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Fears over the future residual values (RVs) of internal combustion engine (ICE) cars and vans are increasingly helping to drive fleet adoption of electric vehicles (EVs), FleetCheck is reporting. Andy Kirby, customer success director, said that worries were being expressed across its outright purchase user base that demand for used petrol and diesel vehicles might start to substantially fall in the second half of the decade. He explained: “There is a general feeling that, as
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New regulations that bring smaller light commercial vehicles (LCVs) travelling to the EU under the requirement to have an International Operator’s Licence will place key demands on fleets in the future, says FleetCheck. The fleet software company reports that, from 21st May, all organisations running LCVs of between 2.5-3.5 tonnes will need to obtain the accreditation as part of the UK-EU Trade and Cooperation Agreement. Requirements include appointing a designated transport manager with a valid
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A series of van driver safety resources created by National Highways through its Driving for Better Business campaign has been added to FleetCheck’s widely-used Vehicle Inspection App. The Van Driver Toolkit is included in the latest update to the product, which has been used to complete more than 11.5 million car, van and truck safety checks since its launch nearly four years ago. The resources are designed to provide practical advice to drivers of light
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Increasing demand for training in response to the HGV driver shortage has seen FleetCheck strike a new affinity deal with RED Driver Training. Peter Golding, managing director at the fleet management software company, explained that his company’s customer base was looking to new ways of tackling the current scarcity. He said: “We are hearing from transport manager that there are a number of issues arising around risk management best practice as a result of the