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Our Strategic Partners are those organisations who are actively engaged in work-related road safety and promoting the Driving for Better Business campaign within their business networks.

Association of Car Fleet Operators

ACFO is the UK’s premier representative organisation for fleet decision-makers in charge of cars and light commercial vehicles. Our aim is to help anyone involved in “business mobility by motor vehicle” to benefit from the collective experience and expertise of our whole membership.

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AIRSO

AIRSO was formed in 1965 to provide support for individuals working in the area of road safety; particularly within industry and as a means by which the views among professional colleagues could be exchanged. Membership of AIRSO has since developed and is open to any person whose work is in any way connected with the promotion of road safety. As such the breadth of the Membership provides a high level of professionalism and expertise.

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The Association for Public Service Excellence

Working on a not-for-profit basis, APSE is dedicated to promoting excellence in the delivery of frontline services to local communities around the UK. Through the extensive APSE network, more than 250 local authorities and organisations are able to share information and expertise on vital frontline services, ask for advice and innovative solutions, and develop new, viable ways forward in an effort to help one another.

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Bosch Mobility Solutions

Bosch brings together comprehensive expertise in vehicle technology with hardware, software, and services to offer complete mobility solutions. In the years to come, automated driving will become a reality. Even today, assistance systems support drivers in reaching their destinations, safely and comfortably. Highly and fully automated vehicles will soon be visible on country roads, motorways and even in complex urban traffic. Bosch is working intensively to make this vision of the future an everyday occurrence and already assumes a leading role in this area.

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British Vehicle Rental and Leasing Association

The BVRLA is the trade body for companies engaged in the leasing and rental of cars and commercial vehicles, and works with governments, public sector agencies, industry associations, consumer groups and other stakeholders across a wide range of road transport, environmental, taxation, technology and finance-related issues. Its 900+ members are responsible for a combined fleet of almost five million cars, vans and trucks.

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Department for Transport

We work with our agencies and partners to support the transport network that helps the UK’s businesses and gets people and goods travelling around the country. We plan and invest in transport infrastructure to keep the UK on the move. DfT is a ministerial department, supported by 21 agencies and public bodies.

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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

We carry out driving tests, approve people to be driving instructors and MOT testers, carry out tests to make sure lorries and buses are safe to drive, carry out roadside checks on drivers and vehicles, and monitor vehicle recalls. DVSA is an executive agency, sponsored by the Department for Transport.

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European Transport Safety Council

ETSC is a Brussels-based independent non-profit making organisation dedicated to reducing the numbers of deaths and injuries in transport in Europe. Areas that we work on include: Work-related road safety, vehicle safety, speed, drink-driving, vulnerable road users, enforcement, road safety performance indicators. ETSC’s PRAISE project addresses the safety aspects of road use in the course of work and travel to and from work. Its aim is to promote best practice in order to help employers secure high road safety standards for their employees.

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FleetCheck

Our team of experienced professionals have lived and breathed fleet their entire careers. With FleetCheck, we don’t just sell you software, our consultancy service offers advice to steer you through every aspect of managing a fleet from vehicle procurement to tracking. Our product suite has been designed to meet the demands of your business, from a driver’s walk around app to vehicle maintenance, licence checking to in vehicle awareness training.

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Freight Transport Association

FTA is one of the biggest business groups in the UK, supporting, shaping and standing up for efficient logistics. We are the only organisation in the UK that represents all of logistics, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods.

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Health and Safety Executive

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is an Executive Non-Departmental Public Body of the Department for Work and Pensions and its core purpose is to reduce work-related injury and ill-health. More than a quarter of all road traffic incidents may involve somebody who is driving as part of their work at the time and Health and safety law applies to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all work activities.

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National Fire Chiefs Council

The National Fire Chiefs Council (NFCC) is the professional voice of the UK fire and rescue service. NFCC drives improvement and development throughout the UK FRS, while supporting strong leadership – including for the devolved administrations.

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National Police Chiefs’ Council

The NPCC brings police forces in the UK together to help policing coordinate operations, reform, improve and provide value for money. We coordinate the operational response across the service to the threats we face in the UK, such as terrorism, organised crime and national emergencies.

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Occupational Road Safety Alliance

ORSA brings together employers, trade unions, local authorities, police forces, safety organisations and professional and trade associations. It aims to raise awareness of work related road safety and to encourage businesses to manage at-work road risk more effectively.

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Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety

PACTS is a registered charity and supports the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Transport Safety. Its charitable objective is “To protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit”. Its aim is to advise and inform members of the House of Commons and of the House of Lords on air, rail and road safety issues.

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RoadSafe

RoadSafe is a charitable partnership which brings together private sector with government and road safety professionals. Our mission is to reduce road deaths and injuries by supporting and encouraging partnerships between private sector businesses, traffic engineers, the police, public health authorities and road safety professionals to promote the safe design and use of vehicles and roads by sharing knowledge and encouraging innovation.

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The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

For more than 100 years, RoSPA has been working to change attitudes and practice on accident prevention. From the compulsory wearing of seatbelts and the campaign to stop drink driving, to the Cycling Proficiency Test and the more recent ban on handheld mobile phones behind the wheel, RoSPA has been instrumental in shaping our society for the better, helping to prevent millions of deaths and serious injuries along the way. It became active in Managing Occupational Road Risk (MORR) in 1996 and offers a range of free resources, as well as training and consultancy options.

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Rail Safety and Standards Board

Through research, standards, analysis and insight, RSSB supports our members and stakeholders in driving improvements in health and wellbeing and delivering a safer, more efficient and sustainable rail system. This includes any activities that involve our members’ employees driving for work.

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Safer Highways

Safer Highways is a collaborative programme, supported by industry leaders from across the whole highways sector, together with some of the UK’s, indeed the world’s, leading safety and wellbeing experts. Its purpose is to keep health, safety and wellbeing at the fore of the highways industry and to help drive awareness, strong leadership, effective communication and best practice at all levels in our sector.

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Thatcham Research

Thatcham Research is the motor insurers’ automotive research centre. Established by the motor insurance industry in 1969, the centre’s main aim is to contain or reduce the cost of motor insurance claims whilst maintaining safety standards. Today, Thatcham Research still occupies its unique position as the UK’s only ‘not for profit’ insurer funded research centre. Whilst the original aims remain intact, the centre now enjoys a much wider remit at the forefront of the latest vehicle technology research, spanning safety, security and repair.

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TyreSafe

TyreSafe was formed in 2006 to reduce the number of tyre-related incidents on Britain’s roads through raising awareness of the importance of tyre maintenance and the dangers of defective and illegal tyres. We are the authority and first point of reference for tyre safety issues and, since inception, our activities have helped reduce the number of people killed or seriously injured each year in a tyre related accident by 46%.

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