Fleet Point Industry News


Willis Towers Watson chooses Lightfoot as Motor Risk Management Partner

16th September 2021

Willis Towers Watson, the global insurance broker, has selected Lightfoot’s trail-blazing in-cab driver coaching technology and rewards platform as a self-managed solution to help company car and v...

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Majority of drivers think all-lane-running smart motorways should be scrapped

16th September 2021

Six in 10 drivers (62%) think that all-lane-running smart motorway schemes should be scrapped entirely and the hard shoulder reinstated, while retaining the technology that manages traffic flows and d...

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Simplytrak fleet management solutions secure success

16th September 2021

East Riding based Simplytrak continues to expand its reach and is now positioned as the go-to expert for vehicle immobilisers and tracking software. Simplytrak has grown exponentially in the last few yea...

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Barriers help to keep traffic moving during Commonwealth roadworks scheme

16th September 2021

Hardstaff Barriers has installed more than three miles of its popular MASS barrier in Birmingham as part of an exciting project to create a priority bus route for the 2022 Commonwealth Games. The leading v...

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InstaVolt commits to significant expansion of its UK presence

15th September 2021

Leading EV charge point network InstaVolt today announces its commitment to UK EV customers with the expansion of its product offering and a pledge to install 10,000 InstaVolt chargers by 2030. The...

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Largest-ever retrofit order for Allison’s FuelSense® 2.0 software

15th September 2021

Allison Transmission will retrofit FuelSense® 2.0 software to 493 Dennis Eagle and Mercedes-Benz Econic trucks operated by Biffa, the leading waste management company. This aftermarket order, the...

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Criticism mounts over Government plans to streamline HGV driving tests

15th September 2021

The new HGV driving test requirements are a “panicked” reaction to a driver shortage created by the government’s policy on Brexit, warns parcel delivery service ParcelHero this week. The criticism follows a recent go...

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ULEZ expansions fuels ‘record-breaking’ month for used LCVs

14th September 2021

Cox Automotive is reporting record-breaking demand for used LCVs at auction throughout August 2021 with no signs that figures are about to drop to normal seasonal levels. In fact, the company is war...

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Gaps appear in fleet sector’s Road to Zero

14th September 2021

Dangerous gaps have appeared in the fleet market’s road to zero, with some sectors accelerating towards the petrol and diesel phase-out and others stuck at a red signal. The latest BVRLA Road to Zero...

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Earned recognition tops 100 operators

14th September 2021

Almost 10% of the UK truck fleet is now represented on the Earned Recognition scheme, according to DVSA head of national enforcement Caroline Hicks. Speaking at the Commercial Vehicle Show 2021,...

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