Fleet Point Industry News


Dashcam: A picture paints a thousand words

28th October 2020

We have all seen the publicity on TV and online that exposes bad driving on our roads in the UK and worldwide. The essential ingredient that draws us all in is the dashcam footage of the bad behaviour ...

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Breath tests at lowest level for 18 years

28th October 2020

Figures released by the Home Office* show that the number of roadside breath tests are at their lowest point since 2002. Just 285,380 roadside breath tests were conducted last year compared to...

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Personal leasing demand helps offset market decline

28th October 2020

The overall BVRLA lease fleet shrank by 3.6% year-on-year according to the latest Q2-2020 Quarterly Leasing Survey, as a 2.1% growth in the LCV fleet size partially offset the 5.2% drop in th...

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DA Techs invests in upskilling young, ambitious apprentice

27th October 2020

Well-known alloy wheel repair company, DA Techs, is looking to the next generation of workers as the growing business takes on a young Digital Marketing Apprentice despite COVID’s impact on industry and ...

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Electric company car leasing is on the rise thanks to 0% BiK

27th October 2020

Electric company car leasing is growing exponentially in the UK since the government announced 0% Benefit-in-Kind tax for employees making the switch to electric company cars. EVision Electric Vehicl...

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Cars parts made from rice husks?

27th October 2020

It’s the most popular food on the planet, the basis of world-famous dishes and now… its husk can also be part of a car. We’re talking about rice and in particular, rice husks. In an innovation pil...

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Police launch national campaign to protect road users from uninsured drivers

27th October 2020

From 26 October to 1 November, all of the UK’s 43 police forces are set to engage in a national effort to help reduce uninsured driving levels.  ‘Operation Drive Insured’ – a week-long campaign...

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John Lewis look to Access XL for bespoke lifting solution

26th October 2020

Central Transport, the fleet engineering department of John Lewis Partnership has risen to a number of delivery challenges at their Oxford Street store by fitting Access XL Multi-Deck tail lifts to the...

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Volvo Trucks selects Michelin X Line Energy tyres

26th October 2020

Michelin says tyres from its X Line Energy range – designed for fleets seeking the lowest possible carbon footprint – were fitted to two Volvo trucks which have set new fuel efficiency records on dem...

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Government not taking forward work on GDL

26th October 2020

The Government has once again distanced itself from the introduction of graduated driver licencing. GDL is a scheme which places restrictions on new drivers, such as not being able to drive at night ...

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