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Winter Driving – what to share with your drivers

By |2022-12-15T13:07:59+00:00November 4th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Winter is coming - safe driving for work Winter brings all kinds of hazards for the commercial driver. We look at you how you can prepare your drivers so that they always reach their destination safely. Here are our top tips to share with your drivers for safe winter driving. Driving Tips for Winter

Transporting dangerous goods safely

By |2022-11-01T18:47:59+00:00November 1st, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Ensuring safety for dangerous goods transport Road hauliers carrying dangerous goods or chemicals are usually very aware of their legal requirements – but it’s surprising how easily the basics can be missed. The police and DVSA often run joint operations to ensure safety of chemicals transport, particularly in those areas which have a lot

Vehicle Safety – In Cab Driver Distraction

By |2022-10-31T08:44:15+00:00October 28th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

In Cab Tech - safety plus or safety risk In-cab technology can be a safety bonus – but not if it’s a source of driver distraction. In-cab systems are becoming increasingly sophisticated, and many are now hands-free. That doesn’t mean they can’t become dangerously distracting to your drivers. These simple rules help to ensure

Mobile Phone Use – AI cameras in use to tackle driver distraction

By |2022-12-09T12:14:30+00:00October 24th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

It’s just not worth it. Before you start your journey, put your phone away in the glovebox or somewhere you cannot reach it so the temptation is not there. If it’s an emergency, make sure you pull in and stop the car before making that call. Supt Adrian Leisk, Strategic Roads Policing lead for

Changing Driver Behaviour – setting habits for safer driving

By |2022-11-01T09:11:22+00:00October 19th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Changing Driver Behaviour National Highways have launched a new resource specifically geared at those who employ drivers to help them with setting habits for safer driving. The aim is to help organisations embed vehicle checking for work based driving. The resources support employers in working through the 5 steps to introducing and sustaining vehicle

Speed Enforcement – an update for fleet managers

By |2022-12-09T12:21:31+00:00October 13th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Speed Enforcement Operation across the UK This week has seen the launch of a National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) speed enforcement operation across the UK, with the goal of highlighting the risks of driving above the speed limit. It’s viewed as an opportunity to encourage drivers and riders to reflect on the speeds they

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership partners with Driving for Better Business 

By |2022-12-15T13:11:29+00:00July 12th, 2022|DfBB Articles, News|

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership is partnering with Driving for Better Business (DfBB) to promote the free scheme to businesses across Warwickshire who have employees who drive for work. The new initiative was announced during the NPCC National Commercial Vehicle Campaign that starts this week 11 – 24 July 2022. The DfBB programme supports Warwickshire Police

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