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Covid-19: Please support vital delivery drivers

By |2020-03-27T09:22:31+00:00March 27th, 2020|DfBB Articles|

With the current restrictions on movement, most of us housebound for the foreseeable future, and an increasing number self-isolating with Covid-19 symptoms, many are relying on home delivery. Add to that, our nation’s delivery drivers are the ones responsible for getting essential supplies such as masks, gloves and hand sanitiser to our under-pressure health

Company found guilty after driver fatigue death

By |2020-03-24T17:14:22+00:00March 23rd, 2020|DfBB Articles|

Following the deaths of two of its operatives after driving whilst fatigued, rail contractor Renown Consultants Ltd has been found guilty of failing to discharge its duty under Sections 2 and 3 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2974, following a successful prosecution by the Office of Road and Rail (ORR). The

Coronavirus: Driver hygiene essential

By |2020-03-23T19:30:34+00:00March 17th, 2020|DfBB Articles|

The coronavirus is impacting every aspect of society, with the economy taking a hit and mobility restricted throughout the world. As the outbreak worsens, there’s a growing concern for hygiene within the UK. The World Health Organization has released precautionary measures informing people of the importance of hygiene. To minimise the chance of catching

DfBB Launches Improved Seven Step Process

By |2020-01-28T11:45:59+00:00January 24th, 2020|DfBB Articles|

Good leaders recognise that effective management of people is central to the success of any organisation – and when it comes to driving for work, it’s not just about management of drivers, but anyone whose role may impact upon the driver such as line managers, work schedulers or vehicle engineers. Effective leaders… manage business

The Great British Fleet Event on 30th Jan

By |2020-01-28T10:57:31+00:00January 20th, 2020|DfBB Articles|

The Great British Fleet Event takes place on Thursday, 30 January 2020 at Novotel London West, Hammersmith, comprising unmissable Masterclass Conference sessions and a fleet-focused exhibition before leading into the prestigious Fleet World Great British Fleet Awards 2020 in the afternoon. The format provides the perfect networking opportunity for fleet operators and suppliers to

Electric vehicles: Are they meeting expectations?

By |2019-10-31T07:11:44+00:00November 1st, 2019|DfBB Articles|

While the quality of the air in our towns and cities is improving, and has been doing so consistently since the 1970s, there is still much work to be done until it reaches the target levels set by government. As such, the government has initiated a range of national and regional policies to encourage

‘Greening Your Fleet’ event in Huddersfield, November 21

By |2019-10-31T11:53:03+00:00October 28th, 2019|DfBB Articles|

Greening your fleet is an event that brings together small and medium sized businesses to look at the challenge of adapting to green van technology. BOOK NOW Come along and check out how: you can save money & improve your company’s fuel efficiency the introduction of the Leeds clean air zone could

Managing the hidden risks of commercial fleets

By |2020-02-28T10:09:12+00:00October 18th, 2019|DfBB Articles|

CHECK YOUR RISK - FREE GAP ANALYSIS Like an iceberg, many of the risks facing businesses operating commercial fleets can be invisible or hidden beneath the surface. Fleet operators may not readily have the evidence, nor gather and analyse the right data, to see and mitigate these risks in advance.The commercial impact of factors

Electric Vans and your ‘Driving for Work’ policy

By |2019-10-31T07:33:38+00:00October 10th, 2019|DfBB Articles|

There are no reasons why electric vehicles should not be as safe as any other in use, however, they do bring specific risks with which you may be unfamiliar. It is therefore critically important that, as an operator of electric vans (or indeed any electric vehicle) your driving at work policy is reviewed to

Electric Vans: The Magic Bullet?

By |2019-10-31T07:49:29+00:00September 30th, 2019|DfBB Articles|

Driving for Better Business looks at some of the challenges in deciding whether electric vans are right for your fleet. The speed of change and the growth in vehicle technology expected in the coming years is something that consistently causes a lot of concern and uncertainty for many van-operating businesses in the UK. This