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Prepare now for cross-border enforcement, says motoring law specialist
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Prepare now for cross-border enforcement, says motoring law specialist

Fleets are being urged to make sure they’re ready for a new law next month that means EU member states have to share information on drivers relating to traffic offences. Man driving car The legislation will have implications for fleets as it will be the registered keeper of vehicles. On 6 May the Road Vehicles […]

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Nearly a fifth of motorists (18%) would not inform their insurer if they picked up penalty points while driving
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Technology and social media perceived as bigger driver distractions than drink-driving
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Technology and social media perceived as bigger driver distractions than drink-driving

Nigel Mansell, IAM president and 1992 Formula 1 World Champion, said the IAM’s research shows that drivers take speeding and drink-driving very seriously. Nigel Mansell, IAM president and 1992 Formula 1 World Champion, said the IAM’s research shows that drivers take speeding and drink-driving very seriously. Drivers are more concerned about the driver distractions posed […]

Drivers ‘oblivious’ to the risks of country roads
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Drivers ‘oblivious’ to the risks of country roads

More than half (60%) of fatalities occur on country roads but drivers are oblivious to the risks, according to Think! which is launching a new campaign to raise awareness among drivers. On average, three people die each day on rural roads – nearly 11 times higher than on motorways. A quarter of drivers have had a near miss […]

Fleets urged to help tackle pedestrian and cyclist casualties
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Fleets urged to help tackle pedestrian and cyclist casualties

Brake is calling for employers to play their part in preventing pedestrians and cyclist casualties after research found 54% of companies don’t provide driver education on protecting pedestrians and cyclists. Newly-released Government figures show six people are killed and 157 seriously injured every week while walking or cycling. At least 24% of road deaths and serious […]

The Honest Truth
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  	 Drivers concerned a crash is just around the corner
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Drivers concerned a crash is just around the corner

Accident anxiety is prevalent on Britain’s roads, with 79% of drivers describing themselves as worried about driving, a survey suggests.   Stress is mostly caused by tailgating (45%), being on the receiving end of road rage (41%) and uninsured drivers (29%). In fact, anxiety is such an issue that 17% of drivers have opted out […]

Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems are not replacement for regular tyre checks
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Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems are not replacement for regular tyre checks

Fleet drivers are being warned against becoming complacent with tyre pressures following the introduction of Tyre Pressure Monitoring Systems (TPMS). The electronic safety device, which became mandatory on all newly homologated cars in November 2012, monitors the pressure inside a tyre and alerts drivers when pressures fall below a certain level – typically 20% under-inflated. […]

Holiday and Traffic Delays - Keeping your Cool
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