The Leading UK-based Fuel Card company, Forecourt Fuel Cards, has today announced the results of a survey of business drivers whose attitudes towards fuel consumption has changed, in light of spiraling fuel costs.
The findings clearly show how fleet managers and drivers attitude towards fuel consumption has evolved sharply to accommodate the recent fuel price hikes.
With UK fuel prices at record highs, the survey highlights the changes that UK business drivers have made to reduce their overall spend on fuel.
The survey found that out of the UK business drivers we asked, 50% shop around for the cheapest fuel prices, 20% reduce their driving miles and 65% have adopted economy driving as a way of containing such hikes. 85% of Delivery drivers are now making sure that their vehicles are making the most out of every delivery and filling their vehicles top capacity. The survey also showed a rise in the use of Fuel Cards that offer money off each gallon of fuel bought.
The results highlight a big shift in driver behavior to improve fuel consumption. Commenting on the survey results, Nick Staples, managing director of Forecourt Fuel Cards, said: ‘People have had to get organized in order to survive in the current climate of fuel price hikes. By using Forecourt Fuels fleet management fuel purchase reporting, fleet managers are able to collect concrete data and implement changes that will have a major impact on reducing fuel expenses. We also offer an exclusive invitation to take advantage of our unique 3 Pence Per Litre price guarantee, you can now ensure that you pay a competitive, commercial rate for your diesel week in, week out thus eliminating the monotonous chore of having to shop around for the best rate and the lowest pump prices week in week out.’
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