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Vehicle Roadworthiness – a legal update

By |2024-05-17T15:54:17+01:00October 1st, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

This month's legal update on vehicle roadworthiness, for those who manage drivers, comes to us from Mike Hayward of Woodfines Solicitors. DOES YOUR DRIVING FOR WORK POLICY COVER VEHICLE ROADWORTHINESS? Fleet vehicle roadworthiness I'm constantly impressed by my neighbour who does a walk around check of his car before each and every journey.

Managing road risk: Leadership and Business benefits

By |2024-05-29T10:44:28+01:00September 22nd, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Amanda Burch is Managing Director at ATA Sameday, a logistics provider insured by Humn – an official delivery partner for Driving for Better Business. Amanda spoke to Dr Neale Kinnear, Head of Behavioural Science at Humn, about how ATA approach risk management. Recent casualty data suggests that, on average, someone is

How do you risk profile your drivers?

By |2024-05-29T10:49:40+01:00September 18th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

How to risk assess your drivers Risk profiling is commonly used in some industries to help employers’ choose candidates. Could this help us to choose safer drivers? Risk profiling is sometimes used in recruitment to help employers match the person’s appetite to risk to the job in question, and therefore, gain a safer workforce.

Interview – Simon Gardner from Cardiff City Transport Services

By |2024-05-29T10:56:21+01:00September 13th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Simon Gardner from Cardiff City Transport Services Ltd is a PCV examiner with decades of experience. He currently volunteers as transport manager for Swansea Bus Museum and is the DVSA approved Delegated Driving Examiner at Cardiff Bus. He shares his experience of modern road safety challenges. WHAT SHOULD I INCLUDE IN MY DRIVING

What Van? Awards – Driving for Better Business Sponsors

By |2024-05-29T11:01:21+01:00September 1st, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Entries are now open for the Fleet and Industry categories in the prestigious What Van? Awards 2024 on Wednesday 6th December 2023, and we're delighted to announce that the Driving for Better Business Programme is again supporting these awards as a main sponsor for the Risk Management Award. The ceremony

New load safety guidance from the DVSA

By |2024-05-29T11:04:45+01:00August 24th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

New load safety guidance New load safety guidance has been recently issued by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), produced in collaboration with industry and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Fleet operators and drivers should all familiarise themselves with the new guidance as it replaces all previous guidance on the topic. DOES

The business benefits of managing road risk

By |2024-05-29T11:10:41+01:00August 14th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

"Your clients are becoming more demanding.  Increasingly, the procurement process specifies a high standard of risk management. Put simply, if you don’t manage your drivers and vehicles, you won’t get the contract. It will go to your competitors." What are the business benefits of managing road risk well? If you manage drivers and their

‘Travel Like You Know Them’ – 3rd August 2023

By |2024-05-29T11:13:02+01:00August 7th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

THINK! are re-launching their Highway Code campaign, reminding people that whoever you meet on the roads, you should ‘Travel Like You Know Them’. Everyone is someone’s best friend, cousin, parent or neighbour, so make sure you #TravelLikeYouKnowThem and remember to follow the #HighwayCode. Read more   Reducing the risk The THINK! team launched the next

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