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Understanding your Digital Tachograph

Almost 20% of all road traffic accidents are sleep related, many of them occurring on high speed roads. When tired, driving ability decreases dramatically; reaction time slows and judgement becomes blurred. Despite this, figures have shown shocking statistics; 37% of people who use cars, vans or lorries have admitted to driving
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Hands Free or Not Hands Free?

Since December 2003, it has been illegal to drive in the UK while using a hand held phone.  However, hands-free devices weren’t included in the ban. But legal experts are now warning fleets and their drivers that they could fall foul of the law if they are involved in a collision,
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Driving In New Regulations

As the industry continues to acquire more and more regulations, qualifying to drive trucks has a new hurdle to overcome with the requirement for drivers to achieve a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) certification. Enforced by a European Union directive, the new Driver CPC qualification aims to increase safety on the
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