Miele GB distributes and sells its German parent company’s extensive range of domestic and commercial appliances, such as dishwashers, ovens, coffee machines and vacuum cleaners. It also has a professional division which services public buildings such as care homes, hotels and hospitals. Miele GB...
Driving for Better Business
National Highways is responsible for building, operating and maintaining England’s motorways and major A-roads and is pursuing an ambitious net zero plan, including for its 1,300-vehicle fleet.
We spoke with National fleet manager Martin Edgecox who explained how the government owned company...
Network Rail owns, repairs and develops the railway infrastructure in England, Scotland and Wales. Up to 13,000 vehicles (including lease vehicles) support its management of 20,000 miles of track, 30,000 bridges, tunnels and viaducts and the thousands of signals and level crossings as well as 20 of...
Platform Housing Group has 47,000 social housing properties. Its subsidiary, Platform Housing Ltd runs 500 LCVs to allow employed tradespeople to maintain these properties.
“When our operatives are behind the wheel, they are drivers, not engineers or carpenters or electricians. They have to...
Speedy Services is the UK’s leading tool, equipment and plant hire services company, with specialist divisions including powered access, lifting, survey, rail and power. It supplies a wide range of equipment to major infrastructure, and construction projects, and to trade and retail customers...
Tarmac is the UK’s leading sustainable building materials and construction solutions business. Transport and Logistics is an essential part of the Tarmac business, from sourcing materials from quarries to production sites to delivering materials to customer construction sites.
TES 2000 is a railway infrastructure and construction company. It runs 140 LCVs, mostly two-seater vans, which are used purely for driver transport. In April 2020 Mick Kiely became the first professional fleet manager the company had ever had. He tells us how he drove down incident rates and...
WJ Group is one of the UK’s leading road safety and highway maintenance businesses. It specialises in delivering road markings, road studs, high friction and coloured safety surfacing, retexturing, crack and joint sealing, industrial surface preparation, marine surface coatings, TASCAR, CCTV, and...
Driving for Better Business is teaming up with Women in Transport, for the Women in Transport Podcast. Women in Transport is a non-for-profit promotional, professional-development and support group. In this first episode of the podcast we mark International Women's Day with a celebration of Women...
This session was recorded at The Health & Safety Event 2021 and features Kanwal Kanda - Principal Inspector, Head of HSE Transport Sector
You need to tell DVLA about some medical conditions as they can affect your driving. You can be fined up to £1,000 if you do not tell DVLA about a medical condition that affects your driving. You may be prosecuted if you’re involved in an accident as a result.
Department for Transport
You can use this service to check someone’s driving licence information, for example, vehicles they can drive or any penalty points or disqualifications.
Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19).
Highways England’s CLEAR initiative shows how we collaborate with other emergency responders to to deal with the incident as quickly and safely as possible.
This session was recorded at The Health & Safety Event 2021 and features Jim Magner - Programme Development Manager, Driving for Better Business
The Highways England Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention Team is collaborating on a range of initiatives to improve safety for drivers and operators of commercial vehicles as well as other road users.
An introduction to Highways England’s Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention Programme including initiatives aimed at tackling the main causes of incidents involving commercial vehicles.
Ian Featherstone of Energy Saving Trust thinks grey fleet is being fuelled by a growing tendency for cash allowances to be offered to employees.
Energy Saving Trust
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.
Confidence in your fleet safety profile comes from three things. Understanding everything you’re responsible for, making sure everything is managed in line with industry best practices, and having a robust audit trail to prove everything was done correctly. Barrie will talk through the key things...
Employers have a duty to consult with their employees, or their representatives, on health and safety matters. This leaflet is aimed at employers and discusses what they need to do to ensure they are complying with the law.
Health and Safety Executive
What is the situation with car warranties during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? We've put together a list of what the car manufacturers are telling us about car warranties during the crisis.
This document provides advice on the relaxation of drivers’ hours rules, in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. This document should be considered in conjunction with the extensive existing guidance provided on drivers’ hours.
Advice for fleets on adapting and dealing with coronavirus.