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Finalists announced for Brake's Fleet Safety Awards

More than 40 companies are in with a chance of winning a Brake Fleet Safety Award, including well-known names, such as Nestlé, BT and E.ON, and smaller local organisations, such as Gateshead Council, Severn Trent Water and Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service.

The annual event, sponsored by Arval, recognises the achievements of fleet operators and suppliers who are working hard to reduce road crashes involving at-work drivers.

Brake has received a record number of entries this year.

A full shortlist has now been produced for each category and judges will deliberate over the winners, who will be announced during a  dinner on Thursday June 5, 2014, at the St John's Hotel, Solihull, Birmingham.

The shortlisted companies are:

Company Driver Safety Award (small fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster

  • DHL Freight
  • Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services
  • Huyton Travel Ltd
  • Peter's Food Service Ltd
  • Gratte Brothers Group Ltd
  • Castrol Lubricants

Company Driver Safety Award (medium fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster

  • Colas Limited
  • Skanska UK
  • SIG plc
  • National Express Bus
  • CEVA Logistics Ltd
  • Ocado Ltd

Company Driver Safety Award (large fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster

  • Travis Perkins
  • Addison Lee
  • Mitie
  • E.ON UK
  • Severn Trent Water

Eco Fleet Award, sponsored by Optimum Fleet

  • Gateshead Council
  • Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services
  • Qdell Group Including LHR Express Cars Ltd
  • Gratte Brothers Group Ltd
  • Eurovia Group Limited

Fleet Safety Analysis and Action Award, sponsored by ARI Fleet UK

  • Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Gratte Brothers Group Ltd
  • E.ON UK
  • UCB
  • Nestlé

Fleet Safety Innovation Award (operator), sponsored by Castrol

  • Speedy Asset Services
  • Colas Limited
  • Travis Perkins
  • Mitie
  • Biffa Municipal Ltd
  • BT

Fleet Safety Innovation Award (supplier), sponsored by Castrol

  • AlcoSense
  • Traffilog UK
  • Trimble Field Service Management
  • TUTCH Designs Ltd
  • SmartWitness
  • MiX Telematics
  • Cycle Alert

Fleet Safety Partnership Award, sponsored by Trimble

  • RWE npower plc
  • Biffa Municipal Limited
  • E.ON UK
  • BT
  • Majestic Wines - FMG Support
  • UCB
  • Nestlé

Fleet Safety Product Award, sponsored by QBE

  • AlcoSense
  • Trimble Field Service Management
  • ARI Fleet UK
  • GreenRoad Technologies
  • FleetSentinel Ltd
  • SmartWitness
  • MiX Telematics

Road Safety in the Community Award, sponsored by Ocado

  • Skanska UK AND Licence Bureau
  • Skanska UK
  • Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • National Express Bus
  • Biffa Municipal Limited
  • Nestlé

Safe Vehicles Award, sponsored by Road Haulage Association

  • Speedy Asset Services
  • Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services
  • Severn Trent Water
  • Iron Mountain
  • Qdell Group Including LHR Express Cars Ltd

Road Risk Manager of the Year Award, sponsored by Licence Bureau

  • Jan Kozlowski (Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services)
  • Graham Telfer (Gateshead Council)
  • David Campbell (Eurovia Group Ltd)
  • Mark Killin (Peter's Food Service Ltd)
  • Neil Shaw (Ocado Ltd)
  • Andrew Bradley (Nestlé)

Best Newcomer to Road Risk Management, sponsored by Specsavers

  • Sebastian Ward (Colas Ltd)
  • Rachel Downs (Travis Perkins)

The awards ceremony will follow the Fleet Safety Conference, sponsored by Aviva, which will provide an opportunity for delegates to hear from leading academic and practitioner speakers on key fleet safety issues, as well as best practice examples from organisations.

Conference themes include: 

  • Managing grey fleet vehicles
  • Effective driver training and support
  • Road safety and CSR

Tickets are still available. You can attend both the conference and awards for £275 + VAT for subscribers and £385 + VAT for non-subscribers.

Full details of costs for individual elements of the event are available online here

Ellie Pearson, senior professional engagement officer at Brake, says: "It is fantastic that so many companies are making a real effort to end the needless crashes on our roads as a result of at-work drivers.

"We have been really impressed with this year's entries and our judges are going to have a tough time choosing the winners. We wish all our finalists the best of luck and look forward to seeing them all at our conference and awards."

 


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