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Fleet manager Interview – Mick Kiely, TES2000

By |2024-06-03T15:57:06+01:00April 10th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

TES 2000 is a railway infrastructure and construction company. It runs 140 LCVs, mostly two-seater vans, which are used purely for driver transport. In April 2020 Mick Kiely became the first professional fleet manager the company had ever had. We ask him about his greatest challenges. FLEET MANAGERS - DO YOU NEED A DRIVING

Women in Transport – Julie Davies

By |2024-06-03T17:44:08+01:00January 3rd, 2023|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

1st January 2023 Julie Davies “It’s all about leadership” Julie Davies - Group Fleet and Plant Compliance Manager, Amey Julie Davies gets the kind of company leadership that many other fleet compliance managers might dream of: Amey, a leading infrastructure services and engineering company, has a clear vision of putting people

Driver Competence – driver training in the construction sector

By |2022-12-11T20:10:03+00:00December 11th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Our guest article this week is from Mark Cowan MILT MARRM, Director of Transport, Logistics & Concrete at the British Aggregates Association and Director at MinTrain™ British Aggregates Association are a partner of the Driving for Better Business Programme and share our ambition to bring about a radical change in how organisations think about

Women in Transport – Marie Biddulph

By |2022-12-15T14:02:07+00:00December 2nd, 2022|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

2nd December 2023 Marie Biddulph “With my role, the remit is around road user and road worker safety, anything that comes under that I am happy and keen to be involved in” Marie Biddulph - Assistant Regional Safety Co-ordinator in the Midlands, National Highways Together with Women in Transport, Driving for

Changing Driver Behaviour – setting habits for safer driving

By |2022-11-01T09:11:22+00:00October 19th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Changing Driver Behaviour National Highways have launched a new resource specifically geared at those who employ drivers to help them with setting habits for safer driving. The aim is to help organisations embed vehicle checking for work based driving. The resources support employers in working through the 5 steps to introducing and sustaining vehicle

Achieving Safety Buy-in, Part 3: Follow Through

By |2022-12-15T13:06:06+00:00October 17th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Achieving Safety Buy-in, Part 3: Follow Through Once our policies, messaging and training are all in place, and everyone knows what they should be doing in order to lower road risk, it is very important that organisations follow through. Embedding a culture of managing road risk What does this mean in practice? Here are

Achieving Safety Buy-in, Part 2: 8 Tips to Make Your Safety Messages Unforgettable

By |2022-12-15T12:07:00+00:00October 10th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Achieving Safety Buy-in, Part 2: 8 Tips to Make Your Safety Messages Unforgettable There are lots of techniques we can use to make what we say more memorable and more effective. Tell a story. Stories help us connect to each other, and stay with us after the facts are forgotten. Jim was 35. His

Women in Transport – Rachel Bullen

By |2022-09-30T18:15:40+01:00October 3rd, 2022|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

3rd October 2022 Rachel Bullen Rachel Bullen (CMILT, AICFM, MAFP), Transport Compliance Manager - Holman "Providing funding and fleet management services to over 125 customers in the UK, there’s never a dull moment" says Rachel. "Essentially my role at Holman is to ensure the integrity of our compliance product, to support our customers

Achieving Safety Buy-in, Part 1: Messaging

By |2022-12-15T13:06:12+00:00October 3rd, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Achieving Safety Buy-in: Messaging Safety messages need to be effective for people to understand, to remember and to comply. If you really hit the jackpot with your messaging, you can also make your audience into advocates. In this three-part blog on messaging we look at what you say – and how you say it.

AFI – Improving Fleet Safety across the fencing sector

By |2022-09-29T15:16:53+01:00September 29th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

DfBB welcomes AFI as new partners The Association of Fencing Industries (AFI) has embraced the Driving for Better Business programme with the goal of improving fleet safety across the entire UK fencing industry. AFI represents the entire UK sector, including domestic, commercial and security fencing across all aspects of their operation. AFI executive administrator

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