The Covid-19 pandemic has brought the benefits of connected vehicles firmly into the spotlight. ‘Smart’ system technology has provided a safe, socially distanced way for operators to keep up with fleet compliance, driver performance and vehicle maintenance. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg for the benefits operators can glean when using the latest generation […]
Recent data published by the DfT has found that vans, LGVs and HGVs were involved in more serious and fatal accidents per mile than any other form of transport. While 37% of these accidents affected car occupants, and 32% involved pedestrians, the psychological toll on a truck driver involved in a serious accident can be […]
Bartrums Group has added another 20 fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz Actros tractor units to its fleet following an order of 11 it commissioned last year.
Avonmouth-based Gardner and Grandson has praised the telematics cameras it fitted to its fleet after they helped prove a driver was not at fault in an insurance claim. The haulier said it had also been able to share footage with another firm after a lorry driver forced its own employee to brake harshly due to […]