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Blogs and Comment
22 Dec 14
Mike Waters' blog: 22 December - A green Christmas?
I talked a lot this year about new vehicle technologies; the pros, the cons, the practicalities and the take-up. There is no doubt that hybrid, and to...
19 Dec 14
Richard Schooling's blog: 19 December: A strong year
Company car numbers are up and CO2 emissions are down again. you reviewed the UK's economy in 2014 for signs of sustainable growth, the fleet industr...
17 Dec 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 17th December - All I Want For Christmas is safer drivers
My final road safety meeting of 2014 was with a driver who wasn't a frequent traveller, but was about to embark on an incredibly long trip.
10 Dec 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 10 December - ignore the road signs - your sat-nav will get you there!
The three-point turn could be dropped from the country's driving tests after the Government signaled the assessment's biggest changes in 20 years.
05 Dec 14
Mike Waters' blog: 5 December - It's not what you know, but where you live
Many of us have a view on which countries have the best and worst drivers. Normally a generalisation based on the occasional holiday abroad or a taxi ...
01 Dec 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 1 December 2014 - Should the rest of the UK reduce the drink drive limit?
On the 5th December 2014, Scotland will lower its blood alcohol limit from 80mg to 50mg in every 100ml of blood. This will leave the rest of the UK an...
25 Nov 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 25 November - a tight squeeze for company car drivers
Parking spaces are no longer big enough for the larger vehicles on our roads, leading to nearly £750million a year in repair bills for minor bumps and...
20 Nov 14
Mike Waters' blog: 20 November - An important week
This week is national Road Safety Week, organised by road safety charity Brake, and sadly the timing couldn't be more appropriate. As we come off the ...
19 Nov 14
John Davies' blog: 19 November - time for the industry to get its act together
The vehicle remarketing process usually requires vehicles that are about to be remarketed to be inspected. Seems straightforward enough, but it isn't.
12 Nov 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 12 November - do your drivers read everything you send to them?
When did you last read the vehicle handbook in your glove compartment? The answer for most people is, 'When I had a problem or needed information'.
06 Nov 14
Mike Waters' blog: 6th November: Progress at the pumps
For anyone working in the automotive sector, myself included, new vehicle technologies are regularly a source of conversation. Most people have a view...
31 Oct 14
Mike Waters' blog 31st October: Changing times
The clocks have changed and suddenly it feels a bit like Winter. The heater in my car is working overtime as I try to adjust to the falling temperatur...
28 Oct 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 28th October: Don't let your company vehicles damage your brand
Lex Autolease reported that almost 90% of customers feel tradespeople should take greater care in the appearance of their vans.
23 Oct 14
Mike Waters' blog: 23rd October - Road to nowhere
There are few more frustrating things than being stuck in traffic when you need to be somewhere. For any driver that does a daily commute traffic jams...
22 Oct 14
Ashley Sowerby's blog: 22nd October - Why investing a little in software makes sense
Recently, I was at an industry event and chatting to a fleet manager. I made a statement that was met with a quizzical look: to get the most out of yo...
21 Oct 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 21st October: would a harder driving test result in safer company drivers or less company drivers?
Some topics seem to raise their heads every so often - one being a call for a tougher basic car driving test.
13 Oct 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 13th October: what can drivers learn from Dublin's air crash?
The headline in the Daily Mail on October 8th read, 'Passengers watch in horror as two Ryanair planes collide on Dublin Airport runway - leaving one w...
07 Oct 14
Mike Waters' blog 7th October: Leap of faith
PACTS, the transport safety advisors to Parliament, are focusing their autumn conference this year on driverless vehicles. It's a really interesting s...
03 Oct 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 3rd October: are driving instructors to blame for ill-prepared young company car drivers?
Providing new, young drivers with a company car can be a risky business.
24 Sep 14
Mike Waters' blog: 24th September: Momentum is building
For a number of years there has been a lot of commentary about electric vehicles, and particularly debate around whether they will be the popular powe...
17 Sep 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 17th September: New in car texting system doesn't make me LOL
11 Sep 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 11th September: the kids are back to school, but its adults that need a lesson in road safety
10 Sep 14
Ashley Sowerby's blog: 10 September - Should fleets wear the Apple Watch?
