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Mentor by eDriving can enhance an existing telematics solution

Enhancing your existing telematics solution to boost driver safety

In advance of eDriving’s release of Mentor TSP (Telematics Service Provider), eDriving’s CEO and Founder Ed Dubens talked to Fleet Management Weekly about how...

FAMILY SAFETY

Some 250 primary school pupils took part in the King’s College London study which involved them carrying special backpacks containing Dyson air quality sensors on their journey to and from school for one week.

London kids exposed to five times more harmful air on school...

A new study has revealed that children in London are five times more exposed to air pollution when travelling to school than at any...

MOTORCYCLES

The study, which runs until April 2020, will focus on Cameroon, Burkina Faso and Uganda where the use of motorcycles for daily activities is high.

New research project aims to improve motorcycle safety in Africa

Road safety experts have launched a study looking at motorcycle safety in Africa. Fred Engineering, an international consulting firm specialising in road safety, and SWOV,...

DRIVING FOR WORK

The Direct Vision Standard is a star system which rates HGVs over 12 tonnes from zero (lowest) to five (highest) based on how much a driver can see directly through their cab windows. HGVs will need to meet a minimum one-star rating by the time enforcement begins to enable them to operate in London, or will need to have “Safe System” measures fitted to improve the vehicle’s safety.

HGV operators have 12 months to update fleets for London travel

A “world-leading” scheme to remove the most dangerous HGVs from London’s streets has been launched. The Direct Vision Standard is a star system which rates...
The provider of nationwide secure locker networks found that, on average, engineers spend up to five hours per week picking up parts. However, the report found that less than seven in 10 decision makers claim to know how long their engineers spend per week collecting spare parts, meaning the average could be even higher.

Survey reveals engineers feel more like drivers

One in five decision makers say their staff tend to feel more like drivers than engineers, according to research by BT Final Mile. The provider...
Cyclist deaths were nine percent higher in 2017 than they were in 2008 in the U.S. and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) projects that fatalities will increase by ten percent in 2018.

GHSA and Uber Eats team up for cycle safety

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has launched a new partnership with Uber Eats to promote road safety to cyclists. Cyclist deaths were nine percent...