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Driving for Better Business Private Sector Summit

By |2019-03-20T14:56:59+01:00March 20th, 2019|DfBB Articles|

As part of the United Nations Global Road Safety Week (6-12 May 2019) which this year has the theme of Leadership, Highways England is hosting the Driving for Better Business Private Sector Summit, for CEOs and Board Directors of some of the UK’s leading businesses, at McLaren’s inspirational new Thought Leadership Centre. Highways England operates

Public sector supports Driving for Better Business

By |2019-03-20T14:38:23+01:00February 5th, 2019|DfBB Articles|

Highways England are now collaborating with partners in the public sector to deliver improvements in work-related road safety using the Driving for Better Business programme. The public sector part of the programme was launched with a high-level event at the Houses of Parliament in January bringing together leading figures from the public sector to

Business drivers caught up in Police Operation Logjam

By |2019-03-20T13:50:23+01:00December 19th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

The Devon and Cornwall Police ‘No Excuse’ team has been cracking down on poor driving and poorly maintained vehicles as part of Operation Logjam – a pre-Christmas multi-agency initiative in the South West with a focus on light commercial vehicles. Aided by staff from the Peninsula Road Safety Partnership and Highways England, 560 drivers

New eBook published in collaboration with SHP Online

By |2018-12-20T11:37:10+01:00December 18th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Driving for Better Safety is an eBook on assessing work-related road risk produced by SHP online in collaboration with Driving for Better Business. It looks at: The dangers your drivers face on the roads The likelihood that your business could be affected How to decrease the risks What best practice looks like Case studies of

The landscape is changing around compliance

By |2019-03-20T13:48:24+01:00December 15th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Any business owner or fleet manager who has ever had a meeting with a fleet risk consultant will have been told that the law says they need to do certain things when managing work-related road risk: They need to do a risk assessment; they need to check driving licences; they need to write a

Work-related road risk summit for the Public Sector

By |2018-12-14T14:31:46+01:00December 12th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Highways England and the Department for Transport are implementing a Government programme to help reduce the number of collisions and casualties on our roads and in so doing reduce the considerable pressure on resources, both human and financial. To support this programme, Highways England – the government-owned company responsible for the maintenance and operation of

1 in 5 grey fleet drivers fail their insurance checks

By |2018-12-04T21:02:20+01:00December 7th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

There are an estimated 14 million grey fleet vehicles on UK roads being used for business journeys. Regardless of the reason for the journey – whether your employee is driving to a customer meeting half way across the country or driving to the shop to pick up milk during the working day – their

Your grey fleet may be bigger than you think

By |2018-12-04T20:54:28+01:00December 6th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

Grey fleet drivers represent one of the single most at-risk groups for businesses today. Why? Because many businesses with active grey fleets simply do not realise the level of responsibility they have. The law is clear - Quite simply, the grey fleet needs to be managed in exactly the same way as company owned

Companies are losing control with cash allowance

By |2018-12-04T20:48:46+01:00December 5th, 2018|DfBB Articles|

A key area of the grey fleet market that is frequently overlooked is the way it’s being fuelled by a growing tendency for cash allowances to be offered to employees. Employees often see a cash allowance as a win-win situation; if they do already have a car in the household, it makes running it