Idling drivers could face higher fines under new government crackdown


The government announces new plans to toughen up rules on vehicle that are excessively idling, fines for drivers who leave their engine running while parked will significantly increase under new proposals. These regulations can contribute to the cleaner air, particularly around schools where young children are breathing in pollution....

 

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Electric cars exempt from company car tax next year..


From next year, company car users who obtain an electric car will not have to pay any Benefit-in-Kind tax during the next financial year. This has come to light after the treasury reviewed tax rules. What is Benefit in Kind (BiK)? When a car is provided for an employee...

 

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Phillip Street joins ACSS as Channel Manager


ACSS are delighted to introduce Phillip Street to the team as our Channel Manager. Phil’s background is mainly from the Automotive Industry, specifically Commercial but has also had a wealth of Telematics experience in the last 18 years working for various companies including the industry giant ‘Teletrac Navman’. Phil...

 

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Direct Vision Standard and Safety Permit for HGVs


The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) assesses and rates how much a driver can see directly from their HGV cab in relation to other road users. The DVS forms part of a proposed Safety Permit for all HGVs over 12 tonnes entering London. Direct Vision...

 

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ACSS Exhibit at the RWM Show 2019 – NEC Birmingham


RWM will transform Birmingham’s NEC into the focal point of the global resource management industry when the show returns on 11 & 12 September, 2019. As the leading recycling and waste management event in the UK, RWM is a platform for the industry’s most influential names and organisations to...

 

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Stay compliant with the ULEZ


The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) came into effect in central London on 8 April 2019. Within the first month of its operation, the average compliance rate of vehicles entering the zone was around 71 per cent during Congestion Charge hours. New figures released by Transport for London (TfL)...

 

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Eyesight and Samsung team up for Driver Monitoring System


Distractions for drivers are at an all-time high, a study by Atlas Insurance stated that two-thirds of accidents were caused by distracted driving. With the high technology and optional extras, we are able to access on new vehicles today such as lane assist, blind spot monitoring and automatic braking...

 

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New appointment for ACSS, Nick Blake


ACSS welcomes Nick Blake as Telematics Specialist, he brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table, previously working for the likes of Fleetmatics and Hubio Fleet. The introduction of Telematics sales will be a large part of transformation for ACSS. This growth will be a combined force...

 

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