Potholes, punctures and pizza

Potholes, punctures and pizza

Everybody hates potholes. I don’t think I’m alone in that… In fact, I’ve memorised where all of the potholes are on my route to work so that I can avoid them without even thinking. But one thing that people don’t associate with potholes is pizza. Well, Domino’s Pizza is changing that. They’re fed up with ... Read More
 
Vehicle repair bills on the rise?

Vehicle repair bills on the rise?

 Vehicle repairs in the UK could be set for a significant price hike if European Union (EU) rules around components come into force… The EU is set to announce that from 2023, small businesses MUST use manufacturer-branded parts when repairing vehicles, meaning that prices could be on the rise. But hang on, didn’t we leave ... Read More
 
Safety first, always…

Safety first, always…

  Safety always comes first when it comes to driving. Or at least, it should. We’re used to dealing with risk management when it comes to driver safety and reducing risk levels within fleets is just what we do. So, when we come across things on the road that are so brazen, it’s quite something. ... Read More
 
Green replacements for car insurance write-offs?

Green replacements for car insurance write-offs?

Insurers could start replacing written-off or stolen cars with electric vehicles (EVs)… And that’s big news for the automotive industry. The plans are part of a long-term plan to improve sustainability, but how would you feel if an EV suddenly turned up after your car had been nicked?! Okay, it’s probably not going to work ... Read More
 
UK set to begin platooning trial for fleet operators

UK set to begin platooning trial for fleet operators

The Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) has moved forward with the next stage of platooning trials in the UK, as it looks to hear from HGV operators that could participate. Platooning involves trucks forming an identically spaced-out convoy which is organised in such a way that means that HGVs can drive closer together over long distances. ... Read More
 
Fines set to increase on London’s red routes?

Fines set to increase on London’s red routes?

An increase in the maximum fine on London's red routes has been proposed by Transport for London (TfL). The routes make up London’s busiest roads, with just 5% of roads carrying up to 30% of the city’s traffic. Under the proposals, the maximum fine for offences would increase from £130 to £160. The figure hasn’t ... Read More