AA welcomes HGV speed limit increase

Motoring organisation the AA has welcomed the implementation of new raised speed limits for HGV operators on roads across the UK. Coming into force this week (April 6th), the maximum speed limit for heavy goods vehicles weighing more than 7.5…



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Fuel Card Services partners with Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme

Fuel Card Services has entered into a partnership with the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme (FORS). FORS is an accreditation scheme that is voluntary and open to any organisation that operates fleets of vehicles, such as coaches, lorries and vans. According to…



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Mr Osborne disappoints fleet managers again, says Fuel Card Services

Steve Clarke, group marketing manager for Fuel Card Services, says that the March 2015 Budget does not go far enough to offer real help to Britain’s commercial road users. “This was disappointing,” he said. “Leaving fuel duty unchanged was unimpressive,…



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FTA Summit examines driver crisis efforts

The Freight Transport Association's (FTA) latest FTA Summit has highlighted the ongoing efforts to tackle the issue of a shortage of qualified professional drivers in the UK. Held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry last week (March 12th), the event…



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Be prepared for counterpart licence abolition

Fleets preparing for the withdrawal of the paper counterpart driving licence – which will officially take place on June 8th this year – have been offered some advice on the process by the British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association. With…



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