3 important checks before you head out on the road with your trailer
While there are many things that can be measured and improved, one of the key metrics is Accident Frequency Rate or AFR. If you aren’t measuring it, you aren’t managing it!
Driving for Better Business
Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are systems designed to help the driver in an increasingly technology-assisted mobile world. But do you and your drivers know what they all are and what they do to improve collision avoidance and improve driver safety?
AES business benefits from road risk management include:
Cheaper insurance year on year
25% cheaper running costs
Better brand credibility
No public complaints about poor driving in several years
Immediate evidence should a claim occur with rapid first notification of loss
AES also takes an active interest in driver welfare and mental health. Drivers have accommodation provided after long journeys, so they do not drive when tired. Both senior managers have taken mental health awareness training, so they know how to offer appropriate support.
“A van is a tool....
The company does not sell any compliance solution it doesn’t use itself and its risk management starts by checking all driver licences regularly through FleetCheck. It trains all its drivers in thorough walk-round checks and defect reporting every morning and keeps a spare vehicle on fleet so...
Webfleet Solutions telematics systems are integrated into its MANTIS LIVE camera systems, and this means that any exceptional incident such as harsh braking, an emergency alarm, or near miss is seen as an alert, the footage can be checked, and Richard immediately feeds back constructive criticism...
He believes the fleet’s running costs are also reduced by approximately 25% each year through preventative maintenance. “Reactive maintenance is always more expensive and creates unplanned downtime.”
He cites brake pads as an example. If they are regularly checked and replaced, not only...
This session was recorded at The Health & Safety Event 2021 and features Tony Greenidge - CEO, IAM Roadsmart
This guide provides advice for employers on what they need to do to comply with the law and reduce risk. It will also be useful for managers, supervisors, employees and their safety representatives, as well as contractors, vehicle operators and other organisations concerned with workplace transport...
Health and Safety Executive
John Pryor – Chair of ACFO – reflects on the fundamental changes he’s seen over 30 years in the fleet business.
This introductory guide provides simple advice, based on the HSE’s approach of ‘Plan, Do, Check, Act’, and signposts you to more detailed guidance. It is designed for organisations that may not have considered this issue previously and are unsure how to start.
For more than 30 years, the Transport Accident Commission of Victoria in Australia has produced some of the world’s hardest-hitting road safety films – their anti-drink drive film is one of the best.
Transport Accident Commission Victoria
This session was recorded at The Health & Safety Event 2021 and features Chris Green - Partner, Keoghs
Read our blog to find out how you can get started with road risk management in your organisation by using our Benchmarking & Gap Analysis tools to benchmark your fleet and learn where you can improve
Use our free Driving for Better Business Benchmarking tool to find out how your fleet compares to others in the industry, and to the current best practice standards. See how your organisation compares in the following areas:
- How many incidents your fleet is involved in
- How much these...
Do you have the best Driver Risk Management credentials? Would you like to be recognised for your driver risk management performance?
National Highways is looking to celebrate the achievements of some of the UK’s best performing employers when it comes to managing driver risk, with the...