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Brake extends deadline for 2014 Fleet Safety Awards

The road safety charity’s awards will be presented during a gala dinner following the close of Brake's Fleet Safety Conference. The combined event will take place on Thursday 5th June 2014, at the St John's Hotel, Solihull, Birmingham.

The awards, sponsored by Arval, will be offered in 11 categories, ranging from Company Driver Safety to Road Safety in the Community, with awards also available for outstanding individuals in fleet risk management. They recognise the achievements of fleet operators and suppliers working to help reduce the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers. Last year's winners represent a diverse range of fleet organisations including BT, ASDA, and Eurovia.

This year's awards will be offered in the following categories:

  • Company Driver Safety Award
  • Eco Fleet Award
  • Fleet Safety Analysis and Action Award
  • Fleet Safety Innovation Award
  • Fleet Safety Partnership Award
  • Fleet Safety Product Award
  • Road Safety in the Community Award
  • Safe Vehicles Award
  • Road Risk Manager of the Year Award
  • Best Newcomer to Road Risk Management
  • Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety 

The conference, sponsored by Aviva, will provide an opportunity 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

Ellie Pearson, senior professional engagement officer at Brake, said: ‘Entering the Fleet Safety Awards is a great opportunity for organisations and individuals to gain recognition and prestige for their successes in improving fleet safety, and we welcome award entries from all types of organisations to help make this year's the biggest and best event yet. We also urge industry professionals to join us for the Conference and Awards to share best practice and celebrate successes in the field of fleet safety.’ 

Fleets booking before Friday 14th March 2014 can take advantage of the early bird discount and pay £220 + VAT for Brake subscribers, £308 + VAT for non-subscribers (standard rate £275 + VAT for subscribers, £385 + VAT for non-subscribers) to attend both the conference and awards. Full details of costs for individual elements of the event are available online at www.fleetsafetyawards.com.

To book tickets and enter the awards, visit the event website at www.fleetsafetyawards.com or contact Brake on 01484 559909 or [email protected] for more information.

To see a full list of last year's Award winners, click here.

For more of the latest industry news, click here.

Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for 16 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day. As Business Editor, Natalie ensures the group websites and newsletters are updated with the latest news.