8 Sep 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 8th September: The battle of the motoring groups!
3 Sep 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 3rd September: what could your drivers learn from Andy Murray?
2 Sep 14
Mike Waters' blog: 2nd September: Looking over the channel
29 Aug 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 29th August: Is it time to throw away the highway code?
26 Aug 14
Mike Waters' blog: 26th August: Changing thresholds
22 Aug 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 22nd August: you can't get caught speeding on a bend!
21 Aug 14
Mike Waters' blog: 21st August: A shared responsibility
20 Aug 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 20th August: It wasn't my fault your honour! No-one told me to update my knowledge!
19 Aug 14
Mike Waters' blog: 19th August: Momentum is building
18 Aug 14
Richard Schooling's blog: 18th August: Jams tomorrow
14 Aug 14
Graham Hurdle blog: 14th August: are road safety groups just a pawn in the Government's game?
13 Aug 14
Mike Waters' blog: 13th August: Thrifty with fuel
5 Aug 14
Simon Best's blog: 4th August 2014: What to do following an accident
4 Aug 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 4th August: Sun, Alcohol and Driving - A dangerous cocktail!
22 Jul 14
Mike Waters' blog: 22nd July: An international approach
21 Jul 14
Mike Waters' blog: 21 July - A glimpse into the future
16 Jul 14
Paul Barker's blog: 15 July 2014 - Charging charge could become a big deal
9 Jul 14
Mike Waters' blog: 9 July 2014 - Really important ratings
2 Jul 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 2 July 2014 - Congestion: our problem or our fault?
10 Jun 14
Mike Waters' blog: 10 June 2014 - Practical efficiency
6 Jun 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 6 June 2014 - Over half of drivers admit to tailgating, but what is it?
5 Jun 14
Mike Waters' blog: 5 June 2014 - Limiting premium theft
4 Jun 14
Paul Barker's blog: 4 June 2014 - Looking like a pretty smart move
3 Jun 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 3 June 2014 - Lower bird droppings and the incidence of accidents
2 Jun 14
Mike Waters' blog: 2 June 2014 - Clean living
30 May 14
Ashley Sowerby's blog: 30 May 2014 - Getting the most out of software
23 May 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 23 May 2014 - Do road signs make roads safer or are they just pointless?
22 May 14
Roddy Graham's blog: 22 May 2014 - The future of consumption figures
21 May 14
Mike Waters' blog: 21 May 2014 - No substitute
13 May 14
Mike Waters' blog: 13 May 2014 - Space for technology
7 May 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 6 May 2014 - Why do so many people drink Coca Cola? And what does it have to do with road safety?
29 Apr 14
Paul Barker's blog: 29 April 2014 - Premium class
22 Apr 14
Mike Waters' blog: 22 April 2014 - Papering over the cracks
17 Apr 14
Paul Barker's blog: 17 April 2014 - Surprisingly meek acceptance of punishing BIK changes
9 Apr 14
Ashley Sowerby's blog: 9 April 2014 - Common sense fleet management
4 Apr 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 4 April 2014 - That's not how I learned to drive
3 Apr 14
Mike Waters' blog: 3 April 2014 - Always room to improve
2 Apr 14
Simon Best's blog: 2 April 2014 - Staying alert 9-5
1 Apr 14
Graham Hurdle's blog: 1 April 2014 - Cut your mileage, reap the benefits
31 Mar 14
Mike Waters' blog: 31 March 2014 - A thrifty future
28 Mar 14
Ashley Sowerby's blog: 28 March 2014 - How to use your fleet
27 Mar 14
Roddy Graham's blog: 27 March 2014 - Are you ready for the future?
26 Mar 14
Paul Barker's blog: 26 March 2014 - Business car drivers out in the cold
25 Mar 14
Graham Hurdle's bog: 25 March 2014 - Is it speed or inappropriate speed that kills?
21 Mar 14
Mike Waters' blog: 21 March 2014 - The hydrogen fuel sell
20 Mar 14
Graham Hurdle's bog: 20 March 2014 - Are your drivers influenced by television?
19 Mar 14
Matt Dyer's blog: 19 March 2014 - Transport policies after the next general election
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