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On Track - May 2019
In this issue we explore a variety of potential risks for the transport and logistics sector, providing some solutions and handy tips to safeguard your business and fleet.
With major fleet programmes still seeing a relatively high frequency of personal injury claims, we take a look at the steps you can take to reduce accident frequency. We also have a fascinating guest article from Alison Bailey at ICanProve.IT guiding you through the potential future of fleet management - VideoMatics.
As always, we keep you up to date on the latest from Parliament, with our Director of Market and Public Affairs, Samantha Ramen, briefing us on the Keoghs push to ensure young driver safety. Meanwhile Director of Costs, Paul Edwards, runs through a recent case where Keoghs secured a significant saving against the claimant’s bill of costs, which also provides guidance on situations where a claimant tries to hide behind a costs management order.
Not to be left out, our counter-fraud intelligence team examine a recent trend for fraudulent gap insurance claims while our regulatory experts provide an update on changes to guidance on driver daily defect checks.
If you’re attending Airmic make sure you come and say hello at Stand 110. In the meantime, enjoy our bumper issue of On Track!
Don't just deal with the claim, avoid it!
The future of fleet management?
The case for graduated driving licences.
A recent decision in the Senior Courts Costs Office has confirmed that, where a claim for damages is grossly inflated.
The DVSA has recently updated its guidance in relation to driver daily defect checks in respect of goods vehicles/public service vehicles.
Are fraudsters targeting GAP Insurance claims?