk management packages, we offer training solutions, and recruit the best self-employed fleet registered trainers to provide on road training to our customers. We're ... Read More