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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

Best Driver Risk Management – could you win this award?

By |2022-12-19T15:38:19+00:00December 16th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Health and Safety Professionals - is this you? Do you have the best Driver Risk Management credentials? Would you like to be recognised for your driver risk management performance? National Highways is looking to celebrate the achievements of some of the UK’s best performing employers when it comes to managing driver risk, with the

Driver Competence – driver training in the construction sector

By |2022-12-11T20:10:03+00:00December 11th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Our guest article this week is from Mark Cowan MILT MARRM, Director of Transport, Logistics & Concrete at the British Aggregates Association and Director at MinTrain™ British Aggregates Association are a partner of the Driving for Better Business Programme and share our ambition to bring about a radical change in how organisations think about

Mobile tyre safety station launched by National Highways

By |2022-12-15T13:04:11+00:00December 9th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Mobile tyre safety station - 28,000 vehicles and counting National Highways launches its mobile tyre safety station which has now tested more than 28,000 vehicles. Did you know that 20% of all breakdowns on the strategic road network (SRN) are caused by tyre failure? That's 50,000 tyre related breakdowns every year - and 30%

Managing Fleet Safety Q&A – Balfour Beatty

By |2022-12-06T15:44:04+00:00December 5th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Balfour Beatty is a leading international infrastructure group, responsible for designing, constructing and maintaining railways, roads, power infrastructure and much more. We talk to Adrian Wanford, Balfour Beatty’s Group Transport Compliance Manager about how he manages fleet safety. DfBB: Tell us a little about the size and diversity of the fleet Adrian. Adrian: We

Fleet Data and Fleet Risk – are you working blind?

By |2022-12-01T11:24:21+00:00November 30th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Incomplete data makes you blind to fleet risk If you want to make a real difference to your road safety profile, you need complete visibility of data. As the saying goes, it’s not what you see that catches you out, it’s what you don’t see. To make a real difference to fleet safety, we

Vehicle safety – false economy to cut back on maintenance

By |2022-11-29T12:11:29+00:00November 25th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Cost of living & vehicle safety Experts warn that rising energy and fuel costs might shunt vehicle maintenance down fleet operator and driver priority lists, thus reducing vehicle safety. This is a false economy – and a very dangerous one, at that. Although the government has introduced a six-month energy price cap for businesses,

The World Cup – how will it affect your drivers?

By |2022-11-21T19:35:16+00:00November 18th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

The World Cup and Driver Behaviour As the country’s thoughts turn to the upcoming World Cup, what should fleet managers and those who employ and manage drivers be aware of, when it comes to the potential effects on those who drive for work? We were interested to hear recently that Travis Perkins plc, who

Incident Reporting – using tech to improve road risk management

By |2022-12-15T12:40:23+00:00November 16th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

How do your drivers report incidents? Incident reporting is a crucial tool for preventing future collisions. How do you cover incident reporting in your driving for work policies? Driving for Better Business partner Sopp & Sopp tells us why it is so beneficial. Fleet Management Benefits Incident reporting is vital to fleet management in

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