Is your journey really necessary?

In October 2004, we teamed up with TV host Noel Edmonds and the Department for Transport, to launch the ‘Meeting without Moving Foundation’. Edmonds, who had long been a big fan of the use of remote communications in his business ventures, called on the meetings industry to recognise that unnecessary travel was costly, irresponsible, undesirable... Continue Reading →

Happy Together 2: Drivers and Cyclists working in harmony

Part 2: Cyclists As a cyclist it’s easy to feel like you’re being sinned against. You’ve got to get to work by 9, you’ve got an important delivery to make or maybe you just want to get home to your family.  The last thing you want is inconsiderate motorists hindering your progress and potentially causing... Continue Reading →

Happy Together? Drivers and Cyclists working in harmony

Throughout 2019, we'll be blogging with quick and easy tips for everyone who drives for work. Helping you and your fleet stay safe on the roads. First up, we've got a two part look at how both cyclists and drivers can share the road safely... Part one: Drivers You encounter them on most of your... Continue Reading →

Snow laughing matter – 7 top tips to prepare for your winter drive

Winter is here, and snow is forecast for much of the country this week.  A common phrase often uttered by meteorologists at the time of year is “Only travel if your journey is essential.”  The problem is that ‘essential’ means different things to different people. Could your trip be postponed? Is there another way of... Continue Reading →

Accidents don’t have to happen

The idea that ‘accidents don’t have to happen’ underpins all of our work, none more so than fleet safety. It’s estimated that 95% of road accidents are due to human error. Some of these are due to faulty mechanics, but the overwhelming majority are down to the driver.

Baby it’s cold outside – 11 essential things you need in your car this winter

What do you need to have stored in your vehicle over the cold, dark winter months? Here’s a list of 11 essentials you need to be packing...

Don’t Panic – 11 ways to avoid road rage

Whilst many of us enjoy driving for work, it can be a demanding and stressful activity. Having to get to an important meeting, making an urgent delivery, even driving home after a taxing day can be stressful.

Cold comfort: Six workplace winter driving myths

Winter’s here, and if media reports are to be believed, we’re in for a cold one, with some reports suggesting we’re in for the worst winter in a generation. While according to the Met Office, ‘the science simply does not exist to make detailed, long-term forecasts, it’s worth remembering that as well as red noses,... Continue Reading →

Daylight saving? The ticking timebomb on our roads this Autumn

It’s an Autumn tradition as familiar as collecting conkers or lighting bonfires. However, for pedestrians, riders and drivers, putting our clocks back to Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) represents more than the inconvenience of darker evenings and winding back the clocks – in fact for many, it can be a matter of life and death. As... Continue Reading →

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