Law & Legislation

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.

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

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

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

DVS

Geotab and VisionTrack offer DVS-compliant ...

Mar 01, 2021No Comments

Geotab, a global leader in IoT and connected transportation, and VisionTrack, the leading supplier of video telematics technology, today announced the launch of VisionTrack’s government

Blue Light Aware

GEM’s solid white line explainer is a mas...

Feb 23, 2021No Comments

A short video explaining how to let a police car past when there are solid white lines down the middle of the road is one

fuel duty

Industry calls on Chancellor not to raise f...

Feb 22, 2021No Comments

The haulage industry is stepping up the pressure on Chancellor Rishi Sunak to freeze or cut fuel duty. He is rumoured to be considering a

Speeding

Speeding less acceptable than five years ag...

Feb 17, 2021No Comments

New research from the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has revealed some positive long-term trends in relation to speeding behaviour in the

Drink-drive

Drink-drive deaths climb to 10-year high

Feb 15, 2021No Comments

Provisional estimates suggest the number of drink-drive related deaths in Great Britain rose to a 10-year high in 2019. The figures show between 240 and

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