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Van Safety Ratings – how safe are your vans?

17th February 2022

Show notes: Van Safety Ratings – how safe are your vans? This month’s episode of the Let’s Talk Fleet Risk Podcast is all about Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (or ADAS for short). ADAS covers all the collision avoidance systems and driver assistance technology that can help prevent a collision or minimise the severity in the […]

Safe loading – where do fleet operators get it wrong?

7th January 2022

Show notes: Safe Loading Welcome to the first podcast of 2022. The Driving for Better Business Campaign is focussing on loading issues this month, so we asked Nina Day from the HSE to join us for this episode. Nina has worked for the HSE for 21 years. She’s a chartered mechanical engineer and a dangerous […]

Driver Fatigue: Not just a tick box

9th December 2021

Show notes: Driver Fatigue I’m joined today by fatigue expert Dr Paul Jackson of Fresh Air Training Paul is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in human performance and has assisted safety-critical organisations to implement fatigue risk management systems for over 20 years in a career that has also included positions as Research Manager at the Department […]

Driver wellbeing: How reward breeds success

9th November 2021

Show notes: Driver wellbeing, reducing driver stress & recognising driver performance Welcome to this edition of Let’s Talk Fleet Risk – a podcast for those who manage drivers and their vehicles, and want to reduce road risk in their organisation. In this episode, Simon Turner, Campaign Manager for Driving for Better Business, is joined by […]

NHS Hospital transport: a gigantic challenge

9th October 2021

Show notes: NHS Hospital transport challenges: van drivers, grey fleet & outsourced transport My guest in this episode is David Malone who is the Transport and Travel Advisor for The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. His responsibilities include setting and implementing the strategic direction for all hospital managed transport as well as all […]

Driver Distraction: An inconvenient truth

9th September 2021

Show notes: Driver Distraction In this episode of Let’s Talk Fleet Risk, Simon Turner discusses the thorny issue of driver distraction with Dr Gemma Briggs from the Open University. Gemma is an applied cognitive psychologist who has been researching driver inattention for over 15 years. She has lectured and written extensively on the attentional and […]

Van Drivers & Operators: who’s aware?

9th August 2021

Show notes: Van Drivers & Van Operators Simon Turner is joined in this podcast by Mark Cartwright from Highways England. Mark was previously at the Freight Transport Association where he was head of vans and light commercial vehicles, and was the brains behind the van excellence programme. He now brings over 30 years of experience […]