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The Secret to Improving Driver Behaviour

By |2023-06-02T16:01:08+01:00June 2nd, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Thanks to Driving for Better Business Partners, Assetworks, for this week's blog on managing driver behaviour and the business benefits that come from that. Driver behaviour - what's the secret? Fleet professionals who manage a mobile workforce have limited visibility into how drivers and operators spend their time. Using driver behaviour technology and enforcing

Project EDWARD – safe speed, safe road users, safe vehicles

By |2023-05-05T10:36:41+01:00May 4th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Project EDWARD 2023 The 2023 Project EDWARD week of action supported by National Highways is taking place from 15 – 19 May to coincide with the UN Global Road Safety Week. Project EDWARD (Every Day Without A Road Death) is the biggest platform for showcasing good practice in road safety in the UK. Managed

Women in Transport – Dr Lucy Rackliff

By |2023-03-07T10:04:46+00:00March 1st, 2023|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

1st March 2023 Dr Lucy Rackliff BA (Hons), MSc, PG Cert, PhD “We need innovative solutions to keep society moving while creating a better environment. Women’s experiences, knowledge and ideas must be part of that.”. Dr Lucy Rackliff BA (Hons), MSc, PG Cert, PhD - Interim Head of the Department of Engineering Systems

Driving for work with the Fire & Rescue Service

By |2023-02-13T11:43:36+00:00February 10th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Leanne Player – Firefighter, Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service Driving for work is one of the most dangerous things employees will do. Very few organisations can operate without using vehicles on the road. Effective management of work-related road safety helps reduce risk. The requirements for driver training and competence, vehicle roadworthiness

Driver Medicals and fitness to drive – what you need to know

By |2023-02-09T10:02:37+00:00February 6th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Fitness to Drive - The importance of a D4 Medical Driver Medicals - what do you need to know? The aim of this article is to provide clarity on exactly what a D4 medical is, its importance for drivers and those who manage drivers, and tips for fleet professionals and driver managers to share

Fleet Challenges & Greener Fleets – Fleet Manager Q&A

By |2023-02-08T19:15:49+00:00February 4th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Martin Edgecox has been National Fleet Manager at National Highways since 1999. His previous career was in the automotive supply chain working with manufacturers such as Volkswagen, Honda and Ford. He shares his experience of managing a diverse operational fleet. Can you describe your role for us, Martin? I’m National Fleet Manager within National

Women in Transport – Caroline Burnell

By |2023-02-03T09:33:46+00:00February 1st, 2023|DfBB Articles, News, Women in Transport|

1st February 2023 Caroline Burnell  “It was amazing how the interest in what I was doing amongst the commercial vehicle community grew, everyone was so interested”. Caroline, Burnell, Head of Marketing and Communications, eStar Fitness to drive - stress at work Even on our best days, stress can prevent us from

Fitness to drive – mental wellbeing and your drivers

By |2023-01-28T08:15:59+00:00January 24th, 2023|DfBB Articles, News|

Fitness to Drive - your drivers' mental wellbeing Driver fatigue, drink driving, drug driving, eyesight and medical conditions - all important aspects of managing your drivers and their fitness to drive. In this blog we focus on mental health and driver wellbeing, an area increasingly highlighted for employers, and one which can most certainly

Women in Transport – Julie Davies

By |2023-01-03T13:00:20+00:00January 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

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