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Safe driving: winter driving and tyres

  According to a number of sources, November will continue to see a drop in temperatures, followed by freezing conditions, and heavy snow is forecast for December and January.   If you manage a fleet, you would do well to prepare for adverse winter weather. Even if there are no specific Irish or UK road traffic regulations [...]

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Fuel economy and winter weather

  Driving in winter conditions, including cold weather, snow, fog, and ice, can be risky, not only to you, but to your vehicle as well, because bad weather can drastically increase your fuel consumption.   During the winter, according to fuel economy tests, extremely short trips in an ordinary petrol car can greatly decrease mileage [...]

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Best practices for preparing your fleet for winter driving

  The past few winters, we have seen snow and ice, with temperatures falling below -10 C. This winter is likely to be more of the same, freezing with persistent snow and subzero temperatures: http://www.irishcentral.com/news/Ireland-set-for-worst-winter-in-100-years-say-experts.html During the winter months, fleet safety and winter driving should be a top concern. Winter is the season that requires the most care [...]

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