With much of the high street closed since March, personal care appointments have also fallen by the wayside – and that includes trips to the optician. However, GEM Motoring Assist has urged drivers not to let this be an excuse for getting behind the wheel with deteriorated eyesight if they feel their vision has altered for the worse. Strained eyes? Don’t drive The road safety organisation said anyone with even minor concerns about their eyesight needs to ‘do the responsible […]
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With many fleet drivers now back at work or planning to return, one organisation has urged them and their employers to stick to government guidelines designed to protect them against the further spread of coronavirus. Licence Bureau highlighted the recently published document Our plan to rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy, which contains a dedicated sub-category on advice for business driving. Dedicated tips on vehicles The document aims to provide guidance for everyone from lorry drivers and couriers to […]
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Many business drivers will now be returning to their vehicles and fleets after a lengthy period of lockdown, but can they be sure these cars are roadworthy? Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist has spoken out to remind motorists that they should check their tyres carefully before making journeys once again, as any prolonged periods of inactivity could have detrimental effects on their condition. Check all tyres carefully The body wants fleet owners and operators, as well as members of […]
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The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has implored the government to carefully consider the logistics industry and fleet operators as it puts plans in place to re-open services post-coronavirus. Transport secretary Grant Shapps this week unveiled a new strategy on the use of Britain’s road space as the nation takes tentative steps towards economic rejuvenation, which included encouraging alternative ways to travel. Cycle and walk if you can For instance, £2 billion of funding will be invested in promoting cycling and […]
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