The idea that ‘accidents don’t have to happen’ underpins all of our work, none more so than fleet safety. It’s estimated that 95% of road accidents are due to human error. Some of these are due to faulty mechanics, but the overwhelming majority are down to the driver.
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Why should YOU come along to the 2019 RoSPA Road Safety Conference? Here are just six of the reasons why…
The nights are drawing in, and driving in the dark is part of everyday life. The problem is that whether it’s morning or not, driving in the dark reduces your ability to judge and estimate speed and distance and to assess accurately the position of oncoming traffic. Plus, your body naturally slows down at night... Continue Reading →
Motorways are the safest type of road, but also the least forgiving, due to their higher speeds. Dangerous situations develop quickly; vehicles travel much further before drivers even start to react. If you drive too close to the vehicle in front, or forget to use your mirrors before moving out, it could be disastrous. So... Continue Reading →
Driving requires your full concentration all of the time. Trying to do something else while driving will distract you, slow your reactions and make a crash more likely. So what are the main distractions we encounter when behind the wheel and how can you steer clear of them… Mobile Phones Using a handheld or... Continue Reading →
It is illegal and dangerous to drive a vehicle that is overloaded or has an insecure load.As the driver, you are responsible for ensuring that any load you carry is legal and safe, even if it was loaded by another person. Make sure the vehicle is not overloaded (check the handbook for the maximum weight).... Continue Reading →
Our #OSHtober inforgraphic contains 10 top tips on how to ensure you stay within the speed limit. Throughout #OSHtober we will be providing you with tips and advice on how to ensure you drive safely for work. You can also keep up to date with all the latest safety news by signing up to... Continue Reading →