Duty of Care

FleetEurope supplies 22 branded MINI Coopers for Vitality Nurse service launch

FleetEurope supplies 22 branded MINI Coopers for Vitality Nurse service launch

FleetEurope, a leading independent vehicle management solutions provider, has supplied 22 branded MINI Coopers to its customer Vitality, for the launch of its new Vitality Nurse service. The service enables VitalityLife’s new team of 22 field-based nurses to visit customers at a convenient time and place to carry out medical screenings and improve the insurance application process. The MINI Cooper 1.5 hatch with Tech pack was chosen due to its excellent safety features and efficiencies, which are vital in helping the [...]

Company Car Speeding

Are employers doing enough to curb the rise in speeding offences?

The first ever car to receive a speeding ticket, an 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage, is due to go on display at the upmarket motor show at Hampton Court Palace this September. The driver, Walter Arnold from East Peckham in London, was caught doing 8mph and stopped by a police officer following him on a bicycle. He was fined a shilling plus costs for driving at four times the legal speed limit at the time, in what was believed to [...]

Morning After Drink Driving Risk

Avoid the ‘morning after’ drink-driving risk this Christmas

With December just around the corner the festive party season is about to kick-off, along with the increased risk of drink-driving. According to a report from the Department for Transport (DfT), an estimated 5,770 drink-drive accidents took place in the UK last year. Although this figure has reduced significantly from 19,470 since records first began in 1979, there is still much work to be done to reduce these accidents even further. (more…)

Keeping employees on the road

Three steps to keeping your employees on the road

If you have even just one employee driving a vehicle on company time for business use, as a responsible employer you have duty of care and legal obligations. Carlos Montero, Commercial Director at FleetEurope outlines his simple approach for staying compliant and, importantly, legal for both company car and grey fleet drivers. When an employee is out on the road, they become something of an unknown risk factor. From the vehicle they drive to their behaviour behind the wheel, if [...]