News for fleet managers from the TrackCompare team
Fleets expecting lower insurance premiums as whiplash reforms set to be introduced
New laws are about to be introduced to enforce tighter regulation on solicitors dealing with whiplash claims. It is expected that fleet operators stand to benefit as these new reforms should cut claims thus lowering insurance premiums.
Crash-for-cash fraudsters target van drivers
LGV drivers are being systematically targeted by crash-for-crash gangs. Van drivers can be a profitable target for the fraudsters as they are likely to be comprehensively insured, yet less likely to dispute liability due to tight deadlines.
Why do diesel and petrol prices keep falling?
Resident fuel price expert, Kjell Anderton, goes beyond the headlines and explains why fuel prices continue to fall.
Poll: Third of fleet operators would consider using self-driving vehicles
A week-long survey by TrackCompare has revealed that almost one third of fleet managers would consider the use of self-driving vehicles. However, most were less open to the prospect, and we received some amusing comments.
Poll: 66% of fleet operators believe fines for texting while driving should be increased
Surprisingly 66% of businesses are to back new plans to increase fines for texting and driving
Tracking linked car insurance policies up 64% but fleet car tracking remains stagnant
Tracking of cars for insurance purposes in on the increase as it offers insurers and customers huge benefits
Is supermarket fuel still a good deal?
Most will agree that supermarkets are the home of cheap petrol and diesel in the UK, regardless of price fluctuations in the market, supermarkets consistently offer the best prices in urban areas
Lloyd’s and specialists meet demand for electric-vehicle fleet insurance
Many of the main stream insurers will not cover a fleet of electric vehicles and therefore businesses are looking to specialist insurance firms to get the cover they require