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Is ULEZ missing the mark?

London’s new Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) was launched six weeks ago, and Northgate's research shows that almost a quarter (23%) of those that reported having paid the charges did not know that they can avoid payment with vans that meet the Euro 6 emission standards.
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Keep your distance – the cost of tailgating

Figures from the Department for Transport show “following too close” is ranked ahead of speeding, drink-driving and poor weather conditions when it comes to triggering collisions

Keeping track of business and vehicles on the move

New app enables fleet operators to keep track of key documents and dates, including road tax renewals, MOT reminders, insurance renewals and scheduled services, the app allows drivers to record daily business transactions and serves as an all-in-one hub for fleets.  
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BCA launches new sales in the south-west

New programme is attracting plenty of support from buyer customers located in the South West and Wales with strong engagement both in-lane and online.
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Think twice before tying up capital in outright van purchase

Europcar Mobility Group warns that outright van purchase can tie up significant capital that may need to be reserved for changing circumstances.

How an SME can save money on its commercial fleet

There are ways of investing in a commercial fleet without worrying that the money is going to waste or that the business won’t get the most return out of its investment.
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Worrying figures reveal a need to keep a check on licences

Figures revealed under the Freedom of Information Act confirmed that in the past four years there has been a 33.5% increase in the number of drivers who had their licence revoked under the Road Traffic (New Drivers) Act 1995.
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Don’t idle about – it could cost you

Drivers who are repeatedly caught with the engine of their vehicle running while they are stopped could be fined under government plans aimed at reducing air pollution.
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New Nissan compact van breaks cover

New model offers multiple engine and interior configurations, two body lengths and a comprehensive range of conversions. The van is also available with Panel and Crew finishes for optimum practicality and functionality.The NV250 will be on sale in UK from September.
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Manage the risk as well as the compliance

Some companies view road risk as managing compliance and not managing the risk itself. Employers should have the basic elements of managing safety in place, but frequently there is very little actual day-to-day management.