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Drivers in favour of "Idiot behind the wheel" detection scheme
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Drivers in favour of "Idiot behind the wheel" detection scheme

Drivers in favour of “Idiot behind the wheel” detection scheme A huge majority of motorists are in favour of a sticker system on cars that indicate whether the driver has been banned or has points on their licence, according to a new survey. Carried out by car leasing firm Flexed.co.uk, the poll revealed dozens of […]

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Almost 30% of road deaths involve at-work drivers

Since 2006 almost 30% of road deaths have occurred in accidents involving at least one at-work driver or rider. That’s the finding of new research from the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA), which is calling on fleets and the industry at large to prioritise work-related road safety. The Strategic Review of the […]

Fleets urged to manage the risks posed by using agency drivers
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Fleets urged to manage the risks posed by using agency drivers

  The Fleet Safety Forum, a division of Brake, the road safety charity, has published new guidance for fleet managers called Managing Agency Drivers. The guidance, sponsored by Pertemps, provides vital advice on how to minimise the risks posed by using agency staff to drive for work. Research has shown that agency drivers are more […]

Mobile phone policies leave fleets exposed
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Mobile phone policies leave fleets exposed

While there are no official statistics linking the use of mobile phones to the 150 road deaths or serious injuries each week involving at-work drivers in the UK, a study in America has found that almost one in five road deaths caused by distracted drivers entailed mobile phone use. Accident investigators are more alert to […]

Introduction to Fleet Driver Training
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Evaluating the Risks
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FSF - Driving Assessment & Monitoring
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