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Fines incurred by company car and van drivers illegally parking on private land are acknowledged to be a legal, financial and HR administration nightmare for fleet managers.
The illegal use of handheld mobile phones is at epidemic proportions with an estimated 11 million motorists admitting to making or receiving a call while driving in the last 12 months and a shocking five million saying they have taken photos or videos while at the wheel of a moving vehicle, according to new research.
Mercedes-Benz Vans is to invest €500 million over the next five years, in a move that’s thought to revolutionise the working environment for tradesmen and parcel deliverers, making fleets and drivers more efficient and productive and potentially utilising drones.
ACFO, the UK’s premier fleet decision-maker organisation, has discussed key tax-related issues impacting on fleet operators at a meeting with officials from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC).
The government has issued consultations on three key areas of tax policy affecting the fleet sector. Company car benefit-in-kind tax treatment of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs), salary sacrifice schemes, and the impact of new lease accounting rules on the tax treatment of leased assets.