News archive for December, 2013

  • Downton efficiency on the up thanks to Microlise

    Downton has achieved across-the-board improvements in fuel efficiency thanks to a new telematics system from leading developer Microlise. The new in-cab system, which was installed earlier this year, has delivered average fuel savings of 6 per cent ...
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  • Driver CPC completions approaching 300,000

    Latest data from the Driver Standards Agency (DSA) shows that nearly 300,000 professional drivers have now completed their Driver CPC periodic training.The mandatory 35-hours of periodic training has been completed by 291,421 PCV and LGV drivers, tri...
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  • Students claim competition prizes at Downton HQ!

    After much anticipation, Downton is pleased to announce that a winner has been chosen for the ‘Fast Five’ competition; which took place at the Grow Gloucestershire student careers event in October. Lewis Witcomb from Gloucester Academy claimed t...
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