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Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis
August 5, 2021

Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis

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Turners alerts customers over worsening driver shortage crisis “We’re close to the brink and so is everyone else,” said Turners (Soham) MD Paul Day. “Are we delivering everything with a perfect service? No. Is everyone else? I don’t think they are. It’s getting worse. In another month it’s going to be really tight.” The UK…

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme
July 29, 2021

The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme

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The Role of Smartphones, Gamification and Rewards in a Business Driver Safety Programme If your employees drive for work, you know that keeping them safe on the road can be challenging. Increasing pressure to meet deadlines, driver distraction, and rising substance abuse use and stress levels are not helping. The pandemic’s emptier roads have even…

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Whiplash reforms – In place from now
July 27, 2021

Whiplash reforms – In place from now

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Whiplash reforms – In place from now   From the 31st  May new whiplash reforms came into legislation.   WHAT DOES THIS MEAN? Historically, the limit for the Small Claims Track (the route to bring low value claims to court) was £1,000. The reforms will increase this limit to £5,000. This will mean that if…

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Care for other road users
July 22, 2021

Care for other road users

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Care for other road users Our roads are becoming more and more congested but not just for road vehicles. The desire to remain fit and healthy during lockdown has seen more people regularly out walking, running and cycling. Yet with so many more people now getting around on foot, bikes and now also on e-scooters,…

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?
July 15, 2021

Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared?

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Vessel accidents have increased, are you prepared? It is  estimated that 3,000 containers have been lost at sea over the past few months alone. Compared to the 1,382 containers on average lost per year between 2008-2019, as reported by The World Shipping Council, that’s a big jump. What’s the reason for it?   Why are…

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS
July 8, 2021

Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS

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Training to help HGV drivers avoid cargo theft launched by NAVCIS   Cargo theft is on the increase. Latest figures from NAVCIS, which is the police department responsible for dealing with freight crime, reveal 321 offences involving theft of HGVs or theft from HGVs have been reported since 1 January this year, amounting to losses…

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Organisations’ exposure and implications
June 29, 2021

Organisations’ exposure and implications

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Organisations’ exposure and implications Access to organisations’ confidential information A data breach happens when an attacker gains illegal access to an organisation’s network through malicious activity, employee negligence, or third-party attacks. Data from millions of individuals was stolen in the well-publicised Blackbaud hack, affecting a number of charities. Such information can easily be sold on…

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Buying new vehicles on 1st September?
August 17, 2018

Buying new vehicles on 1st September?

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Then consider GAP insurance if you do not want to owe the finance provider any shortfall on claim settlements. It is an exciting time of the year if you are purchasing new vehicles with the new registration plates available next month. So why not complement your new fleet with GAP Insurance? With 80% of vehicles…

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