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Convicted drink drivers’ cars tracked by police tagging
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Convicted drink drivers’ cars tracked by police tagging

Some UK police forces are using ‘intelligence markers’ to track vehicles which are being driven by convicted drink drivers to see if they are repeating their unlawful behaviour. This data comes from Freedom of Information requests submitted to 44 police forces by Auto Express and show that not all forces are monitoring vehicles in this […]

Road Test: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid
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Road Test: Hyundai Ioniq Plug-in Hybrid

Although there’s no shortage of tax-efficient plug-in hybrid products in the UK, Hyundai’s is different to most. Rather than trying to offer warm performance behind a short electric range, the Ioniq is laser-focused on efficiency, bolstering an already frugal hybrid system with the ability to cut exhaust emissions during local use. This gives it only […]

All you need to know about GDPR.
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All you need to know about GDPR.

New European legislation comes into effect next year which will have serious implications for anyone handling data generated from vehicles. In less than a year’s time, the fleet industry has got to wake-up to the serious ramifications of not complying with a new EU data directive – or risk facing fines of up to €20 […]

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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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Drivers at risk from ‘sudden jam’ accidents
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Drivers at risk from ‘sudden jam’ accidents

A new study shows drivers are putting themselves at risk from preventable road accidents. In a survey of over 1,500 British motorists by sat nav firm TomTom, 44% say they’ve had to brake sharply because of a sudden traffic jam ahead. Nearly one in four (22%) claim the car behind has driven into the back […]

Telematics helps police track down car thieves
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Telematics helps police track down car thieves

    Two-fifths of fleet drivers are not happy having on-board technology that accurately identifies their location, new research has revealed. However, the overwhelming majority (93.1%) would be happy having a tracker device that could help police locate their vehicle if it was stolen, says ALD Automotive. Despite massive improvements in security made by manufacturers, […]

Holiday and Traffic Delays - Keeping your Cool
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Eco Driving
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Skid Pan
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