Fleet News

Safety and Risk Management Features - Page 10

  • Up to a third of road traffic accidents involve someone who is at work at the time. They result in more than 20 fatalities and 250 serious injuries every week.

  • Fleet managers have a legal responsibility to manage the risk facing their drivers. Here Fleet News explains the relevant health and safety legislation and provides a host of case studies that show how fleets can minimise the risk facing their drivers.

  • New research is revealing the dangers of driver multi-tasking - such as using a mobile phone while driving – and its contribution to road accidents.

  • Your tyres are your only contact with the road and affect the steering, braking and direction of your vehicle. Find out why they are a crucial part of road safety

  • Arguments over speeding and the use of deterrents such as speed cameras have reached new levels in the past few years. But drivers shouldn’t ask ‘why do they stop us speeding’ and instead ask ‘is it really worth it’.

  • A glossary of safety technology terms

  • One of the most significant risks is staff driving or riding at inappropriate speeds on work-related journeys.

  • Advice on how employers can help to ensure that their organisation's road journeys are properly planned and safely completed

  • Your at-a-glance guide to producing a risk management policy

  • A substantial body of research shows that using a mobile phone while driving substantially increases the risk of the driver crashing.