Jason Francis, managing director of Jaama, says gearing up for winter motoring should be written into corporate at-work driving health and safety policies and driver handbooks as an essential part of a driver’s responsibility. ‘When handing out the policies drivers should be asked to sign a declaration that they have read and understood them so […]
- Sun glare is a major issue during the winter months – always wear sunglasses where applicable and drive with caution.
- Always ensure that you have windscreen washer fluid containing the correct amount of antifreeze in it to prevent the liquid freezing when it comes into contact with the windscreen.
- Ensure all windows and mirrors are clear of frost, ice, snow and condensation before commencing a journey or endeavouring to move your vehicle.
- Check your tyre pressures so that there is no extra likelihood of skidding whilst braking. Check your tyres have more than the minimum tread depths.
RISK management company Jaama has announced an expansion programme that will involve the recruitment of six new staff and a move to bigger premises. Launched two years ago, the company expects to have broken through the £1 million annual turnover mark by the end of the year. Jaama, which employs 26 people, is looking […]
Jason Francis, managing director of fleet software experts Jaama, told us: ‘There is a lot of debate from truck manufacturers regarding whether the AdBlue or the EGR (Exhaust Gas Recirculation) route is the best way forward to achieve the forthcoming legislation regarding emissions and Euro-IV targets. ‘The only unbiased way to decide which route is right for individual commercial vehicle operators is to do comparisons yourself.
FLEET technology group Jaama has expanded its software development department with the appointment of Stuart Mills and Andrew Dalton as software developers. Mills has six years’ industry experience, latterly working for Misys Financial Systems, while Dalton joins from K&M Computer Systems, where he spent two years.
COMPANY car drivers who try to avoid a driving ban by claiming it will cost them their jobs will have a less sympathetic ear in future following new guidelines issued by the Magistrates Association. Previously, a driver could cite an ‘exceptional hardship’ clause, hoping magistrates would issue a heavy fine radier than a ban. […]
HOW long would it take to install a software system and have it running for a 100-strong fleet? Also, if things go wrong is their support available from providers? IF an organisation with 100 vehicles keeps basic records of vehicles, drivers and other information on a spreadsheet then getting the system up and running could […]