This week (16 to 22 September 2019) is the Road Haulage Association’s fifth annual Lorry Week, called #LoveTheLorry. It’s all about promoting the work of the haulage industry and professional drivers. To support the week, we wanted to give you some top tips on how to become a more economical driver. This should help save […]
This week it became legal to conduct driving lessons on the UK Motorway in a dual-controlled train vehicle
. So on Tuesday I took Jake James on the M5 for his first time as a Provisional licence holder. A great training opportunity as we come across wildlife (ducks with young crossing) and saw how other drivers reacted incorrectly but on Jakes reflection he said its much easier and safer than driving on the […]
Teletrac Navman UK has developed an integrated Driver Safety Analytics Solution that combines dashcam and telematics data to provide a complete real-life picture of driver behaviour.
The solution, part of Teletrac Navman’s DIRECTOR platform, uses a forward facing dashboard camera, which continuously records high-definition quality video footage; all recordings are all accessible via the Integrated Event Viewer, which allows fleet managers to replay any dangerous event recordings on a second-by-second basis, to monitor driver performance and use as supporting material in […]
Are Graduated Licences Closer than we think? Following an intervention by the Prime Minister in response to a parliamentary question, the topic of a Graduated Driving Licence system (GDL) is back under discussion. It would seem that Parliament is likely to keep a close eye on the introduction and implementation of GDL in Northern Ireland. […]
Legitimate ADIs study and work hard to keep people safe on our roads. Our busy investigation team has an impressive record in prosecuting those who take money for instructing learners illegally. We carry out around 1,200 investigations into identity fraud a year. Accepting payment for taking tests for others can get you up to 5 […]
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Bristol City Council is assessing different options for deploying a clean air zone in the city to tackle illegal levels of air pollution.
Bristol is looking at four different options for charging clean air zones as well as the potential for a non-charging zone. The council was one of 27 that were named in Defra’s clean air plans – published last July – and told that they needed to undertake action to consider the best option to achieve […]
Bristol 20mph zones Bristol’s 20mph zones were designed to improve safety for pedestrians and cyclists, and support people to be more active More than four lives a year have been saved since the introduction of 20mph zones across Bristol, research by the University of the West of England (UWE) has found. Average speeds on roads […]
Motorists are now paying the highest price for petrol since the end of 2014, following a series of pump rises.
RAC warn petrol price rises look imminent RAC Fuel Watch data reveals the average price of unleaded in December increased for the second month running, rising by half a pence from 120.66p to 121.11p while diesel went up from 123.06p to 123.46p. This compares to the low in early 2016 when both fuels averaged 102p […]