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Top 4 areas to consider in safe journey management

Posted by Will Follett on Aug 24, 2017 8:37:10 AM

Around the globe, roads and highways can be a dangerous place, and the UAE is no exception. There were 675 deaths on the road in 2015, and this figure increased in 2016 to 725.

Recognising a need to improve safety standards on its roads, the UAE government has chosen to promote road safety and is committed to the reduction of traffic accidents and deaths, drawing inspiration from a decade-long global plan developed by the UN Road Safety Collaboration of World Health Organization.

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Are you Prepared for the Enforcement of Digital Tyre Monitoring?

Posted by Mohammad Saifullah on Jul 24, 2017 10:41:52 AM

In recent weeks, the Emirates Authority for Standardisation and Metrology (ESMA) revealed that it intends to enforce the compulsory installation of digital tyre monitoring technology in the region, with the new rule expected to go live as soon as Q4 2017.

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The Price For Inattention To Driver Safety Is High

Posted by Mohammad Saifullah on Jun 22, 2017 12:03:29 PM

In 2016, a lorry driver was jailed for 10 years in the UK, for killing a woman and three children. His vehicle ploughed into their stationary car while he was scrolling through music on his mobile phone. The victims died instantly on impact; the vehicle hit them at 50mph and they were shunted under another heavy goods vehicle, crushing the car to a third of its size.

On passing sentence, the judge Maura McGowan, said his attention had been so poor that he "might as well have had his eyes closed".

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6 Ways GPS Fleet Tracking Can Improve Your Bottom Line

Posted by Komal Rajpal on Jun 22, 2017 11:55:23 AM

Whether you own a trucking business or run one, there are some alphabetic combinations that are top of mind — for example, ROI, EBIDTA and P/L. You’re on the lookout for ways to make positive cash flow more positive. In that light, adding GPS fleet tracking to your vehicles can be a powerful tool.

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