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FTA Guidance for HGVs driving in floods

The FTA have put together some guidance for driving in the floods. See below. For full details, click HGV driving safety tips for floods Here’s some advice for driving in flood conditions. Allow more time for your journey Obtain weather information before you set off and keep up to date with changing conditions and closed […]

No room for CPC complacancy

Article from the HGV Training Centre We thought we’d post as we’re all about compliance with VOSA/DVSA. It’s what we do. The Freight Transportation Association (FTA) recently repeated its warning to drivers and operators who still may be complacent regarding driver CPC regulations. They say there are still far too many who have not taken […]

Tories are promising to freeze fuel duties

Tories take on petrol prices It’s been hot news that George Osborne has pledged to freeze fuel duties which is music to the ears of the commercial transport industry if it happens! Commercial fleet operators and managers have been really struggling with the rising costs of fuel, especially during a recession that has hit the […]

VOSA news – remote enforcement for transport operators

TRACE enables fleet managers, commercial vehicle garages, workshops and bodyshops to stay VOSA compliant by managing all the important data in one place, which means you can quickly run reports on all activity in your workshop, on demand. So it was music to our ears to hear that VOSA are introducing Remote Enforcement for the […]

In a depressed environment, fleet management systems can save a business money

I was interested to read this article : http://www.roadtransport.com/Articles/2011/08/17/139359/Road-transport-activity-was-depressed-in-Q2.htm  Particularly this paragraph: “Purchasing activity in the third quarter is expected to be in line with the second, with respondents revealing the HGV market is more buoyant than the van market. In part this is a consequence of delayed purchasing decisions , which can no longer […]