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Interesting Electric Vehicles Charging Device Statistics

This release presents experimental statistics on the number of publicly available electric vehicle charging devices in the UK, broken down by Local Authority. Key findings: At 1 April 2020, there were 17,947 public electric vehicle charging devices available in the UK. Of these, 3,107 were rapid devices. Since 2015, the number of public charging devices […]

What are the different types of Electric Vehicle Powertrain Technologies?

There are three main types of electric vehicles (EVs). BEVs, or battery electric vehicles, PHEVs of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and HEVs, or hybrid electric vehicles. BEV. Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are powered solely by batteries. They use an electric motor to turn the wheels and produce zero emissions. Since April 2020, zero emission EVs […]

Licence Bureau: road safety must be a top business priority

Road safety and legal compliance must remain a top priority as businesses adapt to the ‘new norm’ of working from home, according to Licence Bureau. With the mass adoption of working from home in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns drivers are becoming deconditioned to daily driving, Licence Bureau is urging businesses to […]

Returning to the Road

Licence Bureau’s training manager Martin Starkey advises employers and employees on these key aspects of “Returning to the road“. Do I need to be driving? Checking the vehicle Cleanliness Refuelling Speed awareness Planning for your journey Click here or on the graphic below to watch the advice in a short presentation.

Our Vehicles, Our Safety, Our Responsibility: Improving Road Safety for Vulnerable Road Users

If you are in any way involved in an aspect of company fleet, vehicle, road, driver, pedestrian or cyclist road safety and you think that your company needs to improve in terms of managing any of these aspects, the 10 minutes you will spend watching this CILT video may be the wisest 10 minutes you […]

Licence Bureau calls for businesses to take responsibility and empower drivers

Licence Bureau is calling for all businesses to take responsibility and empower their drivers to make more safety conscious decisions rather than heap more work-related stresses on them. As the UK re-emerges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Licence Bureau is urging businesses to entrust their drivers to make the ‘right’ commercial decisions based […]

Why is Fleet and Driver Risk Management important?

Why is Fleet and Driver Risk Management important? Legal compliance Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 Road Safety Act (1988) Cause or permit risk on licences Health and Safety responsibilities Duty of care to employees H&S fines rocketed since 2016 Brand risk Driver safety benefits Less collisions and associated costs Happier staff, lower turnover Corporate and Social […]

Summary of the main laws affecting “driving for work”

This summary provides insight into the legal aspects and laws that affect “driving for work”   Laws cover the company, directors, staff and drivers Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Health and Safety Offences Act 2008 Reporting of […]

Licence Bureau advocates businesses focus on ‘Road-Health’

Licence Bureau is advocating fleet operators and business drivers adopt a ‘road-health’ mind-set as increasing volumes of vehicles return to the UK’s roads as travel restrictions start to ease. As businesses across the UK start to ramp-up operations and road traffic volumes rise, Licence Bureau is advising fleet managers to continue to enact on the […]