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RHA Tests MP Truck Driving Skills

At this year’s Conservative Party Conference the Road Haulage Association (@RHANews) is giving delegates the chance to take part in a Truck Driving Challenge at their stand, 53. Challengers will be able to see if they have the high skill levels required to drive a heavy goods vehicle. The RHA is calling for all MPs . . .

New Field Service Conference to Focus on Driver Engagement

A new conference, organised by telematics platform provider Microlise, aimed squarely at field service and van fleet managers is to focus on all aspects of driver engagement. The inaugural Microlise Field Service & Fleet Conference 2015 is to take place on 4 November at the MIRA Proving Ground in Warwickshire. Speakers from Sky, FTA Van . . .

Road Transport Industry Slow to Adopt Technology, Poll Shows

A huge 88 percent of road transport businesses still use paper-based processes to manage vehicle walk around checks and only 14 percent have an incentive scheme based on driver performance data. These are the findings of a straw poll of more than 400 transport industry decision-makers who were attending the RHA Compliance Conference in Coventry . . .

DAF Telematics Now Supports Remote Digital Tachograph Download

Microlise system offers time savings and administration benefits Frequency of downloads may be timed automatically Seamless upload direct to tacho analysis bureaus Additional vehicle data can be obtained simultaneously As part of the ongoing DAF Transport Efficiency programme, market leader DAF Trucks has upgraded its DAF Telematics offering with the introduction of a Remote Digital . . .

B&Q Chooses Microlise to Improve Fleet Performance

DIY retailer B&Q is to implement a new fleet performance and journey management solution, from telematics platform provider Microlise, across a fleet of 185 vehicles. Installation and delivery of the solution is beginning immediately and will be used to give the best possible customer experience for B&Q’s Home Delivery services. It will enable B&Q to . . .