Campaign Director Simon Turner’s round up of the previous week’s stories that business owners and fleet risk managers should be reading.

Volkswagen cars to start communicating traffic risks from 2019

29/06/17 Fleet World

Volkswagen will start fitting its cars with connected technology that will enable vehicles to tell each other of traffic risks.

Drivers handed four-week driving suspensions for mobile phone offences

28/06/2017 Commercial Fleet

Two HGV drivers have been suspended from professional driving for four weeks after using their mobile phones whilst at the wheel.

Employers urged to register for UK Road Safety Week

28/06/2017 Fleet News

This is a great opportunity for employers, especially those with staff who drive for work, to develop and promote safe travel internally, raise awareness in their local community and link with other organisations to run road safety campaigns.

Fleets urged to prepare for ‘significant’ rises in insurance premiums

27/06/17 Fleet World

Fleet operators can expect to see significant rises in their insurance premiums unless steps are taken to improve risk management and reporting.

Investment in cyber security to soar as hackers target vehicles

26/06/2017 Fleet News

Vehicle manufacturers are raising the amount of money they spend on cyber security after hackers, and a recent ransomware attack, revealed their vulnerability.