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Sharp falls in the value of Sterling in recent weeks could trigger a rise in fuel prices of perhaps 5p per litre before the end of October, according to the Petrol Retailers’ Association (PRA) and RAC.
Businesses have been urged to increase their focus on reducing at-work driving crashes in the wake of new data showing they cost the UK more than £700 million a year.
Van fleet operators are being urged to be stringent in their driver risk assessment process and ensure every individual on the road receives the training they need, as a surge in light commercial vehicle traffic signals a ‘ticking accident time bomb’.
As tyres are the only part of a vehicle that makes contact with the road, it is essential that they are in tip-top condition. However, many drivers continue to fail to undertake both regular and routine checks.
West Midlands Police is the first force in the country to proactively target ‘close pass’ drivers who endanger riders.