Overloading vans. Did you know that one in every four vans examined in roadside tests by the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency), are over their maximum payload capacity. Not only does the driver face a Heavy Fine, (or in certain circumstances a prison sentence) the owner of the vehicle may be prosecuted for allowing the offence […]
Electronic Licence plates or Digital Display Licence Plates are already in use in California and are just launching in Dubai. It is a digital identification sign mounted on the vehicle that can track location and be used for digital monitoring services via a WiFi signal. It is claimed that Electronic Licence Plates are more efficient […]
There are a number of challenges for businesses in respect to grey fleet risk management. It’s probably never been as important for your business to understand and manage it’s grey fleet. There are business implications from safeguarding staff and business liability, to cost cutting and maintaining environmental credentials. Many companies do not have any idea […]
There’s lots of rules of the road but there’s also lots of motoring myths! Here’s just a few of them, see if you know which are fact and which are fiction Are you allowed to drive 10% over the speed limit? This is untrue! If you are caught speeding at even at just 1mph over […]
Summer Tips – Getting the Most from your Air Conditioning
There’s nothing worse than getting back to your car on a hot day and getting into a furnace on wheels. With the heatwave going on in the UK at the moment we thought you might like to hear our tips on ensuring you get the most out of your car’s air conditioning. Don’t pre-cool – […]
With the SUV forever growing in demand and popularity we thought we’d take a look at the history behind the modern family vehicle, from its early days in the military to the modern SUV of today. Military Origins The original vehicles that these modern family vehicles have evolved from weren’t designed for navigating the modern […]
Do you remember KITT? The artificially intelligent, self-aware car from Knight Rider. It was a 1982 Pontiac Firebird Trans Am and a figment of the imagination. Now in real life, cars are become increasingly more and more intelligent.
Car depreciation is a certainty when you purchase a brand new vehicle. From the moment you drive it off the forecourt the value of your car will have dropped. With car depreciation being the largest expense when owning a new car, we thought we’d have a look at how this compares financially to leasing your […]
Vehicle Leasing understanding Fair Wear and Tear Policy
When vehicle leasing for a period of a few years it’s a certainty that your vehicle will not be in exactly the same condition as when it rolled off the production line. It is inevitable that there will be some wear and tear.