Ping - what are your drivers doing? National Highways is encouraging fleet operators to join its free trial of Ping, its driver behaviour initiative that uses cameras on the road network to flag dangerous driving. Ping uses various sensors and cameras on the strategic road network (SRN) to “ping” alerts to fleet operators to
This week's blog looks at driving on rural roads, and the key points your drivers should be aware of. Rural roads - more dangerous by a country mile Rural roads in the UK have the same number of collisions as urban roads, but a far greater number of fatalities. In 2021, there were in
Thanks to Driving for Better Business Partners, Assetworks, for this week's blog on managing driver behaviour and the business benefits that come from that. Driver behaviour - what's the secret? Fleet professionals who manage a mobile workforce have limited visibility into how drivers and operators spend their time. Using driver behaviour technology and enforcing
The World Cup and Driver Behaviour As the country’s thoughts turn to the upcoming World Cup, what should fleet managers and those who employ and manage drivers be aware of, when it comes to the potential effects on those who drive for work? We were interested to hear recently that Travis Perkins plc, who
New Van Safety Rating launched by Thatcham Research and Euro NCAP. Mathew Avery explains why 5 vans failed to achieve even the lowest award. Van manufacturers are being urged to fit more lifesaving collision avoidance technology to their vehicles as standard after tests for a new Commercial Van Safety Rating revealed some alarming results.
Tailgating - a serious problem Driving too close to the vehicle in front is dangerous, intimidating and causes accidents, especially when driving at speed. Tailgating is a factor in 1 in 8 casualties on the SRN and an offence of driving without due care and attention, carrying a minimum £100 fine and penalty