Isotrak and Wabco take lead in HGV safety improvements

Special integration between Isotrak fleet management solutions and Wabco’s advanced electronic braking systems (EBS) is set to make trailers safer. The integrated safety system provides real-time monitoring of the trailer EBS, notifying drivers and back office staff of the health of the braking system, roll stability activation alarms, door openings and temperature information if connected to the trailer refrigeration unit. Continue reading

Fleetmatics expands business in UK and Ireland

Following the official opening of its global headquarters in Dublin, by the Taoiseach Enda Kenny in January of this year, Fleetmatics, one of the leading global providers of fleet management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, has increased its headcount by close to 50% per cent, adding 24 more employees to its Dublin-based hub, with new jobs in Research and Development, Product Management, Marketing and Finance. Continue reading

FTA warns on DCPC complacency

Despite the news from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) that drivers are generally complying with the legal requirements of Driver CPC, the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has repeated its message to both drivers and operators that complacency is not an option if they wish to avoid heavy fines and licence suspension. Continue reading