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This edcar icon 205ition of Training in a Nutshell brings you something different and exciting. Instead of looking at one of our workplace training course, we’re going to be giving you the lowdown on our brand new Driver Profiler tool which launches today (19th June):

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We have all been there, you get your exam results and they are not quite what you wanted. Do you sit around and moan? Do you go through all the hassle again? Alternativelymobile-telephone, do you move on and look to improve yourself?

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Spring is in air, evenings are getting lighter and days are getting warmer. If you’re a driver, you’re probably happy that there are no more dark mornings spent defrosting that car or black ice patches to avoid, but the new season brings with it fresh dangers.road

Here are a few important things you need to need to know to help you stay safe on the roads.

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Winter is on its way, and with it come the most treacherous driving conditions of the year.  Drivers need to take into account anything from frost to heavy snow. So, we’ve put together a handy myth busting guide to give you some top winter driving tips – offering advice on skidding, snow, fog and much more.  (more…)

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black cloudOne of the fundamental skills of anyone responsible for fleet safety management is the ability to connect and engage with drivers in order to promote driver safety and wellbeing. However, all too often line managers are catapulted into running a fleet from another part of the business, and as a result end up focussing on productivity and efficiency rather than health and safety. In this special post, we explore the steps line managers can take to fine-tune their behavioural safety skill set and keep their drivers safe… (more…)

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car_toy“All of a sudden a car came from nowhere!” – Sound familiar? Car crashes happen every day in every country in the world, and we often insist on blaming external factors. However, the reality is that it’s often us at fault. In fact, it’s estimated that 95 per cent of crashes are actually due to human error. The other 5 per cent can be split between mechanical failure (which doesn’t include a worn tyre or faulty brakes, as that still counts as human error!) and something that could not have been prevented or predicted, such as a tree falling across the road. In this blog we are going to explore the reasons why human error is such a major cause of road crashes, and how adapting our behaviour can prevent them from happening… (more…)

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Processed by: Helicon Filter;As most of you will be aware, a Fleet Risk Audit refers to the process of gathering work related road safety information and then acting upon it. While this might sound fairly simple, the difficult part for many organisations is maintaining a record or paper trail of all of the steps taken that demonstrate how compliance with legal and internal obligations have actually been achieved. This is important, as apart from the clear ethical case for addressing the road safety issue, there’s also a legal requirement to act. With that in mind, this blog examines how conducting a Fleet Risk Audit can save you money and protect your senior managers, line managers, front line drivers and other road users, not to mention the brand image and reputation of your organisation…

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