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Did you know? 56% of van drivers consider themselves overweight. 70% of van drivers say work pressures severely impact their ability to drink enough water and have a healthy diet. Suicide is the biggest killer of men under 45 in the UK, with 1 man dying every two...

Driving for Better Business, National Highways

Van Driver Toolkit – Mental Health & Driver Wellbeing

Did you know? With more than 4 million vans registered in the UK, it is a common misconception that there is no legislation governing van drivers and van operations. Due to their size and weight, vans can be driven and used for anything – right? Wrong, in fact very wrong. With an increase...

Driving for Better Business, National Highways

Van Driver Toolkit – Keeping It Safe & Legal

Many in the transport and driver risk management arena believed the Corporate Manslaughter Act would make it easier to hold organisations to account for the wellbeing and safety of those engaged in driving for work. The reality has been somewhat different.

IAM RoadSmart

White Paper: The Corporate Manslaughter Act, ten years on

CALM Driver is our way of helping you get support information to your commercial vehicle drivers, so they know there’s someone here to talk to, every day, if they’re struggling.

Driving for Better Business

CALM Driver: Man v Vehicle

England rugby star Joe Marler explains it’s not a weakness to seek help when you’re struggling.

Driving for Better Business

CALM Driver: Joe Marler

We talk readily about our physical health, so why should mental health be any different? We hope the information on this page might help to start a conversation.

Driver Hire

Professional Drivers Mental Health

CALM Driver is our way of helping you get support information to your commercial vehicle drivers, so they know there’s someone here to talk to, every day, if they’re struggling.

Driving for Better Business

CALM Driver Vehicle Packs

Did you know? Seat belts are simple to put on and save lives. The penalty for not wearing a seat belt when driving is currently a £100 fine, rising to £500 if taken to court. The use of a seat belt by drivers and vehicle occupants was made compulsory in the UK. People not wearing a...

Driving for Better Business, National Highways

Van Driver Toolkit – Seat Belts

Did you know? There are laws limiting the amount of driving a van driver can do each day. These laws also require minimum rest periods. Drivers breaking these rules can receive large fines and even custodial sentences. There are 2 different sets of rules that can apply. It is important...

Driving for Better Business, National Highways

Van Driver Toolkit – Drivers’ Hours

Dutyholders at sites where loading or unloading happens must take reasonable steps to protect the health and safety of drivers delivering and collecting.

Health and Safety Executive

Drivers’ Welfare at Delivery and Collection Sites During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

A nationwide quarterly survey of businesses created to help us understand the economic landscape and discover what van owners and drivers need to keep their business moving.

Mercedes-Benz Vans

Business Barometer
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