Operators servicing their vehicles in-house suffer more breakdowns each year than those using alternative maintenance arrangements, according to exclusive research. MT’s UK Commercial Vehicle Operator Report, produced in association with Texaco, reveals that vehicles maintained at an operator’s workshop will on average suffer more breakdowns during the course of a year than those visiting either independent workshops are franchised dealers. While the average breakdown rate is 22.13 incidents a year per operator – drawn from the report’s sample of 500 […]
Operators are more optimistic about their vehicle acquisition strategy in 2015 than they were in 2014, predicting that more new vehicles will be bought this year compared with last year.
Tyre manufacturer Bridgestone assisted more than 35,000 stranded operators at the roadside in 2015 through its roadside assistance network.