New products and a new approach at DriveTech as a new management team seeks a “step change” in performance. Gareth Roberts reports.
Key industry bodies tell Andrew Ryan about the guidance and support they can offer to help fleet decision-makers improve their operations.
Ensuring employees hold valid driving licences is vital for the compliance of a fleet – and not doing so can have serious consequences. Ben Rooth reports.
Education and enforcement can be used to make sure employees comply with a company’s requirements.
Some take the telematics combined with rewards route, others feel that ‘stick’ works better than the ‘carrot’ when trying to get drivers to check their vehicles
Implementation and enforcement of a code of practice can reduce the threat from one of the biggest dangers facing road users. Andrew Ryan reports
Training drivers to expect the unexpected when on the roads could cut accidents by 11%. Ben Rooth looks at what hazard perception training is and what it includes
Suppliers and fleet decision-makers talk-up cost-saving benefits of driver data
Business Driver is using benchmarking, training and standardisation to improve fleet operators’ safety and reduce costs. Christopher Smith reports
This question becomes more complex to answer when
foreign drivers are employed.
Catherine Chetwynd reports.
Legal expert Alan Scott-Davies investigates the training and qualification levels required of fleet driver trainers.
Mike Rees, managing director, Drive Alive UK, looks at road training.
Steve Blackburn, European vice-president, Navman Wireless, on improving driver performance.
James Sutherland, CEO, Peak Performance, on driver training.
Dr Lisa Dern, reader in driver behaviour, Cranfield University says behavourial courses that address unsafe decisions is the future for coaching
The fact is, that the majority of licensed road users today are only taught how to pass the driving test and not how to drive.
‘Unless recipients of training take on board the information and guidance they receive, and actually act on it over the long term, it’s wasted so what does it take to really hit the mark?