Campaign Director Simon Turner’s round up of the previous week’s stories that business owners and fleet risk managers should be reading.
16/06/17 The Guardian
More than 1 million people worldwide are killed on roads each year. Psychologists such as Lisa Dorn, associate professor of driver behaviour at Cranfield University, are working on ways to nudge drivers towards being safer.
One of the UK’s largest eCommerce, postal and retail logistics businesses has saved £160,000 by implementing a driver behaviour programme underpinned by telematics.
15/06/2017 Commercial Fleet
If one of your vehicles was involved in a collision with a pedestrian are you confident you are legally protected? That was the question the Freight Transport Association (FTA) wanted to highlight at its annual Van Excellence conference.
13/06/2017 Fleet News
Research by the RAC shows that many motorway drivers don’t fully understand how to use Emergency Refuse Areas, ERAs. The RAC has been working closely with Highways England and is backing work to improve the motoring public’s understanding of ERAs and how to use them.
12/06/17 Van Fleet World
Businesses in the UK construction sector could risk falling foul of health and safety legislation over drivers and vehicles. New research found that more than a quarter admit that they don’t invest in driver training and around one in six fail to carry out driver risk management and risk assessments.