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Tag : Risk Management

Greater fleet dialogue on mental health needed, says FleetCheck

12 months ago / 0 comments

With around one in four people likely to be affected by a mental health problem during their lives, the subject of mental health should be featured … Read More »

Majority of fleet drivers not getting formal road risk training

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fleet drivers are missing out on formal training despite the opportunities for business to enhance their road risk management and cut costs.

Top racing driver calls on fleet drivers to ‘make the pledge’ to drive safely

2 years ago / 0 comments

VGroup International is calling on fleets to join its own employees, including top racing driver James Nash, to back Road Safety Week and ‘make the pledge’ … Read More »

Online training course for managing fleet safety launches

2 years ago / 0 comments

A new digital training course has launched to provide fleet managers and businesses with the skills to delivery and sustain a robust road safety management strategy.

The Insider: Driven to distraction

2 years ago / 0 comments

Investing in safety tech is useless without driver eduction, reckons The Insider.

6 steps to better risk management

4 years ago / 0 comments

We talk to the experts about how to minimise exposure to risk, improve driver skills and comply with duty of care regulations. By Katie Beck.

IAM Drive & Survive adds new online driver safety tool to product portfolio

7 years ago / 0 comments

“Virtual Risk Manager” (VRM) is a research-based online risk assessment, monitoring and improvement tool that has been designed by Interactive Driving Systems to enable companies to … Read More »

Free RoSPA road safety seminars target Scottish fleets

7 years ago / 0 comments

Taking place on Wednesday 14 September 14 from 9.30am-4pm at Aberdeen Douglas Hotel and on Thursday 15 September 15 from 9.30am-4pm at Chatelherault Country Park, Ferniegair, … Read More »

Number of road deaths falls to record low

7 years ago / 0 comments

The data shows that the figures for people killed in road accidents fell by 16% from 2,222 in 2009 to 1,857 in 2010. There was also … Read More »

RSA Insurance teams up with Specsavers to offer eyecare benefits

8 years ago / 0 comments

RSA customers can now benefit from the option of three eyecare packages, covering eye tests and related services. The deal also applies to fleet clients that … Read More »

Places still available for fleet safety workshop

8 years ago / 0 comments

Organised by Brake, the workshop takes place on Wednesday 15 June at the Marriott Hotel, Northampton and will include a presentation from Dr Tony Leeds of … Read More »

Brake launches campaign for regular eyesight tests for company drivers

8 years ago / 0 comments

Fleet managers can order for free the Fleet Safety Forum’s Look Sharp poster and e-guidance campaign pack, sponsored by Boots Opticians. The poster aims to help … Read More »

ING Car Lease joins Driving for Better Business campaign

8 years ago / 0 comments

Around 100 members of ING Car Lease staff regularly drive on company business. A total of 60 employees drive an allocated company car and all other … Read More »

Cars don’t lose control; drivers do, says IAM

8 years ago / 0 comments

The report, entitled "Licensed to skill: Contributory factors in accidents" presents the analysis of five years' worth of accident data, recorded by the police between 2005 … Read More »

Healthcare group says health plans can counteract cost of employee eye tests

8 years ago / 0 comments

Due to come in from this year, the new EU legislation will mean employees who drive for work will have to have their eyes tested regularly … Read More »

Pick 'n' mix training to offer multiple benefits

8 years ago / 0 comments

Initially the firm will be launching a series of 'very short and punchy' driver assessment and training modules on specific topics such as mobile phone usage, … Read More »

Online driver training take-up to grow in 2011, predicts E-Training World

8 years ago / 0 comments

So says risk management firm E-Training World, which has reported a sharp increase in the popularity of its online driver training course, which it says is … Read More »

Half of drivers risk deadly head-on crashes by overtaking at speed

8 years ago / 0 comments

Of 942 drivers surveyed, 47% admit speeding at more than 60mph to overtake on country roads at least once in the past year, with 23% confessing … Read More »

Demand for risk management to grow in 2011, says Cardinus

8 years ago / 0 comments

The firm says that continuing changes to road traffic and health and safety law will highlight the need for specialist support, particularly for private sector firms. … Read More »

Survey highlights benefits of fitting cold weather tyres in UK

8 years ago / 0 comments

The survey by traffic psychologist Adriaan Heino revealed that cars with cold weather tyres were involved in significantly less accidents during winter than those which remained … Read More »

IAM advises drivers to prepare for the cold snap

8 years ago / 0 comments

Peter Rodger, IAM chief examiner, said: 'A recent survey has found that ten out of 11 rural councils still have not managed to complete all the … Read More »

Bright lights pose glaringly obvious risk to drivers, says AA

8 years ago / 0 comments

The organisation says that glare from low sun or headlights causes more injury accidents than poor visibility due to rain, sleet, snow or fog.  Analysis of … Read More »

Calderdale Council becomes latest "business champion"

8 years ago / 0 comments

The 52 business champions are used to promote the financial, legal and moral benefits of occupational road risk management to public and private sector organisations across … Read More »

Continental Tyres survey presents some chilling stats on winter driving

8 years ago / 0 comments

The firm carried out a survey among 3,000 drivers nationwide, including company car drivers, and asked whether they will be preparing their cars to travel in … Read More »

IAM Drive & Survive urges company drivers to check tyres

8 years ago / 0 comments

As tyres have only the area of the sole of a shoe in touch with the road at any one time, the firm says it’s a … Read More »

RoSPA updates online driver risk assessment tool for fleets

8 years ago / 0 comments

Driver Profiler 20:20 is designed to assess whether someone is a low, medium or high-risk driver by measuring psychometric, demographic and behavioural factors that influence driver … Read More »

Drivers urged to check tyres for Tyre Safety Month

8 years ago / 0 comments

The campaign is being supported by RoadSafe, which is highlighting how essential tyres are to braking, accelerating and steering. Adrian Walsh, RoadSafe director, said: 'Tyres are … Read More »

Fleets must promote safer driver behaviour as well as safer driving technologies

8 years ago / 0 comments

Ms Scarr said: 'We welcome the continuing development of safety-driven vehicle technologies to assist drivers. From seat-belts through to crumple zones, airbags and now advanced driver … Read More »

New guide to managing the post collision escalation

8 years ago / 0 comments

Developed by Interactive Driving Systems, the guide covers the following areas: • Crash reporting and recording self-audit.• Fast track reporting and scene management.• Managing the media.• … Read More »

Cardinus Risk Management recognised for its e-learning courses

8 years ago / 0 comments

Brian Nimick, chief executive of IIRSM, said: ‘IIRSM is dedicated to recognising effective, qualified, education. In doing so we aim to improve safety standards in the … Read More »