January 19, 2015

How your business can benefit from Pay as you Track

Pay as you Track was designed with businesses in mind. Whether you’re a one man contractor or own your own small firm, there are many benefits that come from using the fleet tracking software. The free app can be downloaded from any iPhone, Windows Phone or Android and just costs 25p per day, per phone – not exactly breaking the bank? And your account is only charged when a vehicle makes a journey over 15 minutes travel time. We know […]
January 27, 2015

Tips for fleets during bad weather

Over the next few days, the UK is bracing itself for extreme weather warnings. Managing fleets can be difficult enough, but once bad weather strikes, safety is the main concern. Even the most experienced drivers need to be wary when driving in extreme weather conditions (even though the UK is pretty used to the rain by now). We have come up with some top tips for fleet drivers during the bad weather. Visibility is key Extreme rain, snow and wind […]
February 17, 2015

Advice to parents of new drivers

So you finally get the call that you’ve been waiting for; Your child has passed their driving test! Brilliant news, right? No more Mum and Dad’s taxi service to worry about, instead it will be you getting all the free lifts. But, like any parent, you’ll worry. It’s natural to be scared. The driving world is full of risks and dangers, even the minor ones are still a concern. Although you can’t prevent it, there are ways to educate your […]
February 26, 2015

Drivers continue to use mobile phones whilst driving

It’s in the driving theory tests and written in the law that using a handheld mobile phone whist driving can get you three penalty points on your license and potentially a chunky fine of up to £2,500. Those using their mobile phones whilst driving are more likely to be texting, surfing the web or using social media rather than for the traditional use, a phone call. According to a Department for Transport report, despite legislation and the safety risks, twice […]
March 6, 2015
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Vehicle tracking – What’s Involved?

The use of GPS (Global Positioning System) has been a success for popular brands, Garmin, Benefon and TomTom. Because of these company’s successes, GPS was incorporated into smartphones and has become popular with mobile users for location awareness, smartphone maps and the ever popular, ‘checking in’ feature on Facebook. But what is GPS? And how does it work? The US military set up a series of satellites that detect the position of any enabled, connected device. Satellites for GPS are […]
March 12, 2015
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Improving Logistics With Vehicle Tracking

All businesses owners aim to provide a smooth running service for customers with as little wasted time as possible. Time is money and therefore the more wasted time can be reduced, the more profit that can be made. The problem is, if there is a fleet of 10 vans, how can you keep track of them all without incurring the expense of a dreaded ‘black box’ in each vehicle? With Pay as you Track, you can simply download the free […]
April 2, 2015
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How telematics can benefit your businesses younger drivers.

Develop good driver behaviour through the use of telematics. It’s expected that the average age of truck and van drivers in the UK will decrease considerably over the next few years. For businesses, the challenge they face is how to develop their younger workforce’s human talent, driving experience and manage their risk factor as quickly as possible in a safe manner. According to research, a combination of youth and inexperience puts young drivers at higher risk. Due to their inexperience, […]
November 30, 2020
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Are Your Assets Safe This Winter?

Covid 19 has made 2020 a difficult and unpredictable year for many of us. Many UK counties are remaining in a state of restriction or lockdown. Therefore, it’s important to think about how you’ll keep your assets safe as Christmas approaches. Despite roads being up to 70% quieter during the lockdown periods, vehicle crime has stayed consistently high. In fact, some areas such as Lincolnshire have shown vehicle crime rates increasing 35% during the lockdown. Many of these crimes have […]
January 15, 2021

Releasing Pay as you Track’s Finance Solution

Pay as you Track is now offering finance solutions to our customer to spread the investment of your hardware. The past year has left many companies financially vulnerable and unable to commit to large one-off payments. Autovista Group states “As countries went into lockdown to prevent the spread of coronavirus, the toll on the automotive industry was enormous.” Therefore, we have created a finance solution that is available to limited companies regarding our trackers, dashcams, and DVS units. Our finance […]
April 7, 2021

5 Tips to Improve your Caravan and Motorhome Security

With the reopening of campsites from the 12th of April for England, is your caravan and motorhome security up to scratch? With the summer months being the worst for caravan and motorhome theft, it’s important to improve your caravan and motorhome’s security features. The Caravan and Camping Club reported that last year alone saw the theft of 1,200 caravans from the UK. By insuring your motorhome or campervan, you remain protected if the worst happens. Many clubs offer discounts on […]
June 28, 2021

RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki 2021 – Oulton Park

The season kicked off at Oulton Park last weekend with a great show from Lee Hardy’s RAF Regular & Reserve Kawasaki race team. Ryan Vickers started the season in what proved to be a tight race. The race team states, “with riders lap times extremely close, overtaking was no easy task, and ninth place was the outcome but with the seventh fastest lap of the race.” Vickers’ great show on Friday left him in a great starting position for Sunday’s opening […]