Campaign Director Simon Turner’s round up of the previous week’s stories that business owners and fleet risk managers should be reading.

Brake offers free webinar on managing driver distraction

17/05/2017 Fleet News
Fleet experts from road safety charity Brake will be running a free webinar for fleet and road safety professionals on the importance of eliminating and mitigating the distraction of communication technology in vehicles.

More than half of fleets feel grey fleet management is ‘unimportant’, survey finds

17/05/2017 Fleet News
A worrying survey of 100 fleets by Grosvenor Leasing found that 57% misguidedly thought that grey fleet management was not important.

ICFM to hold occupational road risk masterclass

16/05/2017 ICFM
Occupational road risk management is good business practice, but for too many employers it is a ‘tick box compliance exercise’ without a real focus on reducing costs. ICFM will be holding the Masterclasses – free for both members and non-members – on operational road risk, on June 6th.

Growth in van traffic outstrips all other types of vehicle on the road

15/05/2017 Commercial Fleet
Van traffic grew more quickly than any other vehicle type in 2016 according to figures released by the Department for Transport (DfT).