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 […]
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 […]
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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 […]
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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 It has been estimated that up to a third of all road traffic accidents involve somebody who is at work at the time. This may account for over 20 fatalities and 250 serious injuries every week. Some employers believe, incorrectly, that provided they comply with certain road traffic law requirements, eg company vehicles have […]
Working through this section will help you evaluate whether you are managing work-related road safety effectively. These considerations are not exhaustive and you may be able to think of others. The driver Competency Are you satisfied that your drivers are competent and capable of doing their work in a way that is safe for them […]
Click on the link below for the FSF Info Sheet ‘Driver Assessment & Monitoring’ FSF info sheet ‘Driver Assessment and Monitoring’