Driver First Assist has moved one step closer to achieving its pledge to provide an automated external defibrillator (AED) at a fraction of the cost of existing products. With development and certification completed, the not-for-profit community interest company, which has so far delivered over 7,000 training courses on basic roadside first aid and accident scene management, has launched a crowd-funding appeal to finance the initial manufacturing costs so that deliveries can begin in September. With the life-saving potential of having […]
Three quarters of delivery drivers are willing to switch to zero-emission electric LCVs to reduce pollution, according to a survey carried out on behalf of LeasePlan UK.
North East England haulier Hawthorns Logistics is encouraging other operators to follow its lead and fit alcohol interlock devices to HGVs in an effort to curb concerns over drink driving.
Nominations are now open for the Microlise Driver of the Year Awards, the winners of which will be announced on 16 May 2017, the night before the Microlise Transport Conference at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry. While the three main awards are based on analysis of anonymous Microlise telematics performance data for more than 110,000 drivers, nominations are required for Young Driver of the Year, Most Improved Driver of the Year, Lifetime Achievement, HGV Hero and Extra Mile. For the […]