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New Fleet Advisory Body Launched

Here at QuoteSearcher we regularly publish articles with advice on maintaining fleets of all different sizes and types, as we know that running a fleet of vehicles can often be hard work. This is why it is good to hear that a new fleet advisory body has been launched which will inform fleet managers, operators […]

Do you have ‘The Knowledge?’

If you are a taxi driver then you will more than likely have heard the phrase ‘The Knowledge’ before, however if you aren’t based in London it may not apply to you. Being a taxi driver in London can be extremely lucrative, however at the same time you are expected to work long hours and […]

Apple Invents Device to Stop Drivers Texting

Texting while behind the wheel is one of the most dangerous things you can do on the road, which is why a number of groups as well as companies from the automotive industry have created numerous campaigns to discourage drivers from doing so. However, with society depending more and more on technology, particularly their mobile […]

Fleet Managers Increasingly Investing in Electric Vehicles

Fleets are currently evolving so rapidly that some would be barely recognisable just a few years ago. An influx in new technology and electric vehicles has enabled fleet managers and operators to save thousands of pounds a year on fuel and fleet insurance, reduce their emissions and offer their customers a wider range of services. […]

Dealing with Customer Disputes: A Guide for Taxi Drivers

Although it’s made of metal and glass, your taxi isn’t always the safest place to be. Often you’re on your own in the small hours of the night, and there usually isn’t any fall-back if there’s a disagreement with a customer. Your safety should always be your own priority in a cab, but sometimes things […]

Managing Your First Small Fleet

Some motor fleets have a designated manager, and it’s certainly the case that bigger fleets need somebody managing and organising them on a full time basis. However, smaller fleets don’t necessarily need full-time management, but they do require someone to keep things ticking over. Perhaps you’re involved with a small yet growing business and you’ve […]