This document is purely advisory and exists to help managers understand some of the finer points of creating and implementing their own simple but highly effective Drug and Alcohol Policy.
A summary of how long various common drugs stay in your system along with variability factors.
Help for managers in creating and implementing their own simple but highly effective Drug and Alcohol Policy.
This guide provides advice to employers about the dangers of drink and drug driving and offers information on how to encourage safe practice.
A guide which gives information about driver fitness issues, and guidance for employers on how to ensure their employees are fit to drive.
What employers can do to prepare their professional drivers for a safe return to work after lockdown.
Fresh Air Alertness Management
Following the deaths of two of its workers after driving whilst fatigued, a firm has been found guilty of failing to discharge its duty under the Health and Safety at Work Act.
Driving for Better Business
40 per cent of all car, van and lorry drivers admit to driving while tired. We look at some of the effects of sleep deprivation.
The statistics around Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) – the condition where the walls of the throat relax and narrow during sleep, interrupting breathing and disturbing sleep, potentially triggering severe daytime sleepiness – make alarming reading.
Lose your licence, lose your livelihood. 600 prosecutions each week. Police and your employer can test for drugs at any time.
Lose your HGV licence, lose your livelihood. 600 prosecutions each week. Police and your employer can test for drugs at any time.
Lose your PSV licence, lose your livelihood. 600 prosecutions each week. Police and your employer can test for drugs at any time.
This best practice guidance report is one of a series produced by Global Fleet Champions to help anyone who employs people who drive for work to manage occupational road risk, regardless of budget, fleet size or vehicle type.
COVID-19 has changed the road environment around the world and created additional challenges for fleet managers.
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
For drivers of goods vehicles or combinations of vehicle and trailer of more than 3.5 tonnes and passenger vehicles with more than 9 seats (including the driver’s).
Department for Transport