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Two crucial factors for managing road safety at work

By |2022-12-15T13:06:01+00:00September 26th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Two crucial factors for managing road safety at work Safety must be embraced from the top and the bottom of an organisation to have sustained and measurable impact. Let us outline why. Great safety initiatives – the kind that transform cultures, save lives and improve bottom lines – have two crucial factors. Firstly, they

Protecting people is cultural

By |2022-12-15T12:53:39+00:00September 16th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Protecting people is cultural Paul Bowmaker is associate director for transport services at NHS Health Gateshead Foundation Trust. As such he is responsible for many kinds of health-oriented service delivery – so ensuring no one comes to harm on the roads is central to his fleet philosophy. Paul oversees 120 vehicles including e-bikes, motorbikes,

Audited management standards

By |2022-09-13T10:13:50+01:00September 12th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

External standards can be very useful to all fleets in terms of managing, documenting and proving best practice and compliance. There are many different standards available to operators, and some will be more applicable or useful to your operation than others. We will highlight some of the most common and provide more details about

What Van? DfBB Sponsors Risk Management Award

By |2022-12-15T12:54:02+00:00September 5th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Entries are now open for the Fleet and Industry categories in the prestigious What Van? Awards 2023 and we're delighted to announce that the Driving for Better Business Programme is supporting these awards by sponsoring the Risk Management Award. In this category the judges will be looking for companies or

Women in Transport – Jessica Truong

By |2022-09-01T10:33:21+01:00September 1st, 2022|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

1st September 2022 Jessica Truong On a mission to end road deaths globally: Jessica Truong, Secretary General of the Towards Zero Foundation Jessica Truong talks almost without pausing and every word she says is clear, concise and makes absolute sense. We catch her on a return from a UN high-level meeting in New

Women in Transport – Ruth Gore, Sue Smith & Rachel Darling Love

By |2022-12-15T14:01:58+00:00August 2nd, 2022|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

2nd August 2022 Ruth Gore, Sue Smith & Rachel Darling Love Ruth, Sue, and Rachel: Working together to make roads in Humberside safer There are a few regional road safety partnerships around the UK, but Humberside’s is special, as it’s one of the few where the key team members operate in the

Benefits from decarbonising the National Highways fleet

By |2022-12-21T11:28:59+00:00July 6th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

National Highways is responsible for building, operating and maintaining England’s motorways and major A-roads and is pursuing an ambitious net zero plan, including for its 1,300-vehicle fleet. We spoke with National Fleet Manager Martin Edgecox who explained how the government owned company is combining sustainability with the organisation’s need for resilience. The fleet services

Women in Transport – Alison Moriarty

By |2022-12-15T13:59:19+00:00June 20th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

20th June 2022 Alison Moriarty Alison Moriarty FCILT MAFP MARRM Fleet Risk Director - DRiiVE consulting LTD Group H&S manager for Enterprise Green Fleet & Road Risk Manager for Morrisons Utilities Fleet risk and compliance manager for Skanska Became a Chartered Fellow of the Institute of Logistics and Transport in 2020 Sits as

Women in Transport – Sami Bowler

By |2022-12-15T13:59:25+00:00June 1st, 2022|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

6th June 2022 Sami Bowler Horse-rider, racing driver, HGV expert and transport consultant: Sami Bowler throws out the stereotypes Sami Bowler is a 30-year-old External Transport Manager from Cheshire and has been involved in the family haulage business since she was tiny, living on a farm surrounded by wagons, farm equipment and

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