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Industry reacts to £1.5bn road announcemen...

Dec 12, 2014Comments off

50-50 as to whether or not the programme will actually reduce congestion MiX Telematics gauges industry reaction to the Government’s £1.5bn road building announcement A

Driving Licence counterpart removal delayed

Dec 11, 2014Comments off

“The system the Government is currently proposing is not suitable for business needs.” It has now been announced that the removal of the counterpart to

Highways Agency to become government-owned ...

Dec 10, 2014Comments off

Big changes A government announcement has revealed that the Highways Agency will be replaced with Highways England – a government-owned company – from April 2015.

DVLA and MIB launch the MyLicence service

Dec 09, 2014Comments off

The launch of MyLicence is an important step in allowing motor insurers access to driver information DVLA and the Motor Insurers Bureau (MIB) have announced

What the Autumn Statement means for Fleets

Dec 04, 2014Comments off

More surprises? In the last statement before next years General Election, Chancellor George Osborne has announced a number of changes that will benefit fleets and

Tougher stance on Corporate Manslaughter re...

Dec 02, 2014Comments off

£20m fine level is proposed for firms who have an annual turnover of more than £50m The Sentencing Council have drafted updated guidelines to assist

Drug Driving: Could a change in the law aff...

Dec 01, 2014Comments off

Drivers that test positive for drug use will be taken to hospital for a blood test In the latest article from Aaron & Partners, the

HGV changes to deliver fairer deal for haul...

Nov 28, 2014Comments off

10mph increase for all lorries Rules governing HGVs to be modernised across England and Wales The government plans to raise the national speed limit from

Half of employees speed while driving for w...

Nov 20, 2014Comments off

Telematics increasingly used to monitor driver behaviour Findings revealed during UK Road Safety Week says almost half of Brits admit to speeding while driving for

Road-risk policies need to be in place for ...

Nov 13, 2014Comments off

IAM manifesto covers a variety of road issues The IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) has published its road safety manifesto for the upcoming general election,