News Category: Driving Risk Management

BVRLA’s Fair Wear & Tear Standard e-guide updated

The BVRLA has recently made updates to the ‘The Industry Fair Wear & Tear Standard’ e-guide. As of the end of April 2019, the BVRLA has made updates and changes to ‘The Industry Fair Wear & Tear Standard’, which have been developed to provide users with further transparency. What updates were made? Customers were not… Read more »

BVRLA’s Fair Wear & Tear Standard e-guide now available

Sandicliffe Motor Contracts are pleased to announce the investment in the licensing of the BVRLA’s ‘The Industry Fair Wear & Tear Standard’ a e-guide. The BVRLA’s Fair Wear and Tear guide identifies how a vehicle should be returned to a leasing provider at the end of a lease, hire or contract agreement. Customers and drivers… Read more »

Changes on Trailer Registration Plates

From 28 March 2019, it will be a requirement for certain trailers travelling abroad to be registered with DVLA. To provide ample time for customers to register, DVLA aims to launch this service in January 2019. When registered, trailers must display a trailer registration number plate as well as the registration number plate of the… Read more »

Risk Management Tool Warning

The opportunities offered by the latest risk management tools could become a ‘threat’ to an organisation if not properly managed. Ian Hesselden, a partner at JLT, believes additional risk management tools such as telematics and in-cab coaching devices can produce “invaluable” data to safeguard both company and driver. This comes into light after the recent… Read more »

Cassie’s Law: What you need to know about roadside eye tests

Drivers who cannot read a number plate from 20 meters away could have their licenses revoked as part of a new test being trialled.  Every motorist stopped by officers from forces (Thames Valley, Hampshire and the West Midlands Police) in September will be required to read a number plate from 20 meters away. The news… Read more »

The Dangers of Driving Distractions

Driving Distractions

Driving could arguably be one of the most dangerous parts of an employee’s job. Driving requires high levels of concentration, often for extended periods of time. Most drivers understand the risks of things such as driving while under the influence of alcohol but fail to see the risks presented by distractions. A study undertaken by… Read more »

9 Bad Driving Habits

driving habits

Driving habits; let’s face it we all have them and some are more dangerous than others. We have listed nine bad driving habits that the average motorist displays in an attempt to help drivers prolong the life of their vehicle and in some cases make sure they are in compliance with the law. Putting the… Read more »

Are you registered on the MID?

MID Police Check

The Motor Insurance Database (MID) is the centralised information system for all insured vehicles in the UK and is designed to allow the DVLA, Police and insurers to monitor and enforce motor insurance laws. The Motor Insurers’ Bureau (MIB) are responsible for developing and operating this database. The current UK Regulations of 2003 state that… Read more »