While the company had previously had access to telematics data, it was neither used not fed back to drivers. This is perhaps the most problematic of all words for fleet operations – to have evidence of risk but not address it. Reka enlisted the help of a legal and employee council to bring the system
7.5% reduction in claims overall in 2022 compared with 2021, despite average annual mileage rising from 10,000 miles pa to 18,000 miles pa. Speed related endorsements dropped from 30 (2020) to 13 (2022) 17.5% saving in collision and breakdown costs (2022 vs 2021) 8% reduction in insurance 2022 vs 2021. Permit to Drive non-compliant company
Heineken is the company behind some of the UK’s leading beer and cider brands, and owns 2,400 pubs and bars. Reka Nagy joined as the company’s workspace and safety partner in 2019, and realised that its 300+ company cars needed engaged and comprehensive management. Its 326 company car drivers also use rental vehicles, use the
Heineken is the company behind some of the UK’s leading beer and cider brands, and owns 2,400 pubs and bars. Heineken UK won the Safety and Health Excellence Award 2023, sponsored by National Highways for Best Driver Risk Management Performance. Heineken’s Workspace and Safety Partner Reka Nagy tells us how the multi-branded beer, cider and
Galaxy’s insurance claims handler provides a claims portal with a dedicated phone line for drivers to call in the event of a collision. This provides instant first notification of loss, and better collation of information at the scene, both of which Wayne expects to drive down claims costs.
Galaxy uses RAM Tracking to monitor its drivers, and line managers read the generated reports weekly. However, Wayne emphasises that when feedback is given to drivers, it is never punitive, but always supportive. Equally their driver training is geared to maximise driver investment in the process. “As a driver assessor I will go out in
Galaxy Insulation and Dry Lining supplies building materials including insulation and dry lining blocks from 14 locations across the UK. Wayne Allen, Group Logistics Manager, manages its 64 HGVs and 21 vans, which are deployed across its 14 depots. He explains the steps he took to raise Galaxy’s on-road safety game.
A look at good and bad driving behaviour, the key performance indicators that will enhance driver safety, and the telematics and camera technology to help understand and mitigate driver risk.
The fleet telematics data was instrumental in allowing Speedy Services to know which vehicles were suitable for transitioning to electric. It has now invested in Fuso eCanters, Electra Econic 27t, and 3.5 tonne Ford eTransits and has 50 eTransit panel van and 100 eTransit chassis cabs on order. The HGV fleet is part-run on low
Speedy Services invests extensively in safety kit for its commercial vehicles. Its vehicles are equipped with: Front and rear crash protection (autonomous emergency braking systems) HALO systems which project illuminated turning areas onto the road and also for the use of tail-lifts AI-enhanced Side Scan sensors which alert the driver to the presence of an