How Did The Driver With 62 Penalty Points Stay On The Road?

How Did The Driver With 62 Penalty Points Stay On The Road?

  The case of the driver who clocked up 62 points on his licence and was still allowed to drive has been attracting a huge amount of attention recently. While this particular case is certainly at the extreme end of the spectrum, instances where individuals are permitted to drive with more than 12 penalty points are not as rare as some might expect. In theory, a driver could still be permitted to drive with any…

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Peugeot Expert Awarded Top Van Accolade

Peugeot Expert Awarded Top Van Accolade

The recently launched all-new Peugeot Expert has been awarded the ‘Light Commercial Vehicle of the Year’* accolade and ‘Medium Van of the Year’* at the 2017 What Van? Awards. The panel of judges at What Van?, made up with individuals from a wide spectrum of experience and expertise in this market, were convinced that the all-new Expert van was “an outstanding new van having launched to the market this year”, adding that the new Peugeot…

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Keep Cool And Choose Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles!

Keep Cool And Choose Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles!

A dedicated vehicle conversion company has transformed Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles’ Caddy and Crafter models into specialist refrigeration units. TBC Conversions has created refrigerated compartments for the Caddy and Crafter vans using rigid panels, with units moulded to the body shape of the vehicle in order to maximise storage space. The converted models made their debut at the Commercial Vehicle Show in April this year and proved to be hugely popular. To accommodate customer needs, they…

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Minor bumps and scrapes causing a major headache to road transport operators

Minor bumps and scrapes causing a major headache to road transport operators

Minor road collisions are costing HGV fleets many thousands of pounds because of the difficulty of proving liability and the high risk of fake personal injury claims. Video footage recorded by Intelligent Telematics’ IT1000 3G vehicle camera highlighted the difficulties faced by road transport operators recently when it captured the moment a car clips an HGV operated by retailer Poundworld on the M60 near Prestwich, Greater Manchester. Such incidents are occurring across the UK, often…

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constructaquote.com partners with Nextbase DashCam

constructaquote.com partners with Nextbase DashCam

Welcome, to the new kid on the block: the Dash Cam. This hot new gadget is flying off the shelves to help consumers stay safe on the road by recording their driving journey. The NextBase Dash Cam is a device the size of a smartphone that sits in your van and is your peace of mind when on the road.  Increasingly, motorists are using DashCam footage to prove that they weren’t at fault during accidents. Due to the proliferation…

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DX boosts delivery fleet’s security and green credentials

DX boosts delivery fleet’s security and green credentials

UK-based mail, parcels and logistics network operator DX has reported that it is investing to make its delivery fleet greener and more secure. “Following successful trials, recent investment includes the roll out of specially designed 3.5 tonne and 5 tonne delivery vehicles, which have greater fuel efficiency than the existing fleet,” said DX. “The new 3.5 tonne vehicle produces 15kg less CO2 emissions, and the 5 tonne vehicle 23kg less CO2 emissions, than their respective…

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Prestone Commands Share of Heavy Duty Market

Prestone Commands Share of Heavy Duty Market

Prestone, the number one Coolant/Antifreeze brand in the US, has expanded its UK portfolio to fulfil market requirements, launching a patented Heavy Duty Coolant range, “Prestone Command”. The Prestone Command Heavy Duty Coolant, designed for any engine, in any industry, was created specifically to help fleet managers and vehicle owners keep vehicles on the road, reduce downtime and minimise costly repairs. Routine maintenance and unplanned repairs can be expensive and time consuming and cooling system…

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Seven Telematics transports Carlson Vehicle Transfer to new levels of tracking

Seven Telematics transports Carlson Vehicle Transfer to new levels of tracking

Operating throughout the UK and into Europe, Carlson Vehicle Transfer has a 150 strong fleet of specially designed car transporters that are now 100% specified with GPS Vehicle Tracking from Seven Telematics for its pan European vehicle movement services. In a relationship that goes back over nine years, every car transporter in the Carlson fleet, from the largest transporter that can carry up to 12 vehicles through to the smallest fully enclosed single vehicle truck,…

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Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd and TVS Supply Chain Solutions celebrate 20 years of Collaboration

Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd and TVS Supply Chain Solutions celebrate 20 years of Collaboration

2016 not only marks the 20th anniversary of the collaboration between Isuzu Truck (UK) Ltd and TVS Supply Chain Solutions, but as a result of TVS SCS providing Isuzu with industry leading levels of service and excellent support since they first established in the UK, both companies have culminated this successful relationship by signing a further 3 year renewal contract. This continued relationship is particularly positive as Isuzu continues to develop an increased share of the UK Truck Market, with…

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MPs Angry that Fuel Supply Chain Businesses are Knowingly Profiteering from Falling Oil Prices

MPs Angry that Fuel Supply Chain Businesses are Knowingly Profiteering from Falling Oil Prices

2015 Fuel Pricing Data clearly shows Supply Chain Businesses are Knowingly Profiteering from Falling Oil Prices. A FairFuelUK extensive analysis of the trends in oil, wholesale and retail fuel prices in 2015 sourced from reputable organisations, Portland Fuel Pricing, Government Statistics and the RAC Foundation, explodes the myth that rocket and feather pricing at the pumps is circumstantial. From January 2015, Sterling oil prices have fallen by 23% in 2015, whereas diesel and petrol margins…

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