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Academic calls for random testing in new safety push

A LEADING industry academic is calling for random testing to be imposed on British fleet drivers to hammer home the importance of fleet safety.

Steve Stradling, of the Transport Research Institute of Napier University, made the radical conclusion following intensive research into the dangers of driving for work purposes.

In his report, entitled 'Driving as part of your work may damage your health', Stradling examined 791 English motorists and looked at the main types of journey for which people used their cars and the varying rates of accidents.

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