Professional Driver Magazine

Professional Driver is the only magazine dedicated to the private hire and executive chauffeuring sector. Published 10 times a year, our mix of news, features, reader profiles road tests and business advice makes Professional Driver an essential read for anybody in this vibrant and growing business – from one-man operators to large private hire and chauffeur fleets.

The sector has continued to thrive, and is becoming an increasingly sophisticated business. Professional Driver is proud to play a leading role in providing our readers with the information they need to run their businesses to the highest standards of quality and customer service.

Professional Driver readers include large fleet directors and owner-driver operators, from the chauffeur, private hire, taxi and limousine sectors. Our controlled circulation readership means only named individuals within companies can receive copies of the magazine. This gives us access to detailed data about our readers and their job functions, ensuring a highly relevant, targeted circulation for advertisers.

Professional Driver is also available free of charge to chauffeurs and private hire drivers using Terminal 3 of London’s Heathrow Airport.Copies of the magazine are available from Tristar Worldwide’s customer services desk in Terminal 3’s arrivals area.

The additional distribution gives us a much wider readership with employee drivers and self-employed chauffeurs, putting the magazine in front of more than 1,000 extra readers a month.

Professional Driver is also available on the Internet at www.prodrivermags.com, where you can find regularly updated news, features and road tests, as well as our latest issue to read online.

Latest News

new car news

New Audi A8

Audi has revealed its new fourth-generation A8 luxury saloon at a spectacular presentation in Barcelona. The latest version of the flagship saloon includes a high degree of autonomous driving capability, and every model in the range will have a hybrid powertrain.

business news

Club Class sets the Gold standard

Club Class Chauffeurs, and its insurance arm, Club Class Insurance, are celebrating the retention of its prestigious Investors In People Gold Standard accreditation. This places Club Class in the top 1% of UK organisations recognised for best practice in people management.

Features & Roadtests

show reports

ProDriver Congress London, June 6, 2017 - Panel Session 4: Autonomous vehicles

Panellists:
Kevin Meeks, Volvo
Daniel Severin, Plan Insurance
Mike Galvin, Addison Lee
Bob Nixon, iCabbi
Safa Alkateb, Autocab

Kevin Meeks from Volvo gave an opening presentation on the subject of autonomous cars, outlining, with the aid of a short video presentation, the company’s DriveMe project.

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ProDriver Congress London, June 6, 2017 - Panel Session 3: Employers, workers and the gig economy

Panellists:
Gary Jacobs, DriverServ
David Harmer, Accountax
Mike Bell, Driven Worldwide
Sean Sauter, Green Tomato Cars
Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, Public Policy Matters

The session was opened by Gary Jacobs, who provided an overview of the subject in the light of recent developments that have affected the so-called “gig economy”, such as the Uber and Pimlico Plumbers employment court cases.

show reports

ProDriver Congress London, June 6, 2017 - Panel Session 1: Disrupting the disrupters

Panelists:
Dominick Moxon-Tritsch, Public Policy Matters
Mike Bell, Driven Worldwide
Sean Sauter, Green Tomato Cars
Catherine Faiers, Addison Lee
Daniel Severin, Plan Insurance

The first session kicked off with a question posed by congress chair Mark Bursa: “What does disruption look like?” First response was from Dominick Moxon-Tritsch from Public Policy Matters, responding with a broad overview of the challenges facing private hire today.

feature

Geneva Motor Show 2017

Mark Bursa reports from Europe’s premier auto exhibition