15/11/2022Poorly maintained vehicles are one of the leading causes of road traffic accidents in the UK. Indeed, a recent report from the AA found that up 1,700 deaths or serious injuries on British roads last year were directly attributable to subpar vehicle maintenance.
07/11/2022With vehicle tracking, there are enormous quantities of data being collected. With this inevitably come concerns about privacy and the use of the data. Read this article to find out more about driver privacy.
10/10/2022While businesses will understandably be looking at where they can reduce spend across their operations, Trakm8 is urging those with a fleet division not to scrimp on vehicle maintenance.
10/10/2022Trakm8 has renewed its membership with Made in Britain as it continues to support and promote manufacturing in the UK, allowing customers to identify British-made products.
20/09/2022If you are considering protecting your commercial vehicle fleet using vehicle tracking systems, you’re probably wondering how the technology that powers everything works. In this article, we discuss how vehicle tracking works.
15/09/2022Trakm8 has commissioned a new national driver survey to gain insights into how drivers purchase insurance and what they expect from future policies.
07/09/2022The latest version of Insight (2.8.66), this is now live for all Insight customers. Our development team has been busy adding several new features and enhancements in this release.
06/09/2022With many businesses increasing the size of their fleets in the wake of the post-pandemic recovery, fleet managers are facing pressure from bosses to efficiently and successfully keep track of their vehicles.
11/08/2022In this handy guide to fleet tracking in 2022, we take a look at how fleet tracking has the power to change the way you approach fleet management, with a view to helping you decide if it’s worth the investment to implement or upgrade a fleet tracking system.
11/08/2022Electric vehicles cost more to purchase and repair due to the specialist parts required, such as Lithium-ion batteries, and ongoing supply-chain issues which means insuring an EV is currently more expensive than traditional insurance.
11/08/2022The automotive industry is currently the second-most data-driven industry in the world so it shouldn’t be a surprise that technology such as driver and vehicle data are impacting the insurance sector and how insurance is being sold.
28/07/2022Fleet tracking is a powerful technology that can greatly simplify the process of fleet management. Various forms of fleet tracking systems are used by countless businesses worldwide to help monitor vehicle fleets.
27/07/2022We've recently launched the latest version of Insight (2.8.32), this is now live for all Insight customers. Our development team has been busy adding several new features and enhancements in this release.
22/07/2022With transport representing the largest source of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the UK, we’ve all got to play our part in reducing carbon emissions from road transport.
22/07/2022There are many things that a fleet manager needs to consider when it comes to choosing the right fleet vehicles. Value, comfort, functionality, and environmental impacts are just a few of what might be factored into the decision-making process.
22/07/2022For all fleet managers and businesses, the time is now to begin the transition to electric vehicles (EVs), and their thoughts should be focused on how rather than when.
22/07/2022EV telematics systems use a combination of GPS, telecommunications, onboard diagnostics, vehicle technologies, and the Internet of Things (IoT) to do this, and they provide powerful insights.
12/07/2022Fleet tracking is used by companies all over the world to simplify fleet management, save time, cut costs, and more. The technology behind fleet tracking has advanced in recent years, and the devices and software used in fleet tracking can be highly complex.
06/07/2022Fleet tracking technology is an indispensable tool for many businesses with vehicle fleets. But the term ‘fleet tracking’ can describe a range of systems used to monitor vehicle use and location.
22/06/2022The market for electric vehicles (EVs) has grown at an extraordinary pace in just a few years, and they’re set to define the future of the automotive industry.
22/06/2022If your business uses vehicles as part of its operations and you’re considering implementing fleet tracking and fleet telematics, it can be difficult to know where to start.
22/06/2022According to a recent BP survey of UK fleet managers, over half (52%) of businesses already have EVs in their fleets, and of those that haven’t, 54% plan to switch within the next five years.
22/06/2022Fleet tracking is an extremely useful tool for any company that uses vehicles as part of its operations. While various forms of fleet tracking exist, huge leaps in technology in recent years have led to a new generation of fleet tracking software and equipment.
22/06/2022There’s a lot more to electric vehicle telematics than just knowing where your vehicles are. With the right EV telematics solution supporting their fleet operations, fleet managers can take advantage of a whole range of benefits.
22/06/2022Fleet tracking and fleet telematics software can be powerful tools for businesses to boost operational efficiency, improve safety, and cut costs.
21/06/2022Since the UK Government brought forward its plans to end the sale of new petrol and diesel-powered vehicles to 2030, and hybrids to 2035, the demand for electric vehicle fleets has grown even stronger.
