Saturday, October 24, 2020
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What you need to know about ‘smart motorways’

IT'S nearly 60 years since Britain's first motorway opened and now there is a new generation emerging within the blue network and there are things you need to know about 'smart...
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Should I drive when I’m pregnant?

SHOULD I drive when I'm pregnant? The short answer for company car drivers and business owners is - of course you should!Driving while pregnant is fine; so long as you’re feeling...
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Twenty tips for business drivers to stay safe motoring in snow

If driving is your business - 5 key pointsIf you are a manager you have a duty of care and must ensure there is a policy in place and issued to...
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Top tips to stay cool while driving in the heat

IT’S 9am and a thermometer in the centre of Barcelona already indicates that it's 30 degrees.Phew! That’s hot, hot, hot!when the interior temperature of a car is 35 degrees, a driver's...
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Summer driving tips for travelling abroad

Documents checklistValid full driving licence Driving licence paper counterpart International Driving Permit (if required) Original vehicle registration document (V5c) or a Vehicle on Hire certificate (VE103) - Letter of authorisation from the...
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Hard-pressed company car drivers more likely to risk snow and ice

COMPANY car drivers are much more likely to risk driving in winter conditions of ice and snow than private motorists, RAC research has found.The survey, which was carried out as part...
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Wet, wet, wet: driving advice in the rain

KIRAN Devgun from the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) shares her advice with company car drivers travelling in the heavy rain.With more showers on their way road surfaces are expected to get...
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Safeguard your company vehicles this winter with fuelGenie

THE first signs of winter are upon us, so supermarket fuel card provider, fuelGenie, is advising company vehicle owners to perform simple checks on their cars and vans to ensure drivers are...
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Are you dying to get to work?

ARE you dying to get to work ?Well, more than 30 people die every week on UK roads - a third of them driving for work.It is not just bus, coach...
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Alphabet shares top tips to stay safe on the roads this winter

BUSINESS mobility specialist, Alphabet, has shared its top tips to help drivers stay safe on the roads this winter.With the clocks soon changing, and the launch of a new campaign by Think!...

Six ways to avoid electric vehicle ‘charge rage’

WE’VE all heard of road rage. But here’s a new type of rage at the more genteel end of motoring: at the electric vehicle charge point.How is this?All those drivers who...

How to be a safe commuter

HERE's a feeling familiar to many business drivers I suspect: you arrive at the office and realise that you can't remember a thing about the journey you've just made.It's scary when you...

Sun dazzle kills 23 people

THE extraordinary story of the so-called ‘Walkie-Talkie’ tower in London might have got your attention recently. The tower managed to melt a Jaguar with the reflected sun from its structure. A rather...

10 ways to cut fuel consumption and improve safety

WOULDN'T it be great to get company car drivers to drive more safely, and save money on fuel at the same time? It’s a double whammy: save on fuel costs; save on...

New Michelin best pub grub guide for hungry company car drivers

  Story: DAVID WILKINS BUSY company car drivers trying to escape the monotony of eating at the main fast-food chains during long days on the road have an alternative – Britain’s rapidly improving...
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Exeo keeps me busy

  Our business cars: SEAT Exeo ST 2.0 TDI 143ps estate Story: NICK RATCLIFFEHow careful we must be not to take for granted the good things in life! Glamorous wife, beautiful...
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Crash for cash scams

Making money out of fraudulent insurance claims is a growing problem
How to protect your company car drivers and your business against the consequences


Don’t forget your VE 103 before taking your company car abroad

What's a VE 103b? Find out before you take a leased car abroad
Don't get your car impounded on holiday for the want of a bit of paper

Story: Ralph Morton

Driving to Spain – wide open roads, and plenty of football fans

Story: CAROLINE HOLMES, IAMDriving around Spain has been revolutionised during the last 15 years or so. It’s now perfectly realistic to pop down there and congratulate them on winning That Cup.If...
Sharing the road with horses

Don’t put the car before the horse

CAROLINE HOLMES of the IAM has ridden most of her life, so her advice on how to drive around horses is heartfelt!
Horses and cars don't always mix, and sometimes riders' behavior can seem inexplicable. If this sounds familiar, read on.