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Blogs and Comment
29 Dec 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 29 December 2009 - The end of year finale
With the New Year fast approaching, it's time to get all sentimental about 2009 before it's consigned to the history books, so I continue my review of...
23 Dec 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 23 December 2009 - Principality of darkness
Carmarthenshire is not the sort of place you might expect to visit when searching for signs and portents for 2010.
22 Dec 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 22 December 2009 - Too much happened to fit into one blog
While many of us are more focussed on a man with a bushy white beard and red jump suit powering through the sky (and I'm not talking about Richard Bra...
21 Dec 09
Damian James' Blog: 21 December 2009 - Crash
The snow has hit the South East and caused the usual chaos. Of course it had to come on the last day of term as well which has added to the confusion ...
17 Dec 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 17 December 2009 - Christmas thinking
Our neighbours, the Transport Research Laboratory, last week highlighted the dangers of using hand-held mobile phones while driving. We all know it's ...
16 Dec 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 16 December 2009 - Sobering statistics
Christmas and drink-driving campaigns go together like, well, turkey and stuffing.
15 Dec 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 15 December 2009 - Don't lose sight of your responsibilities
Driving in mist or fog is tricky and dangerous, your visibility is restricted, you can't see potential hazards and don't have as long as you normally ...
15 Dec 09
YOUNG AT HEART: Substance abuse
It's easy to be cynical at Pre-Budget time. There have been enough occasions where the initial announcement sounds promising for the fleet industry, o...
10 Dec 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 10 December 2009 - Electrifying budget
Electric vehicles are very much flavour of the month with Government. Chancellor Alistair Darling in this week's Pre-Budget Report has announced that ...
08 Dec 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 8 December 2009 - The weight of green pressure
2009 has been a year of great development in vehicle technologies and while safety and performance remain high on the agenda, one of the key drivers f...
04 Dec 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 4 December 2009 - Papering over the cracks
It seems as if the Government is trying to squeeze a quart into a pint pot. Converting hard shoulders for peak time running appears to be a favoured c...
01 Dec 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 1 December 2009 - Move the odds in your favour
The weather is dismal at the moment with high winds and rain making driving more difficult and more treacherous. With water all over the roads one of ...
01 Dec 09
YOUNG AT HEART: An opportunity for the fleet industry
When an MP says they're willing to help you, and all you have to do is tell them how, you know you're on to a winner.
30 Nov 09
Damian James' Blog: 30 November 2009 - Going Dutch?
The Dutch Government has announced this week that they will be introducing a pay per kilometre road charging system in 2012.
27 Nov 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 27 November 2009 - Losing the climate battle
Any way you look at it, the majority of the UK's real carbon reduction activity is taking place in the transport arena, with fleet users in the forefr...
26 Nov 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 26 November 2009 - Safety sense
This week is Road Safety Week, the annual initiative organised by Brake, the independent road safety charity. I hope it's a better week than most, whi...
24 Nov 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 24 November 2009 - Nothing Scrooge-like about reducing fuel costs
The period between now and the end of the year certainly isn't a cheap one with the festive season moving into full swing. With this in mind, the last...
23 Nov 09
Damian James' Blog: 20 November 2009 - Licence to ride?
So I'm just about to send off for my updated photo card driving licence, but why am I worried?
19 Nov 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 19 November 2009 - Green shoots
Everywhere I go, I hear people talk of green shoots appearing. Our own business has certainly seen an upswing with several major new account wins rece...
17 Nov 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 17 November 2009 - Road dynamics
The M1, our first and most famous motorway, is about to reach its 50th birthday. Designed to cope with 13,000 vehicles a day, it reached that capacity...
17 Nov 09
YOUNG AT HEART: Twitter sorts the great from the good
12 Nov 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 12 November 2009 - Manslaughter guidelines
10 Nov 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 10 November 2009 - Mindless drivers
9 Nov 09
Damian James' Blog: 9 November 2009 - Fireworks over black boxes
5 Nov 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 5 November 2009 - Climate cost
4 Nov 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 4 November 2009 - Ikea cars running on Google electricity?
3 Nov 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 3 November - Corners can't always be cut
3 Nov 09
YOUNG AT HEART: Do as they say, and not as they do?
29 Oct 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 29 October 2009 - Public transport
27 Oct 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 27 October 2009 - Green machines or mean machines?
22 Oct 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 22 October 2009 - GP lessons
21 Oct 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 21 October 2009 - Perils of the post
19 Oct 09
Damian James' Blog: 19 October 2009 - Drivers, surplus to requirement
15 Oct 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 15 October 2009 - Transport policy
14 Oct 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 14 October 2009 - Disentangling strategy and tactics
13 Oct 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 13 October 2009 - Get a grip on your vehicle
12 Oct 09
Damian James' Blog: 9 October 2009 - Dealer service times
6 Oct 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 6 October 2009 - Only the strongest will survive
6 Oct 09
YOUNG AT HEART: Your opinion matters
5 Oct 09
Damian James' Blog: 5 October 2009 - Deal me a break
2 Oct 09
BusinessCar Office Blog: 2 October 2009 - Testing times
1 Oct 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 1 October 2009 - On your bike
30 Sep 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 30 September 2009 - Banking on business cars
29 Sep 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 29 September 2009 - Paying the price for a space
28 Sep 09
Damian James' Blog: 25 September 2009 - Manual intervention
27 Sep 09
BusinessCar Office Blog: 27 September 2009 - Meeke wins IRC 2009 Championship
25 Sep 09
BusinessCar Office Blog: 25 September 2009 - It's a strain to take the train
25 Sep 09
BusinessCar Office Blog: 26 September 2009 - Sanremo Rally
24 Sep 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 24 September 2009 - Political climate change
22 Sep 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 22 September 2009 - Lethal concoction for drivers
22 Sep 09
YOUNG AT HEART: A choice for the future
17 Sep 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 17 September 2009 - Frankfurt show
15 Sep 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 15 September - Tough times encourage good habits
10 Sep 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 10 September 2009 - Phone charging
9 Sep 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 9 September 2009 - Green shoots in the tarmac
8 Sep 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 8 September 2009 - Fuelling debate
4 Sep 09
BusinessCar Office Blog: 4 September 2009 - Award-winning advertising
3 Sep 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 3 September 2009 - High time for drug campaign
2 Sep 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 2 September - Wakey wakey
1 Sep 09
Damian James' Blog: 1 September 2009 - Caller on the line
28 Aug 09
BusinessCar Office Blog: 28 August 2009 - Land Rover's fleet connections
26 Aug 09
Mark Sinclair's Blog: 26 August 2009 - Ten years is a short time in emissions reduction as well as politics
25 Aug 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 25 August 2009 - Is the driver an endangered species?
25 Aug 09
YOUNG AT HEART: The best technology in the business
21 Aug 09
BusinessCar Office Blog: 21 August 2009 - Scrapping over scrappage
20 Aug 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 20 August 2009 - Smart traffic
18 Aug 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 18 August 2009 - The influence of the East
17 Aug 09
Damian James' Blog: 17 August 2009 - Calling for quality
13 Aug 09
Roddy Graham's Blog: 12 August 2009 - Prancing around
11 Aug 09
Mike Waters' Blog: 11 August 2009 - What goes around comes around
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