Coronavirus likely to have “fundamental” effect on adoption of mobility solutions, says FleetCheck

The threat of coronavirus is likely to have a “fundamental” effect on the rate of adoption of mobility solutions by fleets, believes FleetCheck. Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet software specialist, explained that the issue was simple – most mobility solutions relied on multi-user use of assets at a time when sharing of almost any asset could lead to the virus being much more widely distributed. “The mobility products that have been promoted to […]

Coronavirus should be added to risk management policies following new Government advice

Coronavirus measures should be added to standard fleet risk management policies following the release of new Government advice, believes FleetCheck The fleet software specialist said that the “Working Safely During COVID-19 in or from a Vehicle”, issued this week, appeared to form a relatively sensible framework to manage the possibility of infection around the use of company vehicles. Peter Golding, managing director at FleetCheck, explained: “The fact is that coronavirus is going to be very […]

“Strong argument” for fleets to continue car and van MOT tests during lockdown, says FleetCheck

A “strong argument” exists for fleets to continue car and van MOT tests during the current six-month suspension in order to ensure safety, says FleetCheck. The fleet management software specialist says that at the start of the lockdown period, it looked as though not enough MOT testing stations would remain open for widespread testing to be possible but that the emerging picture has been different. Peter Golding, managing director at FleetCheck, said: “When the six-month […]

Fleet drivers should be warned to take care as reports of “extreme” speeding persist, says FleetCheck

Company car and van drivers should be warned to take extra care on the roads as reports of “extreme” speeding persisted over the weekend, says FleetCheck. Police tweeted details of incidents including a 151mph chase on the M1 and said that there had been several other instances, highlighting a case of 97mph in a 40mph zone on the A10. Peter Golding, managing director at FleetCheck, said: “We’ve been hearing anecdotal reports of extreme speeding and […]