Tag : AA
UK drivers may need to get an International Driving Permit (IDP) to drive in the EU from March 2019 in the event of a no-deal Brexit.
The AA is urging MPs not to consider suggestions of scrapping the MOT as it highlights the possible increased risks of such a move for fleets.
AA technology that can helped predict and prevent breakdowns is to be rolled out to fleets later this year from the consumer sector.
As part of the strategic partnership between the AA and BP Chargemaster, all 4,000 or so AA hotels and B&Bs are being offered free electric vehicle … Read More »
A fifth (20%) of drivers now use dashcams, up from 1% five years ago, AA research shows.
Vehicle damage from defective road surfaces is seeing a sharp rise, says the AA, as it urges the Government to take action.
Learner drivers are now allowed to take lessons from fully qualified driving instructors on motorways following a change in the law effective from today (4 June).
Increasing pressure on business drivers is driving the number of misfuel incidents a year, according to the AA.
Fleets are being urged to make use of connected car data to help reduce the number of breakdowns.
Drivers still have serious safety concerns over all lane running schemes, ranking them four times more dangerous than conventional motorways with a continuous hard shoulder.
Two thirds of drivers (65%) feel they can get away with offences such as tailgating and lane hogging due to a lack of police presence on … Read More »
Conditions on local authority-managed ‘A’, ‘B’ and ‘C’ roads in England have gradually improved over the last decade, while unclassified roads have declined.
The AA is planning to cut 100 jobs and close its national training centre in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire as part of a restructuring.
Fleets are being urged to ensure they have wide-ranging road safety policies in place as the AA warns of company car drivers attempting to travel in … Read More »
Electric vehicle drivers who run out of range on the road can now benefit from a new AA emergency charging service.
Businesses and SMEs deserve more fleet industry support to stay ahead of up-coming regulatory and legislative changes, says the AA’s fleet and SME division.
This year’s Operational Fleet Insight Report from BT’s Fleet Solutions sheds light on how businesses are responding to the latest fleet challenges. We look at the … Read More »
The UK vote to leave the EU is already taking its toll on some UK fleets, with the true impact of Brexit yet to be felt.
Motorists are misusing the emergency refuge areas (ERAs) on Britain’s ‘smart’ motorways, with the majority of stops being made for non-emergency reasons…
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has signed a five-year extension with the AA fleet and SME division to provide breakdown and recovery services to 2,000 FTA … Read More »
Drivers using their mobile phone face tougher penalties from today as the Government looks to cracked down on an ‘epidemic’ of handheld phone use.
Motorists are being warned that driving while tired can be as dangerous as speeding after new AA research highlighted alarming figures.
The majority of drivers think the removal of the hard shoulder on ‘smart’ motorways has made them more dangerous, research by the AA finds. With work … Read More »