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Tag : Brake

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

4 weeks 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

2 months 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

2 months ago / 0 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.

Brake to give keynote speech at inaugural Trakm8 fleet event

3 months ago / 0 comments

Road safety charity Brake is to provide a keynote speech on road safety for fleets at Trakm8’s forthcoming Safety and Efficiency Conference.

Drivers with poor vision to have licences revoked

3 months ago / 0 comments

Drivers who don’t pass a roadside vision test are to have their licences revoked immediately under a new police crackdown.

Benchmark your fleet safety standards with free Brake survey

3 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets are being invited to take part in Brake’s annual fleet safety survey to benchmark their own operations and help with future fleet safety initiatives.

Shortlist for 2018 Brake Fleet Safety Awards revealed

4 months ago / 1 comments

Brake has announced the shortlist for its 2018 Fleet Safety Awards, which take place on Thursday 11 October.

UK falling behind on road safety targets

6 months ago / 1 comments

The UK government is being urged to follow the EU’s lead and implement national road safety targets as latest figures show it’s one of the EU … Read More »

Government urged to hasten tougher sentencing for killer drivers

6 months ago / 0 comments

Sentencing changes that could see ‘killer’ drivers get life sentences have still not been implemented despite having been announced some eight months ago.

Free Brake webinar to tackle driver engagement

8 months ago / 0 comments

The issue of engaging at-work drivers with key road safety messages is to come under focus in a free webinar by Brake.

Brake to cover fleet benefits of active safety systems in free webinar  

9 months ago / 0 comments

The fleet benefits and challenges of active safety systems are to come under focus by an expert speaker line-up for a free Brake webinar.

Brake guidance addresses driver eyecare

10 months ago / 1 comments

Brake has published a new guide on eye health and the risk factors associated with different disorders.

Brake announces dates for 2018 Pledge fleet safety courses

10 months ago / 0 comments

Brake has once again teamed up with Arval to run its nationwide Pledge training programme to help companies improve the safety of their at-work drivers. 

2018 Brake awards to recognise latest fleet safety innovations

10 months ago / 0 comments

Fleets, both small and large, that are pioneering the way in occupational road safety are being invited to enter Brake’s 2018 UK Fleet Safety Awards.

Government to explore graduated driver licensing

10 months ago / 0 comments

A Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) system that would restrict drivers on when they could drive for two years after they pass their tests could be introduced … Read More »

2018 Brake Fleet Safety Conference to spotlight changing face of fleet risk

11 months ago / 0 comments

Brake’s 2018 Fleet Safety Conference will highlight how fleets can proactively target evolving fleet risk issues.

Free webinar on combating speeding among at-work drivers

11 months ago / 0 comments

Brake is running a free webinar for fleet managers and road safety professionals exploring how vehicle technology can be used to manage speed.  

Police embark on week-long mobile phone crackdown

11 months ago / 0 comments

Police forces across England and Wales are redoubling their efforts to catch drivers using mobile phones under a week-long campaign from today.

Fleets failing to tackle driver distraction

11 months ago / 0 comments

A large number of fleets are still not taking action on driver distraction despite the fact that it’s a factor in a significant number of crashes.

RAC Foundation presses need for accident investigation branch

12 months ago / 0 comments

The RAC Foundation has published new research that echoes calls for a road accident investigation branch.

Industry disagrees whether tougher mobile phone penalties are working

12 months ago / 0 comments

Brake and the RAC have expressed differing opinions over whether a fall in the number of drivers receiving points for illegal mobile phone use is the … Read More »

A fifth of trauma admissions down to road collisions

1 year ago / 0 comments

Road collisions responsible for a fifth of trauma admissions to hospitals, according to new research revealed by Brake as it calls for more action on speeding.

C-Class and Superb named joint winners of ACFO Fleet Car of the Year title

1 year ago / 0 comments

ACFO has announced the winners of its annual awards with Skoda and Licence Bureau both making it onto the winners’ rostrum for the first time.

Brake offers essential crisis response training for Scottish employers

1 year ago / 0 comments

Executive management, HR professionals and fleet management personnel are invited by Brake, the road safety charity, to attend an essential crisis response training course.

Fleets offered free resources on cutting speeding for UK Road Safety Week

1 year ago / 0 comments

Employers can receive free resources on tackling speeding, including case studies, by signing up to this year’s UK Road Safety Week.

‘Smart Crossing’ tech could help protect pedestrians and drivers

1 year ago / 0 comments

New ‘Smart Crossing’ technology that could help make pedestrians, cyclists & drivers safer and more aware of each other has been unveiled in London.

eDriving Fleet’s Dr Will Murray awarded prestigious posthumous award

1 year ago / 0 comments

eDriving Fleet’s research director Dr Will Murray, who passed away suddenly last year, has been recognised for his dedication to road safety.

Changes in reporting methodologies only partly explain rising road casualties, says Brake

1 year ago / 0 comments

Although changes in the way police forces record road casualty and collision data is partly to blame for increases in road casualty statistics, more action is … Read More »

Brake reveals winners of 2017 Fleet Safety Awards

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fleets including British Gas and Bibby Distribution have scooped top titles in this year’s Brake Fleet Safety Awards.

Brake to run free webinar on identifying at-risk drivers

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fleets looking for more information on how to investigate crashes and identify at-risk drivers are being invited to register for a free webinar.