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Vehicle wheel security system now suitable for virtually every fleet

18th February 2020

Wheely-Safe can now supply its patented wheel security system to fit more than 95 per cent of all medium and heavy commercial vehicles operating in the UK and Irish markets, including buses, coaches, ...

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VED: a quarter of a million grey fleet vehicles could be untaxed

18th February 2020

Up to a quarter of a million business use vehicles, commonly referred to as ‘grey fleet’, could be evading Vehicle Excise Duty (VED) with a potential financial risk of £18m in fines according t...

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Lightfoot and Turo announce strategic driver-safety partnership

18th February 2020

Lightfoot, the “Fitbit for cars”, and Turo, the world’s largest peer-to-peer car-sharing platform, which has over 10,000 vehicles listed in the UK, have announced that they are working together...

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Phoenix Training helps woman make her dream a reality

18th February 2020

In December last year, Leanne Fogg, 39, from Enfield, fulfilled her lifelong ambition of becoming a lorry driver, after enrolling in Phoenix Training’s HGV driving programme. Leanne had dreamed of be...

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Plug and Play: investing in digital green logistics

17th February 2020

Best known for its early investments in PayPal and Dropbox, Plug and Play has announced its expansion into digital green logistics. On average – globally – transport vehicle drivers, drive loads tha...

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Changes to driving laws in 2020

17th February 2020

A number of new driving laws look set to affect UK drivers in 2020 and beyond. To help you prepare for these potential changes, we have put together a helpful list of government plans that may affect...

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Trakm8 to showcase innovative telematics technology at CV show

17th February 2020

Trakm8, the UK’s leading technology solutions provider for fleet management, insurance telematics, optimisation and dash-cam systems, will be showcasing an array of innovative products from its tel...

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Drink-drive deaths fall slightly in 2018

17th February 2020

Provisional estimates suggest there was a small decrease in the number of drink-drive related deaths in Great Britain during 2018. The figures show between 220 and 270 people were killed in colli...

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Parking prangs cost Brits £1.5 billion a year

17th February 2020

Car park prangs cost British motorists a staggering £1.5 BILLION per year, according to new research. A study revealed 11 per cent, or 3.74 million, of drivers have seriously damaged their own car...

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Ebbon-Dacs releases moDel onto Apple platform

17th February 2020

Oxford-based software solutions provider, Ebbon-Dacs, has added its market-leading electronic vehicle delivery and collection solution, moDel, to Apple’s iOS mobile operating system to allow acces...

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