Venson survey reveals motorists’ neglect keeping up to date with road...

DISREGARD OF THE HIGHWAY CODE PUTS ROAD USERS AT RISK   The Highway Code celebrates its 95th anniversary this April 56% of motorists surveyed have not refreshed their memory or checked out updates of the Highway Code since first passing their test 51% surveyed could not identify a ‘Zebra crossing ahead’ sign 35% surveyed did […]

Venson celebrates completion of first Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship

Accident management fleet professional secures CII Level 3 Certificate in Insurance Fleet management expert, Venson Automotive Solutions is spotlighting National Apprenticeship Week 2023 with the news that Corey Jacques, a member of its Accident Management Team, has successfully completed his Insurance Practitioner Apprenticeship. Corey is Venson’s first employee to undertake this apprenticeship, gaining CII Level 3 […]

Rising cost of fleet operations gives cause for re-evaluation, says Venson

TIME TO GO TO It’s not just a cost-of-living crisis that is giving cause for financial reassessment, the rising cost of fleet management is forcing many businesses to reassess partnerships and service provider relationships. After salaries, fleets can represent one of the biggest operational costs for a business, so careful selection of outsourced expertise […]

Don’t take short-cuts on commercial EV fit-outs

Planning and staff engagement helps maximise return for commercial fleets choosing electric, says Venson In 2022 Battery Electric Vehicles (BEVs) comprised 16.6% of all new vehicle registrations, surpassing diesel for the first time to become the second most popular powertrain after petrol*. Whilst it’s clear that increasing numbers of fleet operators are making the switch […]

Nearly a fifth of glasses-wearing drivers are overdue an eye test

Venson survey reveals cost-of-living pressures could be to blame Fleet operators are being encouraged to ensure their drivers meet the required standards of vision for driving, as a survey[1] by Venson Automotive Solutions reveals that nearly a fifth of motorists (18%) who already need glasses for driving have not had their eyes tested for […]

Motorists urge the chancellor to consider a road-use pricing scheme for...

  23% of UK motorists favour this solution as the Government confirms it will introduce vehicle excise duty for electric vehicles The Government has announced in today’s Autumn Statement (17th November) that electric vehicles will no longer be exempt from Vehicle Excise Duty from April 2025 to make the motoring tax system ‘fairer’. A […]

43% of motorists fail to check their vehicle tyre pressure

Venson urges fleet managers to review their tyre management policies as latest National Highways report one in five vehicles break down due to tyre issues New research from Venson Automotive Solutions reports that 43% of motorists do not check their vehicle’s tyre pressure, 18% of which claim they carry no vehicle maintenance checks whatsoever.[i]  […]

By embracing simple initiatives SMEs can benefit from greener motoring and...

DON’T SHY AWAY FROM A GREEN FLEET Small-to-medium enterprises (SME’s) accounted for 61% of employment in the UK last year[i], and collectively should be a key driver in reducing the UK’s carbon footprint. However, says Venson Automotive Solutions, the majority lack time and resources to commit to going green. A Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) […]

A green future for the commercial vehicle market isn’t exclusively electric

  Venson Automotive Solutions white paper demystifies green fuel alternatives   Governments, businesses and individuals around the world are increasing their efforts to cut carbon emissions and meet new environmental targets. In the UK, incentives and investment are increasing rapidly, with private and public money now pouring into the research and development of alternative […]

Electric shock! Motorists pause for thought on EV adoption as energy...

As wholesale electricity price soars motorists pause for thought on EV adoption, according to Venson survey   The latest survey of 300 UK motorists by Venson Automotive Solutions has revealed that the anticipated 54%[i] rise in electricity and gas bills next month is impacting car buyers’ decisions on switching to electric vehicles (EVs). Although […]