Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting

Vehicle checks and maintenance in the US

Vehicle checks and maintenance in the US

Besides the differences in vehicle check and maintenance regulations between US and UK standards (which we’ll cover in detail below), a key difference is the sheer distance that heavy vehicles are likely to cover in the US. This has three main impacts for commercial drivers, as far as maintenance and safety checks go: As drivers […]

Fleet Management Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on February 19, 2020.
How London’s Direct Vision Standard Scheme Could Save Lives

How London’s Direct Vision Standard Scheme Could Save Lives

One hundred and twelve (112) people were killed in personal injury road traffic collisions and casualties in Greater London, in 2018 (the most recent year we have on record). A further 3,953 people were seriously injured and 26,526 more were slightly injured. Things are moving in the right direction though. These numbers have been steadily declining […]

Fleet Management Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on December 3, 2019.
New DVSA Guidance for Daily Walkaround Checks

New DVSA Guidance for Daily Walkaround Checks

The DVSA Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness is a cornerstone of HGV fleet safety. It gives drivers and operators a framework to plan, execute and record the preventative maintenance activities needed to keep vehicles safe and roadworthy. The Guide is the first source of information about daily walkaround checks. It outlines things like: When the checks […]

Fleet Management Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on September 27, 2019.
Driving in a heatwave

Driving in a heatwave

As temperatures hit record highs throughout the UK, many people are concerned about the dangers of working and driving in extreme heat. What are the risks of driving in a heatwave? Breakdowns The UK sees a spike in breakdowns over the summer months. this is due to a number of factors that can adversely affect […]

Logistics News Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on July 23, 2019.
Pass-only checks, Resource schedule and User & driver maintenance

Pass-only checks, Resource schedule and User & driver maintenance

Shahid Latif #StreamTeam update | 28 June 2019 | New features Hi, my name’s Shahid, I’m the Product Manager here at Stream. As part of that role, I’m involved in a lot of aspects of Stream. In particular, to help drive it forward and ensure that it continues to benefit our customers through innovative new […]

Fleet Management Video Updates Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on June 28, 2019.
What’s new in Stream?

What’s new in Stream?

Fleet utilisation & extended walkaround checks capabilities We’re always adding new features to Stream to make it easier for users to manage their logistics, vehicles, drivers & orders. Stream Go Stream Go is a logistics & transportation management system for businesses managing deliveries & collections in their own fleet. Plan & optimise routes, collect electronic […]

Route Optimisation & Planning Stream Product Updates Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on June 26, 2019.
Adding notes & checks in the Driver App without a defect

Adding notes & checks in the Driver App without a defect

Pete Samways #StreamTeam update | 14 June 2019 Hi, I’m Pete, I’m the Chief Technical Lead on the Stream Team. Dave’s out of the office again today, so I’m going to give you a quick update for this week. I’ve been down at iPower in Milton Keynes this week, which is the UK event for […]

Stream Team News Video Updates Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on June 14, 2019.
Are you ready for the end of HGV annual testing exemptions?

Are you ready for the end of HGV annual testing exemptions?

The DVSA removed exemptions from annual testing for Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGVs) from May last year. For HGV operators, vehicles which were previously exempt from annual testing must now have a valid test certificate in place. The enforcement of the ruling has had a phased roll-out. The roll-out began in May 2018 and has a fast-approaching […]

Fleet Management Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on February 27, 2019.
Changes to Roadside Payments: Everything You Need to Know

Changes to Roadside Payments: Everything You Need to Know

The DVSA have changed the way they take roadside payments from drivers. The announcement came in January and the change took place at the end of the month. The DVSA will no longer accept chip & PIN payments from drivers paying fixed penalty notices during roadside inspections. Instead, a system has been implemented by the […]

Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on February 7, 2019.
What’s new in the DVSA Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness?

What’s new in the DVSA Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness?

The Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness is a document from the DVSA. It provides guidelines and best-practice advice to operators for maintaining the safety of their fleet. With information pertaining to HGVs, PSVs and LGVs, the guide is a one-stop-shop for maintaining the safety of commercial vehicles. The guide was updated in 2018, with more information and […]

Walkaround Checks & Defect Reporting Posted by Zoe on January 2, 2019.