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How accurate is GPS tracking?

GPS is the most accurate way you can track and monitor vehicles within your fleet. Most GPS tracking devices have an accuracy range of 2-3 meters. They have become a vital piece of technology providing fleet managers with accurate information to work with. How Does GPS Work? The Global Positioning System (GPS) operates via information being sent to and from 30 or so satellites orbiting the Earth. There are at least four GPS satellites within […]

How does fleet insurance work?

As the number of vehicles increases within a business, managing insurance policies can become challenging. Insurance providers offer a solution that makes insuring any number of vehicles a lot simpler in the form of fleet insurance. While the specifics of every premium will be specific to an individual business, here is a basic overview of how fleet insurance works: What Is Fleet Insurance? Businesses have a legal obligation to insure every vehicle used within their […]

How GDPR affects fleet management

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) came into play in 2018. This legislation replaced the Data Protection Directive and is now the primary law regulating how companies protect EU citizens’ personal data. A lot of fleet managers and business owners are still a little unsure of how GDPR affects the day-to-day running of their businesses, however. Here is an overview of the key points regarding how GDPR affects fleet management. In particular, how you can […]

What is the HGV medical test?

The HGV medical test is a medical examination designed to ensure a driver is medically fit to drive a heavy goods vehicle (HGV). With the safety of the driver and other road users at stake when the driver is behind the wheel of an HGV, it’s essential that every effort is made to ensure everyone’s safety. A driver will have to undergo a medical exam before they are issued their first licence. Then every time […]