Driving for Better Business, and strategic partner FleetCheck, have collaborated on a series of short videos to help fleet operators and business owners navigate these new challenges.
Driving for Better Business
International and domestic freight transport (including by air, ship, road and rail, including roll-on/roll-off transports) is classified by UK government as an essential activity in the context of its travel advice. Check the latest travel advice and information.
Department for Transport, Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Know the key signs of driver stress to look out for. Understand the effects of driver stress on crash involvement. Gain practical advice on supporting drivers at this challenging time.
The impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses will take a while to be fully realised. Our new Fleet Safety Guide distils the key issues and provides advice from our experts on how to deal with them effectively as the lockdown continues to ease.
Questions and answers from our COVID-19 webinar with Fleet News
Hannah Gregory on why a water tight policy is nothing without day-to-day adherence.
Our formula for cultivating a healthy culture where van drivers treat driving as a professional aspect of their job.
Normally an application to renew a lorry or bus licence at age 45 or over must include a medical examination report (D4) which is signed by a doctor. However, NHS doctors cannot carry out these examinations.
Survey uncovers UK employers are risking the safety and well-being of those who drive for work . Study of 1,006 UK employees and 255 C-Suite (Executive Directors) highlights failures by UK bosses to implement driving for work policy.
When there is a diesel spillage on the SRN it has a financial, social, environmental and economic impact. The repercussions affect those directly involved, other drivers and the UK economy.
The Direct Vision Standard (DVS) and safety permit for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) requires operators of lorries over 12 tonnes gross vehicle weight to obtain a safety permit before entering and operating in most of Greater London. Otherwise, you may receive a Penalty Charge Notice (PCN).
Transport for London (TfL)
What employees and employers need to know. An Open University Driving Change presentation by Dr Gemma Briggs
The Open University
Dr Gemma Briggs Explains Driving Distraction
A sneak preview of DriveTech's developing new range of "Driver's Mate" informational videos
Bridge strikes can cause injury, delays and damage. Share this safety card with your drivers.
This leaflet focuses on tailgating, encouraging your drivers to keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front, giving themselves time to react and stop if they need to.
We will be presenting three days of expert opinion, good practice and thought leadership in the Driver Safety Zone at the Health & Safety Event 2022. It’s a vital update for safety professionals. The videos will be available after the event and you can sign up to receive those here.
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
Driving with medical conditions and assessing fitness to drive.
Department for Transport
Road safety advice for those driving or riding for the gig economy.
As a van driver, you need to stay within the weight limits when you're driving and not overload it.
You must wear glasses or contact lenses every time you drive if you need them to meet the ‘standards of vision for driving’.
A guide that provides information to fleet managers about choosing and buying safer vehicles based on factors such as vehicle use.