Tag Archives: motor fleet risk management


May 3, 2022

What are your self-insurance options?

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What are your self-insurance options? Self-insurance is one way businesses can maintain some control over their own risks, while still being able to purchase protection at higher entry levels when needed, through an insurer – at rates much lower than those offered by traditional programmes.   What can self-insurance programmes cover? Almost any type of…

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Covid Support budget insurance
July 12, 2021

Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond

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Assessing health & safety risks through the pandemic and beyond When changing operations and ways of working, a key part of the decision-making process involves the assessment and management of risks.   During this unprecedented time, it is crucial to carry out suitable and sufficient risk assessments. Organisations must do all they can to keep…

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telematics
April 13, 2021

New smartphone driver safety apps for businesses

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The role of smartphones, gamification and rewards in a business driver safety programme   Due to the challenge of monitoring behaviour and engaging employees, driver safety has remained a blindspot for many companies – until now. Innovative smartphone-based solutions are giving health and safety leaders access to data-driven insights whilst enabling them to gamify and…

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Vehicle teleamtics
December 20, 2017

Ascend launch fleet of telematic equipped vehicles

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The first of our Ascend branded motor cars arrived a few weeks ago, you may have seen them around! These are equipped with state of the art telematics camera systems that we are happy to demonstrate to you or any fleet operator. These systems are not standard SD card systems but communicate directly to our chosen…

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haulage
December 13, 2017

Haulage Driver shortage – 50,000 new drivers needed in the industry

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The RHA have advised that the industry has a shortfall of between 45,000 and 50,000 drivers and the situation is getting worse. Thousands of older drivers are leaving the industry and younger people can’t afford to get a truck licence. More than 85% of all goods bought in the UK are carried by a lorry…

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