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Fitness to drive / fatigue policy – how far does it get you?

By |2024-02-15T16:06:00+00:00February 12th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

This week, in the last of her articles on fitness to drive legal updates for driver managers, Charlotte Le Maire of LMP Legal looks at fatigue. In the realm of fleet management and legal compliance, the significance of having a robust process, reinforced by a well-documented policy on driver health, fatigue, and driver well-being,

Health Declaration Forms in Driving: avoiding the pitfalls

By |2024-02-15T16:07:14+00:00February 9th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Regulatory lawyer specialising in criminal motor matters, Charlotte Le Maire of LMP Legal looks at health declaration forms for those who drive for work and how those who manage drivers should be using them to understand their drivers and to gather the information needed to keep everyone safer on the roads. Health Declaration Forms

Prescription Drugs and their Impact on Driving

By |2024-02-15T16:10:13+00:00February 6th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

As a regulatory lawyer specialising in criminal motor matters, Charlotte Le Maire of LMP Legal has observed a significant and concerning trend in the realm of drugged driving. It's a topic that, while uncomfortable, demands urgent attention. Drug driving, much like driving under the influence of alcohol, poses a serious risk to everyone on

7 Benefits of Digital Incident Reporting: Fleet Risk Management

By |2024-02-05T11:57:51+00:00February 1st, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Incident response should sit at the very heart of your fleet’s risk management strategy, says Callum Langan, Managing Director at Driving for Better Business partners, sopp+sopp. The faster and more accurately incidents are reported after they occur, the more effectively you can respond to mitigate the associated risks and promote positive outcomes. So what

Are your drivers fit to drive? Driver fitness and nutrition

By |2024-01-29T16:35:34+00:00January 29th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Are all your drivers fit to drive, every time they drive for work? How are you managing driver health in your organisation? Fit driver, better business Physical fitness, good nutrition and proper hydration are all essential elements of ensuring that an individual is fit to drive. All the elements of driver well-being reinforce and

Fitness to Drive – managing driver health and your duty of care

By |2024-01-11T10:51:22+00:00January 9th, 2024|DfBB Articles, News|

Are all your drivers fit to drive, every time they drive for work? How are you managing driver health in your organisation? How do you manage fitness to drive? Driver health is an essential part of their fitness to drive – and as such, managing driver health is an essential part of the fleet

The roadworthiness challenge facing fleet managers

By |2024-01-08T10:28:44+00:00December 15th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Implementing, monitoring and actioning driver pre-use checks keeps vehicles roadworthy, ensures compliance and reduces repair costs. Good to Go Safety Product manager,Graham Halliday, tells us why. Fleet managers - your roadworthiness challenge A recent global report generated from Good to Go Safety’s  TakeAIM pre-use check app, showed that one in a hundred fleet vehicles

Fleet maintenance – half of UK Tyres Deemed Borderline or Illegal

By |2023-12-18T13:51:54+00:00December 9th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

This week's article from Tyresafe outlines the concerning findings of their recent survey on the state of tyres in the UK. Over Half of UK Tyres Deemed Borderline or Illegal  Startling findings have emerged from a recent extensive study jointly conducted by TyreSafe, the UK's tyre safety charity, Imperial College, and National Highways, shedding

Weather Conditions – your fleet, your legal responsibilities

By |2023-11-30T10:43:05+00:00November 13th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Your fleet drivers will assert they are the most competent of drivers and that the vehicle they are driving is well maintained and safe. Having a safe combination of driver and vehicle is essential whatever driving task they are engaged in. These can be risk managed through various checks e.g. driver licence checks and

The CHAS Vehicle Compliance Scheme for fleet operators

By |2023-11-13T14:27:17+00:00November 1st, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Fleet operations - the key risks Standards and accreditations are an excellent way to improve, benchmark and ensure compliant vehicle operations - and compliant vehicle operations make for safer operations. The CHAS Vehicle Compliance Standard is a new way for fleet operators to align their fleet safety with their existing health and safety procedures.

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