Entries by Ben Peters

SME’s are concerned about rising costs of insurance

SME’s are concerned about rising costs of Motor Fleet Insurance   In a recent survey of 600 businesses more than half the respondents (55.3%) said rising cost of insurance is their primary concern.   Those dealing with business vehicles reported that commercial insurance premiums have risen steadily over several years.   Insurance providers are clear […]

Fuel Card Analysis

The price of #oil has fallen dramatically over the last few weeks, which means many #fleets have benefited from lower fuel prices at pump and on #fuelcards. Fuel card #analysis remains an important process for operators to identify where the fuel is being spent and what peripherals are being purchased to ensure the system is […]

Licence Checking

I can ride a motorcycle of any capacity, but can I tow a trailer? Licence checking is an important process for any business that has employees who drive at work. This could be anyone from Lorry drivers to sales staff in cars, even if it is their own vehicle. It is important you check them […]

3 Things to consider when buying telematics

3 Things to consider when buying telematics   What are your objectives? What do you want to achieve through using telematics? Having clear objectives will you better understand which solution is best suited to your needs.   How will the system meet needs? Many systems will provide a graphically pleasing layout, but the detail and […]

New Partnership with Premier Palletised Ltd

We’re really pleased to announce the start of a new partnership between RoadWise and Premier Palletised Ltd Premier Palletised are a member of the Pallex network, operating a fleet of 40 vehicles from their depot in Acton, London. Like many operators PPL has numerous sets of data delivered to them from multiple sources. RoadWise will […]

What is CAN bus and how can it help Transport Managers?

CAN > Controller Area Network   “A robust vehicle standard designed to allow microcontrollers and devices to communicate with each other’s applications without a host computer”   WIKI ? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/CAN_bus ?   This is the network in your vehicle over which all the sensors and controllers talk to each other, enabling performance diagnostics and data sharing.   When […]

What is the average MPG across your fleet?

What is the average MPG across your fleet?   If you have a fleet of mixed manufacturer vehicles it can be a challenge to measure and monitor their MPG performance.   The combination of fuelcard and #telematics data will provide a consistent output to address this challenge.   What MPG could your vehicles be achieving? […]

What is the impact of idling on your fleet?

How do you monitor #vehicle engine idling?   Idling refers to running a vehicle’s engine when the vehicle is not in motion.   Engine idling is a huge contributor to air pollution, particularly in Towns and Cities as it increases the amount of exhaust fumes in the air.   The Royal college of Physicians estimate […]

What is FNOL and why is it important?

What is FNOL and why is it important? FNOL – First Notification Of Loss is the initial report made to the insurer in the event of theft, loss or damage of an insured asset. This is usually the first step in the claims process. FNOL is a term widely used in the telematics industry to […]