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Blogs and Comment
24 Dec 12
Mike Waters' blog: 24 December 2012 - Fill Your Boots
Christmas is now upon us and it's worth being prepared for adverse weather, which lets face it, we should be starting to get used to now.
18 Dec 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 18 December 2012 - A mixed year for the motorist
As we head towards the end of the year it's good to reflect on the 12 months just gone, and I have to say that, consistent with the shape of the overa...
17 Dec 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 17 December 2012 - A dog's dinner
If you haven't seen the footage of the dogs driving cars in New Zealand it's worth a look http://youtu.be/BWAK0J8Uhzk
14 Dec 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 14 December 2012 - Do you know your vehicle?
Cars are becoming more technical. They come with lots of great gadgets, are packed full of Smart technology, and do plenty of things on the driver's b...
12 Dec 12
Paul Barker's blog: 12 December 2012 - Fuelling fires rather than offering answers
Speculating in the run-up to a Budget or the Autumn Statement is always a little tricky, as the vested interests of different parties and groups make ...
11 Dec 12
Simon Best's blog: 11 December 2012 - Why does it always rain on me?
In high winds and torrential rain, our advice is the same as for driving in all extreme weather conditions. Ask yourself, do you really need to make t...
07 Dec 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 7 December 2012 - Taking its toll
I recently read an article about plans for a number of new tolling schemes in the UK.
06 Dec 12
Paul Barker's blog: 6 December 2012 - Educating an industry to take on training
It's not the first time Roddy Graham, the chairman for the Institute of Car Fleet Management, has made this point, but the key message in his opening ...
06 Dec 12
Simon Best's blog: 6 December 2012 - No cold stalling
Now that winter has well and truly arrived, you need to make sure you leave yourself enough time to prepare your car.
05 Dec 12
Roddy Graham's blog: 5 December 2012 - Conference success
The news that London homeowners are going to be incentivised with free electric recharging points, worth £1,500, in return for off-street parking via ...
04 Dec 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 4 December 2012 - The morning after Christmas crackdown - how do you know if you are over the limit?
It's good news that the police have put out their annual warning that there's going to be a real focus on morning after drink drivers.
03 Dec 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 3 December 2012 - From F1 to the M1
Where there is competition there is also innovation - that's the reason why the technologies we see in motorsport today often influence the vehicles t...
29 Nov 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 29 November 2012 - US naming and shaming - could it work here?
If you haven't yet seen the YouTube footage it's incredible to see Shena Hardin's driving.
28 Nov 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 28 November 2012 - An unbreakable bond
In times of heightened environmental awareness and concern, when being green isn't just desirable it's also fashionable, the car has taken a bit of a ...
27 Nov 12
Matt Dyer's blog: 27 November 2012 - Stand and deliver: toll roads are a shortcut to highway robbery
Over the last few months we have seen a growing tide of news stories suggesting the UK government is contemplating a rise in toll roads.
26 Nov 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 26 November 2012 - Why worry about road signs? A third of drivers can't see them anyway
Two stories caught my attention recently: transport secretary Patrick McLoughlin speaking out about unnecessary and "ugly" signs which clutter up the ...
23 Nov 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 23 November 2012 - Bag a bargain
People love nothing more than getting a good deal. That's why in early January, the shops will be a nightmare, full of bargain hunters looking to buy ...
21 Nov 12
Andy Hartley's blog: Wednesday 21 November - Winter tyres and duty of care
As we approach winter, the challenges facing road safety charity Brake and its Road Safety Week campaign (19-25 November) become all the more visible ...
20 Nov 12
Mike Waters' blog: Tuesday 20 November - Law of averages
It doesn't seem like long ago when speed cameras first started appearing on the UK's roads. Now, the face of speed enforcement is changing, and like m...
19 Nov 12
Simon Best's Blog: Monday 19 November - What lies beneath
When you lift the bonnet up, do you know where the washer liquid goes? We all can vaguely remember the moment your test examiner asked you to point o...
