Take up of EVs and plug-ins hits new records

The take-up of electric vehicles (EVs), range extenders and plug-in electric vehicles increased dramatically in 2015 to a new UK record, according to the latest figures, as companies and individuals continued to seek the clean air and tax benefits they…

Ten facts you should know about licence checking

Employers convicted under corporate manslaughter and health and safety legislation face tougher fines running into millions from the start of this month under new sentencing guidelines, increasing the need for health and safety initiatives such as licence checking. The new…

Winter perils still to come

The warm start to winter will inevitably give way to colder conditions, and when it does fleet managers should remind their drivers of the dos and don’ts of winter driving. Here are our winter driving tips as a reminder of…

Fleet Alliance replaces van fleet at Clark Contracts

Fleet Alliance, has replaced a large percentage of the light commercial fleet at busy construction, refurbishment and maintenance company, Clark Contracts. Clark Contracts, a £50m turnover business based in East and West of Scotland, has been trading for 37 years…

New road tax system announced at Budget

Following the Conservative Party’s success at the 2015 General Election, this year’s Summer Budget Statement ushered in a new system of Vehicle Excise Duty that is designed to create a new roads fund by 2020. At the same time, Chancellor…

DVLA extends licence checking period to 21 days

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency has extended the time period within which drivers can share their licence details with third parties from three days to three weeks. Following the abolition of the traditional paper counterpart to the driving licence…

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