QuoteSearcher’s Top 10 Taxi Talk Topics

Image of Taxi DriverOne of the best parts about being a taxi driver is that you get to meet an enormous variety of people who have very different lives, which you wouldn’t be able to do in almost any other job. This means that even on a short run it’s good to be able to get to know your customer, and chat is an essential part of being a top cabbie. But, what are your favourite taxi talk topics, and have we got them on our top 10 taxi talk list? (more…)

New Fleet Advisory Body Launched

Image of Question MarkHere 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 and decision makers on best practices when it comes to maintaining fleets. The Fleet Industry Advisory Group (FIAG) will also provide consultancy services and provide expert advice from those that have spent years working in the fleet industry. (more…)

Do you have ‘The Knowledge?’

London TaxiIf 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 provide an excellent service to every single passenger that gets in your vehicle. This is where ‘The Knowledge’ comes in – a test that ensures that all taxi drivers know thousands of routes, landmarks and road names off by heart. Here, QuoteSearcher looks at The Knowledge in more detail: (more…)

Apple Invents Device to Stop Drivers Texting

Image of person texting while drivingTexting 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 phones, people are still flouting the law, putting themselves and others in danger. (more…)

Fleet Managers Increasingly Investing in Electric Vehicles

Image of Electric CarFleets 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. For example, executive chauffeur car services provider Comfort Executive has recently partnered with electric vehicle operator eConnect Cars in order to provide their customers electric vehicles. (more…)

Five Top Tips for an Alternative Motorhome Holiday

Image of CampervanSummer is fast approaching and the temperatures are getting warmer, which means that motorhome owners across the country are starting to think about their holidays and yearning for the beach. However, a motorhome summer holiday doesn’t just have to be about sandy sandwiches and busy motorways, as there’s so much more to see and do in the UK! So here are our five top tips for an amazing, alternative motorhome summer holiday: (more…)