Tag Archives: fleet driver health and safety

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Some Really Useful Information published by the DVSA today on what is required to be test ready

– note the Average amount of hours recommended to be up to test standard -APPROX 67 HOURS IN TOTAL !!! Some will get there much quicker than that but that also means some will need many more – it really is down to the students ability to learn and the standard of instruction provided ======================== […]

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Hyundai has revealed a new 180mph ‘air taxi’ concept that could be used to power Uber’s forthcoming aerial ridesharing service.

Hyundai’s S-A1 all-electric concept air taxi can carry four passengers while travelling up to 180mph As announced at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) at Las Vegas, Hyundai has become the first automotive company to join the Uber Elevate project, which was first announced in a white paper in 2016 and planned for launch in […]

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Telematics data can provide a “very effective” means of encouraging behaviour change among drivers to improve fleet safety.
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Telematics data can provide a “very effective” means of encouraging behaviour change among drivers to improve fleet safety.

Dr Dorn suggested that fleets should use both training and ongoing telematics data to encourage long-term behaviour changes So said Dr Lisa Dorn, associate professor of driver behaviour at Cranfield University, at last week’s ACFO spring seminar in Birmingham. Held to explore the changing face of vehicle management, the seminar saw Dr Dorn tell seminar […]

Avoid the pitfalls of failing your Driving Test.
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Avoid the pitfalls of failing your Driving Test.

You’re ready to pass when you get things right without prompting, you apply your knowledge of driving theory, you anticipate hazards and you make good decisions. 90% of people who pass their test learn with an Approved Driving Instructor Get these right – 10 most common reasons people don’t pass their test: 1. Observation at […]

New drivers could be BANNED from driving at night for two years under proposals
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New drivers could be BANNED from driving at night for two years under proposals

The Government is considering launching a ‘Graduate Driving Licence’ for young motorists which could restrict them until they pass a probation period Young motorists could be banned from driving at night for two years after they pass their test under new proposals. The Government is considering a bringing in a ‘Graduated Driving Licence’ which could […]

Remove distracting roadside billboards
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Remove distracting roadside billboards

Roadside advertising billboards are posing an unacceptable risk to driver safety and should be removed to cut down on distraction. Roadside advertising billboards could pose an unacceptable risk So says driver training and education provider Drive Smarter as it points out that for such billboards to work effectively, they need to distract drivers – putting […]

Call for change in the law over driver eye care requirements
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