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Fleet News Safety and Numbers Conference 2004

What the latest focus on safety/corporate killing means to fleets and how it could save you money

March 31 2004
Heritage Motor Centre, Gaydon, Warwickshire

Sponsored by Nissan


This year's Fleet News Spring Conference focuses on two of the most important areas of concern in the UK fleet industry in 2004 - safety and finance.

From the smallest operators running a few vans up to the giant leasing companies no one can afford to ignore safety in the fleet industry. Spanning four separate sessions in the morning, this year's Fleet News Spring Conference will analyse a broad range of safety issues - from the Health and Safety Executive's Driving At Work document to car and van safety, through to more detailed subjects like mobile phones, roadside cameras, driver training, road rage and vehicle tracking. Each speaker has been chosen as an expert in his or her field.

Fleet safety

Welcome from John Maslen, editor, Fleet News

9.55 - 10.15
Exclusive research revealed

10.15 - 10.35
Safety overview
Sharan Bains
Head of policy on work-related road safety
Health and safety Executive

Why are fleets having to take safety so seriously? What is the Government's view on safety? What impact should the publication of the HSE's document have on fleet? This first session will provide a thorough overview of these questions.

10.35 - 10.45

10.45 - 11.10
General safety
Brian Lee
Motor risk manager
Norwich Union

Summary of the key safety issues facing fleet decision-makers and drivers today - mobile phones, speeding, cameras and other vital elements that affect fleet safety.

11.00 - 11.10

11.10 - 11.30

11.30 - 11.50
Car safety
Jeremy Hay
Chief executive
Risk Answers

Creating a safe fleet policy for cars, covering issues like driver training, NCAP tests and tracking. What are the basics for creating a safe fleet? This session will provide a wide analysis of the safety questions every fleet manager needs to address.

11.50 - 12.00

12.00 - 12.20
Van safety
Charlie Shiels
Director of risk and transport

Is van safety an iceberg looming for the fleet industry? What are the main issues - increased vehicle power, safety options/road rage? How should fleet managers choose a new vehicle? A crucial session for all fleet managers running vans.

12.20- 12.30 Q&A

12.30 - 14.00
Lunch and networking

Budget and financial health check

14.00 - 14.45
Budget action plan
Alistair Kendrick
Tax director
Ernst & Young

How your fleet should respond to the Chancellor's Budget. An essential presentation and discussion about the latest Budget.

14.45 - 15.05
Make a million in 20 minutes
Paul Jackson
Managing director
Miles Consultancy

Putting the cash back into cash for car. Making the most of approved mileage allowance payments when reimbursing private car drivers.

15.05 - 15.20

Conference closes.


For a booking form (pdf) click here

Alternatively email luke.clements@emap.com

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