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Highway Code – new changes out today!

14 September 2021

The government has announced today that rules on using motorways have been changed in the Highway Code. These changes refer to guidance on smart motorways, with 33 existing rules being changed and two new rules being introduced. Click here to read the latest changes announced today. Updating our contentEvery page in the Highway Code section of […]

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The Highway Code – updates

25 August 2021

We’ve had a few queries from customers recently regarding the announcement of the revision to The Highway Code and thought it might be helpful to share our view on what’s happening.We’ve had a few queries from customers recently regarding the announcement of the revision to The Highway Code and thought it might be helpful to […]

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Delta Simons uses The Driver Handbook for fleet compliance

28 July 2021

As environmental advisors, Delta Simons’ core business is not fleet operations; irrespective of this the company operates an O Licenced fleet and needed to find an efficient way to communicate current and relevant information to its drivers. In addition to managing its fleet, Delta Simons recently became Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Bronze accredited and […]

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We’re now a FORS Associate

20 July 2021

As we provide a solution that helps operators communicate efficiently and effectively with drivers and it’s aligned directly with the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) Standard, we’re pleased to announce that this week we have become FORS Associates. The Driver Handbook enables operators to meet and evidence the FORS communication requirements at Bronze, Silver and […]

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Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) centralises fleet communications with The Driver Handbook

10 June 2021

With a fleet of almost 100 vans and cars to support its UK-wide network of construction equipment customers, Hitachi Construction Machinery (UK) has rolled out The Driver Handbook app to distribute and manage its driver communications from one single platform. Hitachi’s decision to invest in The Driver Handbook was twofold: to move away from paper-based […]

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Mental Health Awareness Week – app content updated and Toolbox Talk added

11 May 2021

As this week is Mental Health Awareness Week, we’ve updated the app content to reflect Mental Health UK’s 5 Ways to Wellness campaign: a set of pillars which are key to improving mental health. They’re geared around the themes of: Social connection Physical activity Awareness Learning Giving We’ve loaded the content in all handbook types today, […]

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East Trans embraces driver handbook technology to enhance driver communications

5 May 2021

In an effort to move away from paper-based processes, logistics solutions provider East Trans has digitised its driver communications with The Driver Handbook smartphone app and dedicated content management system, TDHConnect. With the aim of moving its business forward by introducing new technologies, East Trans signed up to The Driver Handbook for its fleet in […]

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Second generation Driver Handbook app puts managers in full control

31 March 2021

Following its launch in 2019, The Driver Handbook has recently deployed the second generation of its app and TDHConnect content management system. The powerful new software not only provides improved functionality via the app, but most importantly gives fleet managers a range of new features to help communicate essential information to drivers effectively and efficiently. […]

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Highways England’s new Go Left! motorway campaign – content added to the app

26 March 2021

We’ve loaded the latest Government road safety material in all handbook types today, check it out under When things go wrong – actions in the event of a breakdown – motorway. It’s now available for all app users to view. Go left! Is Highways England’s biggest ever motorway safety campaign and sets out what drivers should do if they encounter problems […]

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