June 27, 2022

New Clean Air Zones – Where are they and what do they mean for you?

New Clean Air Zones Where are they and what do they mean for your fleet? See if your vehicle is compliant using the gov.uk checker What is a Clean Air Zone? Clean Air Zones have been in the UK since 2008, when London introduced a Low Emission Zone to tackle air pollution and rising emissions. These are usually targeted at buses, coaches and HGVs, but can also apply to vans and cars in some areas. Local Authorities can decide what […]
June 15, 2022

Do you have a Grey Fleet? Here’s how to manage an often forgotten business asset

First of all, what is a Grey Fleet? A Grey Fleet is the name given to employees’ personal vehicles being used for business. This range from employees own cars used for business travel, or business vehicles that are owned outright by an employee. Often, a grey fleet will be run quite differently to a company that has it’s own vehicles and will mean that there are very different time and cost requirement to run these effectively. For a company that […]
June 1, 2022

5 Tips to Improve your Caravan and Motorhome Security

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 their insurance for customers who have taken the time to install preventative measures. “With a little bit of time and a […]
May 18, 2022

5 reasons to choose small businesses

  “It’s a long-standing issue that the bigger a company becomes, the less human it seems. ” It’s no secret that large businesses have to make some sacrifices when it comes to customer service. There’s an awful lot of red tape and restrictions that mean customers might not always be getting the best deal. Here are some ways that small businesses can offer a better solution.   Personalised Customer Service Nothing is more important that having a connection with a […]
May 3, 2022

Why an All-in-One Dashcam is the Safest Option

Why an all-in-one dashcam is the safest option The best ways to save money and protect your assets www.caravanguard.co.uk/ With the coming summer months being the worst for caravan and motorhome theft, it’s important to properly prepare your caravan and motorhomes security features. The Caravan and Camping Club reported that last year alone saw the theft of 1,200 caravans from the UK. Dash cams are not just for recording the license plate of the car that bumped into you. Today, […]
April 11, 2022

Fuel Prices- What Can I Do?

How you can save money as fuel prices continue to soar.   We wrote about the rising costs of fuel only a few months ago, at a point where 143p per litre was a notably high price. Now, as diesel and petrol prices rise further, we want to help you to save some money and avoid some of the sudden cost increases that businesses and individuals are facing. You can keep up with the latest prices using RAC Foundation’s Daily […]
January 12, 2022

Hard Disk vs SD Card Storage for Dashcams

Depending on your individual or business needs, you will be better suited to either a hard disk or SD card storage. To find out what storage would suit you better, we’ve compiled a list of factors for hard disk vs SD card storage to consider before making your purchase. How hard disks and SD card storage works with Pay as you Track Before we delve in, here’s a quick recap of how our SD cards and hard disks work. You […]
December 2, 2021

5 Tracking Reports Every Fleet Manager Needs

A GPS tracking system can provide a wealth of tracking reports to help you make the best choices for your business. The Pay as you Track online portal provides a central hub to access all your metrics. The easy to view reports can aid fleet manager decisions, helping you make greener and cost-efficient choices. Expense Tracking Reports: Pay as you track provide three expense reports to help fleet managers keep track of their finances. These are our business expense reports, […]
November 22, 2021

How Much Vehicle Tracking Costs

Vehicle Tracking is an essential investment for many businesses. A vehicle tracking system not only provides protection against theft but makes fleet management easier. Integrated software reports aid fleet managers in running vehicles efficiently and managing driver behaviour. In an effort to reduce emissions and make roads greener, vehicle tracking has proven invaluable in reducing fuel usage and making roads safer for greener forms of transport. With many businesses facing new difficulties due to the global pandemic, it’s important to […]
November 18, 2021

The Cost of Petrol for Individuals and Small Businesses

The cost of petrol has reached the highest level on record with it predicted to rise. As a result, the average daily price for a litre reached 142.94p, a whole 28p per litre more than a year ago. With most larger vans and lorries using diesel, it’s the smaller vans and cars that will be affected the most. As a consequence, the increased cost of fuel will cause further financial pressure for smaller businesses and households. Even though a lot […]
November 5, 2021

Cut Road Accidents with a Multi-Camera DVR System

  Last week the World Health Organisation and the United Nations launched a new road safety initiative. The initiative has been termed The Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030. The launch sets the ambitious target of preventing at least 50% of all road traffic deaths and injuries by 2030. Currently, road crashes cause over 1.3 million preventable deaths globally. Additionally, road accidents cause over 50 million injuries each year. This makes road accidents the leading killer of children and […]
September 30, 2021

7 Ways to Reduce Fuel Consumption in 2021

It’s hard to miss all the news reports about the UK fuel shortages and you’ve likely seen the long lines at your local petrol station. Lots of people have even found their local petrol stations have had to close due to panic buying. The result has been that those in need of fuel such as the emergency services, commuters and fleets have been unable to work. Reducing fuel consumption not only saves you money but also makes your fuel last […]