Tag Archives: Vehicle Operation

Discounted driver monitoring for fleet managers

The FTA is offering fleets access to the Live Drive Pro driver monitoring and intervention system at preferential rates. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has announced the launch of Live Drive Pro to its 15,000 members. Live Drive Pro, which …

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Anti-texting emoticon sculpture appears in Miami

Local communication company places dramatic sculpture on the streets of Miami to discourage residents from texting whilst driving. The laws on using mobile telephones whilst driving in the American state of Florida fall way behind many of the other states …

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Sharing the road with mobility scooters

The IAM provides advice to motorists on maintaining composure and driving safely when sharing the road with users of mobility scooters. The use of mobility scooters provides many people with the means to get around in situations which would otherwise …

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Web based licence checking facility available

The FTA has integrated commercial vehicle licence checking into its web-based compliance and driver hours management tool, Visionfta. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has launched a new update to its Visionfta compliance software so operators can keep a day-to-day check …

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Summer safety advice to motorcyclists

US insurance company offers advice on taking to two wheels safely as the start of the motorcycling season gets underway in America. As the month of May gets underway and the USA sees it as “Motorcycle Safety Month”, insurance company …

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Fleet mobile app improves driver behaviour

Driver performance improvements are being achieved in fleets with the use of a Spireon mobile app and monitoring programme to provide business benefits. Spireon has introduced the Driver Performance Program and mobile app to positively influence driver behavior and fleet …

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Driver experience day opportunity for teenagers

Younger teenagers in Scotland can try their hand at developing driving skills as part of an IAM organised driving event in Berwickshire. Under 17s who can’t wait to get behind the wheel of a car can try their hand at …

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Telematics improves operations for Dutch haulier

Beekman Transport has equipped its European fleet of commercial vehicles with telematics systems for monitoring and fleet manangement. Having explored options for improving its operational processes, Dutch logistics company, Beekman Transport, has now installed a Transics telematics system on all …

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Free skills assessments for UK motorcyclists

The IAM is offering motorcyclists a pre-season 1-hour session to assess riding skills and safety after the cobwebs have been gathering over the winter. In the lead up to peak motorcycling season during the next four months, the Institute of …

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Risk factors for teenage drivers

Geico has issued a guide to parents of novice drivers on what factors most influence the chances of teenagers being involved in serious collisions. US insurance company, Geico, has issued advice to the parents of teenage drivers to enable them …

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