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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

Two crucial factors for managing road safety at work

By |2022-09-26T15:49:52+01:00September 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 |2022-09-22T11:29:17+01:00September 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 |2022-09-05T14:52:21+01:00September 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

John Lewis Partnership – leading in decarbonising

By |2022-08-09T11:14:14+01:00August 8th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Decarbonising - net zero by 2035 John Lewis Partnership have recently announced their plan to decarbonise their vehicle fleet, with the aim to become fossil-fuel free by 2030 and net zero by 2035. They are currently trialling electric vehicles in their eComm fleet and  Home Services team. They have 59% of their heavy trucks

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

By |2022-08-02T17:20:34+01:00August 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

Operation Tramline: Police join forces with National Highways to spot driving offences

By |2022-07-25T10:01:14+01:00July 22nd, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Police use covert lorry to catch dangerous drivers Vision Zero, the road safety partnership working to stop all fatal and serious collisions in Devon and Cornwall by 2040, has recently released a video showing what they saw when the Devon & Cornwall Police joined forces with National Highways to spot driving offences. Fleet Managers

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