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Safety Permits

Lorry safety permits part of London’s...

Mar 04, 2021No Comments

London’s new Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for HGVs has come into force, aimed at tackling the issue of drivers’ blind spots by employing safety permits.

Fuel

Full tank of fuel now costs nearly £5 more...

Mar 04, 2021No Comments

The price of fuel on the UK’s forecourts rose by 3p a litre in February, making it £1.70 more expensive to fill up a family

LCV

LCVs lie at the core of business

Mar 04, 2021No Comments

Light commercial vehicles have really come into their own during the pandemic as home deliveries and logistics have taken centre stage. But even before Covid-19

Budget

Budget 2021 response

Mar 04, 2021No Comments

From Freeports to Fuel Duty and insurance, there was a lot in the Budget that had impact on fleets, logistics and transport. Below are some

licence revoked

AJL Transport has licence revoked

Mar 03, 2021No Comments

A Sittingbourne operator that demonstrated failings “across the board” including running almost double the number of vehicles it was authorised to, has had its licence

Mobile Phone

New 2021 mobile phone driving laws

Mar 03, 2021No Comments

This year, the Department for Transport are reviewing the laws regarding using your phone behind the wheel. Currently, if you are caught using your mobile

Vauxhall Vivaro

Vauxhall Vivaro celebrates 20th birthday

Mar 03, 2021No Comments

The award-winning Vauxhall Vivaro is celebrating its 20th birthday, having made its world debut at the Brussels Light Commercial Vehicle Show in January 2001. Since then,

LEZ

New tighter LEZ standards for HGVs introduc...

Mar 02, 2021No Comments

The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, is today tightening the London-wide Low Emission Zone (LEZ) standards for heavy vehicles. Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs), buses and coaches must now meet Euro VI (NOx and PM) emissions standards

DVS compliance

Aeris reveals connectivity checklist for fl...

Mar 02, 2021No Comments

Aeris, an IoT technology leader, today announced a checklist for fleet operators highlighting the importance of cellular connectivity in obtaining the most reliable telematics/dashcam solution

drug driving

GEM expresses concern over Britain’s drug...

Mar 02, 2021No Comments

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is raising concerns about drug driving across the UK. In particular, GEM is worried about inconsistencies in

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