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News
25/03/2019

Fleet Service GB launches Achieve Fleet Management dashboard

Fleet Service GB has launched Achieve Fleet Management, the latest in its line of Achieve intelligent dashboards for monitoring and control of vehicles and drivers.

Designed in-house with input from customers, Achieve Fleet Management joins driver management, maintenance management and crash management portals.The latest dashboard identifies all ...
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25/03/2019

Demand up for Scania service

Scania is reporting a surge in demand for its flexible maintenance plan, ...
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25/03/2019

Upgraded VanWeigh released

VPG Onboard Weighing has announced the latest release of its VanWeigh axle ...
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22/03/2019

New crane truck for NDC

Haulier and specialist lifting firm NDC Services has taken delivery of a ...
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22/03/2019

Alpha raises capacity with FH

Alpha Recovery has put a new high-spec Volvo FH-540 rigid recovery vehicle ...
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22/03/2019

Bedord bins diesel for GTL

Bedford Borough Council has a started a six-month trial to assess the ...
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21/03/2019

Riverside sees 20% sales boost

Commercial vehicle maintenance business Riverside Commercial Services is ...
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21/03/2019

Freeway-Omnibus integration

Freeway Fleet Systems has announced that it can now integrate its vehicle ...
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21/03/2019

John Lewis fleet goes green

The John Lewis Partnership has pledged to have a carbon-free transport ...
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Features
07/03/2019

Driver conduct: case in point

When it comes to driver conduct and compliance, fleet managers can use case study examples from the regulator to boost drivers’ knowledge

How many of your drivers know they would face a four-week suspension for using a mobile phone while driving a commercial vehicle? Or that they could be suspended for six weeks for a second speeding offence?The ...
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07/03/2019

Braking and stability

Retarders augment the functions of a traditional braking system to lessen the speed of a vehicle, but they also help to cut costs and driver fatigue. Chris Tindall reports
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07/03/2019

Automatic brake safety systems

Retrofit automated braking systems can prevent a vehicle rolling away, or do away with avoidable slow-speed incidents. By Kevin Swallow
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07/03/2019

Braking: disc or drum?

Although disc brakes appear to have won the popularity contest in motor vehicles generally, drum brake technology is hanging on in certain CV sectors. Buyers face a trade-off between capital cost and weight. By Chris Tindall
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