Month: July 2019

Interesting Grey Fleet facts

How many billion miles do drivers of grey fleet vehicles travel each year in the UK? 12 What % of grey fleet drivers have signed their companies policy, undergone a licence check or completed a driver risk assessment? 12 What % of grey fleet drivers admit to driving without business insurance ? 10 What % […]

Reported road casualties in Great Britain: main results 2018

There were 1,782 reported road deaths in 2018, similar to the level seen since 2012, which followed a period of substantial reduction in fatalities from 2006 to 2010.   • There were 25,484 serious injuries in road traffic accidents reported to the police in 2018. However, comparison of this figure with earlier years should be interpreted with caution due […]

Department for Transport (DfT) Road safety statement 2019: a lifetime of road safety

The Department for Transport’s (DfT) refreshed road safety statement and 2 year action plan addresses road safety issues throughout the lifetime of roads users, from babies to the elderly. The statement focus’s  particularly on the needs of 4 vulnerable road user groups: ·         Young road users ·         Rural road users ·         Motorcyclists ·         Older road users Initial comment by […]

DVSA reveals top driving test faults made in the first year of the new test.

Failing to look properly at junctions and not using mirrors effectively are the top reasons people failed following changes made to the driving test in 2017. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has revealed the top 10 reasons people failed the new driving test in its first year. DVSA is encouraging learner drivers to spend more time […]

ADLV Builds DVLA Business Case For Online Fleet Access To CPC Training & Attendance Data

The ADLV (the Association for Driving Licence Verification & Vehicles) is polling fleet operators on the potential demand for access to online CPC training course attendance data for drivers.   The data is currently collected and managed by the DVSA (the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency).   The ADLV believes that the DVSA can and […]