Tyres over 10 years old on heavy vehicles to be banned from February 2021

road safety lorry tyres being repaired in a workshop

  Earlier this year, the Government announced that tyres aged over 10 years will be banned on the front axles of lorries, buses, coaches and all single wheels of minibuses (9 to 16 passenger seats). The legislation takes effect on 1 February 2021. We will be enforcing the legislation at roadside checks along with the […]

Driver Training Not Being Taken Seriously – 2

Advanced driving Roadcraft the police drivers handbook

Paul Beresford from Defensive Driver Training looks at the recent alarming estimate that only 41% of company drivers have received any formal driver training.   First posted in October 2015   Although the insurance companies became involved in driver training in the 90s, there were a series of other incidents that took place that also […]

Defensive Driver Training | Shocking Figures On Untrained Fleet Drivers

defensive driving driver with mobile phone in hand while driving

  There is no doubt that the recession and continuing economic climate have made companies look at their training budgets as an easy cost to cut.   Training budgets are always the first to go in any crack down on costs because there is no immediate visible or quantifiable impact on company or individual’s performance. […]