Entries by David Wilkinson

Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ)

The Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) came into force on 8 April 2019 and is likely to have a huge impact on drivers in London. The ULEZ has been launched to help improve air quality in the capital by reducing the number of polluting cars driving in the zone. Operating in the same area of […]

Exciting new appointment at Simplytrak

A growing customer base and new product developments have led to an expansion of the Simplytrak sales team with the appointment of Shaun Brennan as our new Business Development Manager. Shaun joins the team from Wiltshire-based MAN Truck & Bus and brings with him a decade’s experience in the transport industry. Speaking about the appointment, […]

Introducing Simplytrak’s new MD

With continued growth and plans for new products and features to be included in the Simplytrak system, we’re pleased to announce Ian Wood’s recent appointment to the role of Managing Director. Ian, who has worked for Simplytrak as our Business Development Manager for the last four years, has a wealth of expertise in the vehicle […]

Driver behaviour – a vital tool for fleet managers

Our fully-featured driver behaviour module gives fleet managers complete visibility of their drivers and how they’re driving. The Simplytrak driver behaviour solution allows businesses to quickly analyse and compare the driving behaviour of their employees. Excessive speeding and acceleration, harsh braking and cornering and periods of extreme idling are all reported in the Scorecard section […]

Vehicle tracking solution recovers stolen quad bikes

A Nottinghamshire-based dairy farmer has recovered two stolen vehicles thanks to an innovative vehicle tracking device that was installed in his quad bikes. Two quad bikes used by Misson Organic Dairying Ltd were recovered after being stolen from the site early in the new year, thanks to an ingenious tracking system that alerted the owner […]

Immobilisation helps recover stolen vehicle

Vehicle immobilisation has been used to recover a second stolen van in the space of a few days. A van hired from Practical Car and Van Rental Oldham, that had been fitted with a tracking device with an immobilisation feature from East Yorkshire based tracking company Simplytrak, was stolen on Saturday 1 December while being […]

Simplytrak Saves Christmas

The immobilisation feature of our vehicle tracking system has been praised for the safe recovery of a stolen van, which was carrying dozens of packages from the online retailer Amazon. The Simplytrak software provides fleet managers with complete visibility of their vehicles and access to reporting and analysis tools, which give greater understanding of the […]

How to effectively reduce engine idling across your fleet

Engine idling and the impact it has on the environment is a hot topic in the media at the moment. The government and local authorities are looking into ways to try and change driver behaviour and encourage people to think about how they can reduce their emissions footprint. For a business reducing engine idling can […]