Canada switching on to the benefits of telematics

A new survey has revealed how motorists around the world are increasingly embracing telematics and the benefits unlocked by installing this technology on their vehicle. The research, published by Belairdirect, found that more than half (53 per cent) of Canadians…



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Drivers don’t know their car has emergency self-braking or how it works

A number of drivers aren’t aware that features such as autonomous emergency braking (AEB) are fitted to their vehicle and have little idea about how they work, according to a new survey. Published by Arval, the research urges fleets to…



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Safety benefits of telematics highlighted in Brake report

A new guidance report aims to highlight how organisations can use recent in-vehicle technology developments to reduce their road risk. Published by road safety charity Brake, ‘Using technology to improve fleet safety’ provides information on the benefits of technology such…



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Fleet Safety Awards finalists confirmed; winners named in October

Nominees for this year’s Fleet Safety Awards have been announced ahead of October’s winners ceremony in Birmingham. Organised by road safety charity Brake, the annual awards recognise the efforts and achievements of those working to reduce the number of crashes…



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Rise in gig economy drivers raises road safety concerns

Concerns have been raised over a lack of road safety awareness among so-called gig economy drivers. Almost two-thirds (63 per cent) of self-employed couriers or taxi drivers have not been given safety training on managing risks on the road, while…



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