A new price comparison website aimed at fleet operators has been launched by former operator Simon Marsh. Fleetscompare.com enables operators to compare prices on a wide range of products and services including insurance, camera systems, telematics, fuel cards, driver training and vehicle purchasing and rental. Marsh, who has run his own fleets, said he has negotiated “large discounts” from suppliers for operators who purchase through Fleetscompare.com, enabling significant savings to be made. The company is also sourcing products such as […]
Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA.
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
Food and drink logistics services provider Culina Logistics has revealed plans to fit out its entire fleet of around 400 trucks with forward facing cameras and remote speeding alerts. The operator will also install a trailer tracking system on almost 1,000 trailers. Both measures are subject to a successful trial of the respective systems that will get underway in August.