20/06/2022In the modern marketplace, delivery businesses must work harder than ever to meet the high expectation of customers in a busy and competitive field.
15/06/2022We've recently launched the latest version of Insight (2.8.2), this is now live for all Insight customers. We’ve been busy adding several exciting new features and enhancements in this release.
11/05/2022An engine that is left running while a vehicle is stationary (known as engine idling) impacts both the vehicle owner’s finances and the environment.
26/04/2022Retaining customers has historically been difficult for insurance companies as many policyholders focus purely on price and will turn to price comparison sites for the best deal when their current policy is up for renewal.
25/03/2022In our latest release of Insight, 2.7.65, our team of developers have been busy creating several new and exciting features to our evergreen fleet management platform. Here’s a breakdown of the features.
23/02/2022Retaining customers has historically been difficult for insurance companies as many policyholders focus purely on price and will turn to price comparison sites for the best deal when their current policy is up for renewal.
23/02/2022We understand the importance that data and analytics can have for both insurers and their policyholders and at Trakm8 we offer market-leading driver and vehicle data insights.
01/12/2021If you are using a dash cam in your own vehicle for personal use, you will be exempt from GDPR requirements. Any business use will need to be regulated however, to avoid extensive fines.
11/11/2021Fleet Management KPIs are an integral part of any fleet strategy for transport & fleet managers. Find out what areas to focus on & how Trakm8 telematics will help
28/10/2021We've recently launched the latest version of Insight (2.6.4), this is now live for all Insight customers. We’ve been busy adding several exciting new features and enhancements in this release.
29/09/2021The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is a government scheme that issues HGV safety permits to protect the safety of road users. Get your fleet DVS compliant today!
07/09/2021The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) is a government scheme that issues HGV safety permits to protect the safety of road users. Get your fleet DVS compliant today!
16/08/2021We've recently launched the latest version of Insight (2.5.65), this is now live for all Insight customers. We’ve been busy adding several exciting new features and enhancements in this release, here’s a rundown on what’s new.
23/07/2021The onset of the pandemic has indelibly changed how – and when – we drive for business, in some cases forcing organisations to make significant changes to their fleet offering overnight.
14/07/2021Here at Trakm8, we have developed a guide which explains everything you need to know about fleet management and the benefits that it can bring to your business.
11/06/2021We're constantly developing and enhancing our Insight platform, the 360-degree view of your vehicles and assets. We've recently launched the latest version of Insight (2.5.42), this is now live for all Insight customers.
20/05/2021Trakm8 are sponsoring the upcoming Global Fleet Champions webinar about planning safer journeys by focusing on driver behaviour.
20/05/2021Multifleet, one of the UK’s largest fleet management and leasing companies, has partnered with Trakm8 to launch Run Your Fleet Connect, enabling a more proactive approach to vehicle maintenance.
19/05/2021Trakm8 is urging the fleet industry to act on the perils of driver fatigue, after a recent report by road safety charity Brake! found it to be as dangerous as drink-driving.
04/05/2021The latest version of Insight (2.5.20) is now live for all Insight customers. We’ve added several exciting new features and enhancements in this release, here’s a rundown on what’s new.
26/02/2021Our latest version of Insight (2.5.5) is now live for all Insight customers. The first major release of 2021, it's packed with exciting new features and enhancements, here is a rundown on what's new in this latest release.
21/01/2021From March 2021, Transport for London’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) will finally be rolled out across the Capital. While this is a major step forward for road safety in the UK’s largest city, does this legislation go far enough?
02/12/2020Our latest version of Insight (2.4.80) is now live for all Insight customers. Packed with exciting features, here is a rundown on what's new in this latest release.
05/11/2020Peter Mansfield, Group Sales and Marketing Director at Trakm8, explores the implications of the Direct Vision Standard, the latest regulation to affect fleets.
25/06/2020Innovations in connected car technology can now help prevent breakdowns and non-starts; enhance residual values; and improve service and maintenance regimes.
25/06/2020One in eight (13%) of drivers in the UK admit to falling asleep at the wheel, according to the latest research by the AA Charitable Trust.
25/06/2020Tailgating is the second-highest cause of a road traffic incident involving a light commercial vehicle (LCV), according to Department for Transport (DfT) figures.
25/06/2020Poorly-maintained tyres can increase both your costs and the risk of a road traffic incident, so correctly inflated tyres are vital to safe and efficient fleet operations.
25/06/2020The UK Government has announced proposals to crack down on engine idling – the act of a driver leaving the engine running while their vehicle is stationary.
25/06/2020Three key benefits are the automation of timesheets, providing accurate estimated arrival times to customers, and faster responses to client emergencies.
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