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Tag : Brake

British Gas and DriveTech on shortlist for Brake fleet awards

2 months ago / 0 comments

Brake has revealed the shortlist for its 2021 UK Fleet Champions Awards, including both fleet operators and fleet risk management providers.

Free webinar to help fleets curb drug driving

4 months ago / 0 comments

Road safety charity Brake is organising a free hour-long webinar for fleet professionals, addressing the issue of drug-impaired driving.

Safer journey planning under focus in free road safety webinar

5 months ago / 0 comments

The subject of how to plan safer journeys by focusing on driver behaviour is to come under the spotlight in a free Global Fleet Champions webinar.

Driver stress on the increase following a year of lockdown

6 months ago / 0 comments

Stress and anger behind the wheel has increased since the first national lockdown, with drivers admitting negative moods are affecting their driving behaviour.

Entries open for Brake’s UK Fleet Champions Awards 2021

7 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets can now enter for Brake’s UK Fleet Champions Awards 2021, which recognise those fleet operators, suppliers, manufacturers and individuals at the forefront of fleet safety.

Brake webinar to teach crisis management skills

7 months ago / 0 comments

An upcoming event by Brake will teach fleet and HR managers best practice methods for responding to serious road crashes.

Drink driving deaths at highest level in a decade

8 months ago / 0 comments

Drink drive fatalities have reached their highest level in a decade, prompting renewed calls for the legal alcohol limit to be lowered.

Brake webinar to spotlight risks from speeding drivers

8 months ago / 0 comments

A free webinar is being run for fleets to help them deal with the risks posed by driver speed.

Brake reveals 2020 UK Fleet Champions Awards winners

10 months ago / 0 comments

Fleet operators and suppliers have been recognised for their work to improve the safety of at-work drivers at Brake’s annual UK Fleet Champions Awards.

One in five UK drivers have driven at 100mph+ on UK roads

10 months ago / 0 comments

The “grossly excessive” speeds of some drivers have been revealed in new figures published by Brake for Road Safety Week.

Fleets get on board with Road Safety Week 2020

11 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets including Royal Mail Group are once again taking part in Road Safety Week to demonstrate their commitment to road safety to staff, customers and local … Read More »

Trakm8 and Autoglass to run webinar for Brake’s Road Safety Week

11 months ago / 0 comments

Trakm8 has joined forces with Autoglass to host a joint webinar for Brake’s Road Safety Week 2020.

Drivers to be banned from any hand-held mobile phone usage

11 months ago / 1 comments

The Government is to make it illegal to use hand-held phones in any way – including just touching them – under planned new legislation due from … Read More »

Government must press on with reforms to support active travel, says Brake

12 months ago / 0 comments

The Government is being urged to accelerate work to advance active travel take-up on the back of trends seen in lockdown.

Motorists want camera-based technology to catch drivers using phones

12 months ago / 0 comments

Nearly eight in 10 (79%) motorists now want to see camera technology introduced to catch drivers illegally using phones behind the wheel.

Brake podcasts to share solutions on safe and healthy roads

12 months ago / 0 comments

Brake has gone live with a series of podcasts exploring how we might reach Vision Zero, where no one is killed or seriously injured on roads.

Latest crash statistics reveal no improvement in UK road deaths

1 year ago / 0 comments

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is calling for the Government to lead driving down death and injury on UK roads after a … Read More »

Zero-tolerance approach needed to tackle drink- and drug-driving

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fleet managers should take a zero-tolerance approach to tackle drink- and drug-driving in fleets, says new guidance from Global Fleet Champions campaign.

Decisive action needed to tackle repeat drink-drive offenders, says Brake

2 years ago / 0 comments

More than 5,000 drivers have been caught drink-driving on more than one occasion in the past four years, leading Brake to call for “decisive” action to … Read More »

Brake to give advice on protecting vulnerable road users in free webinar

2 years ago / 0 comments

Brake is running a free webinar that provides expert information and advice on protecting vulnerable road users.

Brake extends deadline for entering its 2019 Fleet Safety Awards

2 years ago / 0 comments

The deadline for entering Brake’s 2019 Fleet Safety Awards, co-sponsored by DRiiVE WiTH Matrix, has been extended to Friday, 14 June 2019. Fleet operators and suppliers … Read More »

Government urged to legislate on fleet road safety standards

2 years ago / 0 comments

Road safety campaigners are calling on the Government to legislate to encourage higher road safety standards from UK businesses through a number of mandatory measures.

DEFRA and FORS to speak at Brake’s UK Fleet Safety Conference 2019

2 years ago / 0 comments

Brake has announced the speaker line-up for its Fleet Safety Conference 2019, which will see fleet experts, including from DEFRA and FORS, share best practice in managing … Read More »

Brake reschedules seminar on fatigue management for fleets

2 years ago / 0 comments

Brake has announced new details for its seminar on managing driver fatigue among fleets.

Brake seminar to cover fatigue management for fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

Brake is to run a seminar advising fleets on the issue of driver fatigue and how to deal with it.

Brake Fleet Safety Conference to highlight safety best practice  

3 years ago / 0 comments

Brake has announced details of its 2019 Fleet Safety Conference, which will take place this spring and enable fleet managers and suppliers to share best practice … Read More »

Brake launches Global Fleet Champions to tackle safety and sustainability

3 years ago / 0 comments

Brake has launched a new campaign that enables fleets of any size, anywhere to prevent crashes and reduce pollution caused by vehicles used for work purposes.

Four out of five fleets don’t have vulnerable road user policies

3 years ago / 0 comments

Fleets are being urged to develop vulnerable road user policies as new research finds out that only a fifth (20%) of organisations have specific policies in … Read More »

Free Brake webinar to explore benefits of sustainable travel for fleets

3 years ago / 0 comments

Brake is running a free webinar tomorrow (17 October) to explore some of the different travel options available to individuals and fleet managers and the potential … Read More »

Royal Mail Group wins big at Brake Fleet Safety Awards

3 years ago / 1 comments

Brake has revealed the winners of this year’s Fleet Safety Awards, which saw end-user fleets and service firms recognised for their work.