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Brake announces date for annual Fleet Safety Conference and Awards 2014

Road safety charity Brake has announced the date for its acclaimed annual Fleet Safety Conference and Awards in 2014.

Brake is inviting awards entries and early bookings from fleet operators and suppliers to attend the conference and awards. The charity's flagship fleet event will take place at the St John's Hotel, Solihull, Birmingham, UK, on Thursday, June 5, 2014.

The conference will provide an opportunity to hear from a range of leading experts on key fleet safety issues, as well as best practice presentations from organisations pioneering fleet safety measures.

The conference will address topical issues including CSR and road safety, managing grey fleet safety and using telematics to effectively engage drivers and change attitudes.

Conference speakers will include: Mark Simcox, head of training and driver recruitment, National Express West Midlands; and Ian Featherstone, knowledge manager, Energy Saving Trust.

Brake's Fleet Safety Awards is recognises the achievements of those working to help reduce the number of devastating road crashes involving at-work drivers.

Last year's winners represent a diverse range of fleet organisations, including ABB Ireland, BT and Crossrail.

The Awards, sponsored by Arval, will be offered in 11 categories, ranging from Best Newcomer to Road Risk Management to Safe Vehicles. The deadline for entering this year's Awards is Friday 7 February 2014; winners will be presented with their Awards at a gala dinner, following the conference close.

Full details are available online at www.fleetsafetyawards.com.

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