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A colossal mistake and 28 Teslas

A colossal mistake and 28 Teslas

If you ever went to the supermarket in the middle of March, you probably found your jaw dropping rather a lot. Mine certainly did. I’d stop still, staring around in disbelief at the rows and rows of empty shelves, thanks to the deluge of panic buying that took over the entire country for a few ... Read More
 
E.ON continue to work with Driving Monitor to keep drivers safe

E.ON continue to work with Driving Monitor to keep drivers safe

Driving Monitor has been working with E.ON UK PLC over the last 5 years to manage around 9,000 employees under the driver risk management programme. Some of the successful projects undertaken include the integration of the Trakm8 telematics data set for a more in-depth analysis of driver behaviour and the integration of ... Read More
 
Key essential drivers combat Covid-19

Key essential drivers combat Covid-19

Driving Monitor have put together an essential guide for key drivers who still need to drive for business. This free poster is available as a free download for all fleets with safety advice to help protect key workers who drive and the things they need to be aware of with ... Read More
 
Real drunk driver footage from a dashcam

Real drunk driver footage from a dashcam

This real footage was taken from a dashcam of a drunk driver released by Sussex Police. You can see how many times this driver nearly crashes as she loses concentration. Please share to spread the message. #dontdrinkanddrive #driversafety Have you ever seen anyone driving like this whilst out on the ... Read More
 
‘Laid bare loophole’ in licence laws?

‘Laid bare loophole’ in licence laws?

This week the BBC news broke the story of the M1 fatal minibus crash "laid bare the loophole" where employers are not automatically told of drivers losing their licence. Eight minibus occupants were killed in the crash in August caused by two lorry drivers - one of whom had lost their ... Read More
 
Restrained or you’ll pay

Restrained or you’ll pay

Did you know the Highway Code specifically states that dogs and other animals must be “suitably restrained” when in a vehicle, but that very few people abide by this rule? And the penalty for breaking it? A whopping £2,500! This point is an important one, and it’s really relevant for ... Read More
 
6 in 10 business looking to move away from diesel

6 in 10 business looking to move away from diesel

I was just reading this article that talks about a recent RAC survey that suggests that 6 in 10 larger businesses are considering a permanent move away from diesel. The survey also suggests that nearly 50% of ALL businesses are considering scrapping diesel. Now, I know that the stats don’t ... Read More
 
Defra fleet ditching diesel

Defra fleet ditching diesel

Did you see the news piece about Defra fleet chief Dale Eynon this week? He’s set out a new strategy for Defra: getting rid of all the diesel vehicles in their fleet and replacing them with hybrids or electrics in the next 7 years. Pretty ambitious, right? In the interview ... Read More