Category: Automotive

fleet management downtime

What are the Dangers of Downtime for Fleet Management?

Downtime is costly for businesses.  When it comes to fleet management it can cost SMEs on average £200 a day, according to figures quoted...

tyres

Can Changing Tyres Cost Fleets Dearly?

Tyres are the parts of a vehicle in direct contact with the road, so it follows that they have a vital role to play in vehicle safety....

company car

Why is Company Car and Pool Car Confusion Costly?

Many see the company car as an employee perk, albeit an expensive one when it comes to tax.  Classifying the car as a Benefit in Kind is...

winter tyres

Fleet Managers: Are You Prepared for Safer Winter Tyres?

For many European drivers, changing to winter tyres is second nature, but in the UK, it is still something that many people are undecided...

tyre pressure

Is Low Tyre Pressure a Priority for Fleets?

An AA Populus poll revealed that in 2015, nearly a third of UK accidents, where vehicle defects were a contributory factor, involved low...

driver fatigue

Why Is Driver Fatigue a Business Risk?

New research from the Department for Transport has found that driver fatigue contributes to more road accidents in the UK than...

better driving for fleet businesses

Can Better Driver Habits Improve Fleet Businesses?

For many fleet businesses, there is a constant squeeze on margins from costs that are inherent to how they are run.  Alongside these...

clean air zones - exhaust

Will Clean Air Zones Affect Future Fleet Business?

The UK Government’s air quality plan is controversial. It is inflaming opinion from different sides. Environmental lawyers are accusing...

fleet managers - vehicle repairs

Fleet Managers: How Important is Preventative Maintenance?

Fleet Managers need to maximise fleet performance and vehicle availability.  One key way to do this is to undertake preventative...

telematics - fleet management

How Can Telematics Aid Effective Fleet Management?

Telematics are a well-established means for recording data about vehicles.  Principally, their location and how long they have taken to...