Friday, January 28, 2022

For Fleet and Transport Professionals


Welcome to Essential Fleet Operator. As a fleet professional working in the Essential Services Fleet Sector you will find the latest fleet Industry news, operational advice and fleet best practice guidance.

As a sector you need to comply with strict legal and Health & Safety vehicle compliance standards, manage driver risk and meet environmental objectives and as well as achieve financial efficiency whilst delivering Essential Services throughout the UK.

Keep up-to-date by reading Essential Fleet Operator together with Essential Fleet Manager Magazine for the latest Essential Fleet industry related news and advice.

The Essential Fleet Sector includes: Public Sector Fleets, Housing Association fleets, Utility Fleets and Infrastructure fleets.

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News from across the essential fleet sector


Supplier News

Successful usage-based insurance is expanding into new markets

The collaboration between Zego and ABAX started in the UK in 2020, and now this successful pay-per-use insurance model is expanding into Europe. Usage-based...

Richard Kent joins VisionTrack as Vice President of global sales

VisionTrack, the leading AI video telematics and connected vehicle data specialist, has appointed Richard Kent as Vice President of Global Sales to help drive...

Fleets in Focus

Fleet in Focus: United Utilities

United Utilities is the largest listed water company in the UK, serving a population of 7 million in North West England. As well as...

Fleet in Focus: ERS Medical

With a growing list of NHS clients, national health and social care transport company ERS Medical provides services to support the NHS. Jeroen Van...

Supplier Insights

Supplier Insight: Van Security

Established in 2003, Locks 4 Vans is an award-winning supplier of aftermarket vehicle security solutions. Many of the UK’s largest fleet operators have come...

Supplier Insight: A guide to commercial dashcams

Crash-for-cash scams have long been a major concern for fleet operators. Data analysis from the Insurance Fraud Bureau (IFB) revealed that of the 2.7...

Supplier Insight – Lone Worker Protection

Q&A with Naz Dossa, CEO of Peoplesafe There are many thousands of drivers in the UK, operating alone who face considerable dangers every day, so...

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Industry News

Highway Code changes set to take effect this weekend

Changes to The Highway Code designed to enhance safety for all road-users – particularly those most at risk – are set to come into effect from Saturday...

Is your electric car as efficient as you think?

A ground-breaking new efficiency ranking standard – E-Rating™ – has been launched to give electric car buyers clarity on the most efficient models available...