Cutting mileage with Fleet Tracking


Fleet tracking systems are often promoted as beneficial to both managing and operating a more successful and efficient fleet. Operating more successfully and in a more efficient manner may encompass a number of different strategies, but the main outcome is often cutting costs. A key area in which money...

 

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3 More Fleet Operation Challenges and How to Solve Them


Running a fleet is an extremely complex task, that we at ACSS understand. There are many tasks to complete and multitude of topics to think about, ranging from drivers to costs to environmental and safety regulations. Here are 3 more of our top challenges fleet operators face, and how...

 

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Protecting against Vandalism and Theft


Vehicle Theft is on the Rise in the UK. Valuable tools, equipment and cargo are always at risk when left in vehicles, regardless of time and day, and increasingly expensive vehicles offer easy targets for opportunists. The loss or damage of company property, can be costly, damaging to profits...

 

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How CLOCS are improving standards in the Construction Industry


Construction Logistics and Community Safety What is CLOCS? CLOCS is a body who has developed the operating standards for construction logistics in the UK. Their standards have been adopted by both contractors and companies nationwide. Their standards are formed of eleven separate standards, codes of practice and policies relating...

 

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How CCTV can solve problems for Waste Management Vehicles


Waste Management vehicles play a huge part in the UK’s economy – with the difficult job of accessing and navigating narrow streets as well as tight work sights and urban environments. Not only do they pose a hazard to the surrounding area, but they must also operate in environments...

 

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How Cameras can be valuable for Coach Operators


Back in August, ACSS released and article on how the Dashboard Camera (Dash-Cam) is the perfect tool for fleet operators. Over the past ten years, the number of dash-cams used in vehicles has risen in the UK, as many road-users find them useful to protect themselves in incidents and...

 

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Autonomous Vehicles to shake up the Haulage industry


What are Autonomous vehicles? Autonomous vehicles are ‘intelligent’ vehicles capable of communicating with other vehicles around them and using technology to make driving both safer and easier. These are not just self-driving vehicles, but encompass a range of technology to read traffic and communicate with other vehicles to prevent...

 

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The evolution of modern commercial vehicles


Commercial vehicles have been a topic of discussion a lot in recent years. There are rising concerns over the safety of our roads and pollution levels in cities are rising – which has often resulted in blame being directed at the commercial vehicle industries. But are these accusations correctly...

 

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How FORS are changing standards in the Transport Industry


The Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme What is FORS? The Fleet Operators Recognitions Scheme (FORS) is a voluntary scheme which promotes higher operating standards amongst commercial vehicle operators. It currently has over 4,600 members from many areas of the transport industry. It provides guidelines for all aspects of safety, efficiency...

 

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How Safety Accessories could be the Answer to Road Safety Incidents


The number of cyclists and pedestrian commuters on the rise – and with it, the number of incidents occurring on roads. Unfortunately, the transport industry is experiencing an unfavourable increase in the proportion of incidents involving their vehicles. With all road transport comes a risk to the more vulnerable...

 

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