16 Nov 12
Roddy Graham's blog: Friday 16 November 2012 - Rising tide of road deaths
15 Nov 12
Simon Best's Blog: Thursday 15 November 2012 - Don't get caught up in a crash for cash scam
14 Nov 12
Mike Waters' blog: 13 November 2012 - All change
13 Nov 12
Paul Barker's blog: 13 November 2012 - The return of BusinessCar's influential website rating survey
6 Nov 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 6 November 2012 - Will increased monitoring of at-work driving offences win the public vote?
1 Nov 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 1 November 2012 - Reaching your fleet's sustainable potential
30 Oct 12
Paul Barker's blog: 30 October 2012 - Green progress but also some eco inertia
29 Oct 12
Roddy Graham's blog: 29 October 2012 - The 'dirty little secrets' of electric vehicles
24 Oct 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 24 October 2012 - Under pressure
19 Oct 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 19 October 2012 - Get your own house in order
17 Oct 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 17 October 2012 - Are companies an easy target for motorway contractors?
16 Oct 12
Paul Barker's blog: 16 October 2012 - Year of consolidation closes with hint of another
10 Oct 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 10 October 2012 - Pesky passengers
8 Oct 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 8 October 2012 - Is a colleague's accident less important than a family one?
4 Oct 12
Roddy Graham's blog: 4 October 2012 - California dreaming
2 Oct 12
Paul Barker's blog: 2 October 2012 - Poor Budget decision bites back
1 Oct 12
Richard Schooling's blog: 1 October 2012 - The looking-glass world of petrol prices
24 Sep 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 24 September 2012 - The invisible support
20 Sep 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 20 September 2012 - Health and safety laws relaxed - but fleet operators shouldn't be!
17 Sep 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 17 September 2012 - A clear and unwavering trend
13 Sep 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 13 September 2012 - Rubbernecking takes a sinister twist
12 Sep 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 12 September 2012 - Falling into the trap
11 Sep 12
Roddy Graham's blog: 11 September 2012 - UK manufacturing back on track
10 Sep 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 10 September 2012 - Talking to passengers is the latest danger for drivers
7 Sep 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 7 September 2012 - The bigger picture cuts costs
6 Sep 12
Paul Barker's blog: 6 September 2012 - Pumping up the volume?
28 Aug 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 28 August 2012 - On shaky foundations
23 Aug 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 23 August 2012 - A fuel campaign may raise awareness, but it won't reduce prices
22 Aug 12
Simon Best's blog: 22 August 2012 - Take me home, country road
21 Aug 12
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20 Aug 12
Mike Waters' blog: 20 August 2012 - Out of Control
16 Aug 12
Richard Schooling's blog: 16 August 2012 - Productivity trumps perk
15 Aug 12
Simon Best's blog: 15 August 2012 - Dealing with speed
14 Aug 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 14 August 2012 - Tempted by the train
13 Aug 12
Richard Schooling's blog: 13 August 2012 - Change is coming to the fleet market
10 Aug 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 10 August 2012 - It's always the quiet ones
10 Aug 12
Simon Best's blog: 10 August 2012 - Driving pretty in Italy
9 Aug 12
Roddy Graham's blog: 9 August 2012 - Turn it up to 11
8 Aug 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 8 August 2012 - Directors should set the tone for safe driving
7 Aug 12
Paul Barker's blog: 7 August 2012 - Not that much of a grey area
31 Jul 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 31 July 2012 - A concerning trend
30 Jul 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 30 July 2012 - The Sun's out and the pub gardens are full, but beware drink driving
27 Jul 12
Simon Best's blog: 27 July 2012 - Driving abroad needn't be a Spain in the neck
27 Jul 12
Paul Barker's blog: 27 July 2012 - The tax disc's time is up
26 Jul 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 26 July 2012 - Plugging the gap
25 Jul 12
Simon Best's blog: 25 July 2012 - Don't be an Olympic hopeful
24 Jul 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 24 July 2012 - One crashed phone network crash causes mass business havoc
23 Jul 12
Mike Waters' Blog: 23 July 2012 - A new language
16 Jul 12
Roddy Graham's blog: 16 July 2012 - Particulately worrying
13 Jul 12
Graham Hurdle's blog: 13 July 2012 - When are we going to admit it might be raining?
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