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Translator, linguist, blogger, multilingual content manager, SEO copywriter and content creator, digital marketer and language consultant with extensive experience in tourism, telematics and in the translation and localisation industry.

Truck driver in jail after causing fatal crash while using mobile phone

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 19 January 2022 09:00:00 GMT

A truck driver has been jailed for more than eight years after his HGV struck multiple vehicles, killing three people. Ion Onut was checking out dating sites on his mobile phone when he crashed his Scania truck into slow moving traffic on the northbound carriageway of the A1(M) last July. 

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Categories: mobile phone misuse, distracted driving, mobile phone use behind the wheel, dangerous driving

Continental launches all-season van tyre

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 12 January 2022 09:00:00 GMT

Continental has launched a new all-season van tyre that is designed for use on delivery vans.

The VanContact A/S has been engineered with a tougher side wall, to suit urban use, and a new rubber compound.

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Categories: News, Stats & Facts, fleet maintenance

New vehicle supply challenges will persist in 2022

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 05 January 2022 09:00:00 GMT

According to KPMG, new vehicle supply challenges will continue in the automotive industry throughout 2022.

Figures released by the SMMT at the end of November showed UK car production had declined 41.4% in October, as firms grappled with the global shortage of semiconductors which led to production stoppages.

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Categories: News, Stats & Facts, fleet procurement

Driver shortage: its impact on new and used vehicles delivery

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 29 December 2021 09:00:00 GMT

Cash incentives offered to attract drivers to the home delivery sector are “significantly” hampering the collection and delivery of new and used cars, according to DMN Logistics.

Tempted by joining bonuses, drivers are opting for short-term home delivery roles and this is having a knock-on effect on the logistics sector with fewer drivers applying.

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Categories: News, Stats & Facts, driver shortage

Christmas traffic: the busiest roads of the last five years

Posted by Eleonora Malacarne on 22 December 2021 08:55:00 GMT

An estimated 27 million trips by car to see friends and family between December 17th and Christmas Eve are being predicted, with it expected to be the busiest getaway on the roads in five years.

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Categories: Fleet Management, News, Stats & Facts

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