In the UK, one of the few growth sectors during the COVID-19 pandemic has been transportation services and in particular, food delivery. By the end of March 2020, revenue in the UK online groceries delivery segment was up by 11.5 % compared with Jan-March in the previous year. Despite the amount of traffic on our... Continue Reading →
Staying safe on the road in a gig economy
If you’ve ever driven a car or ridden a motorcycle on a short-term contract, chances are you’ve participated in the gig economy. In fact, millions of adults in the UK are now participants in the system as drivers and riders, whether they’re aware of it or not. But how can you and other road users... Continue Reading →
How does Santa stay safe at Christmas?
Delivering millions of gifts around the world is a complex and difficult task, even for Santa. Consider for a moment the impossibly short time he has to deliver these presents, coupled with the fact he has eight flying reindeer to manage along the way, it’s also a journey filled with many health and safety issues.... Continue Reading →
The silent killer: driver fatigue
Experiencing fatigue at work, home or the road can massively increase your chances of being in a fatal or serious accident. With the darker nights and colder weather upon us, you are more likely to feel tired when going about your daily routine. Fatigue and road accidents Falling asleep at the wheel is a more... Continue Reading →
Managing the risk of ‘grey fleet’
With the growing trend for online shopping, next-day delivery and the retail/hospitality experience showing no signs of slowing down, businesses frequently need to recruit extra staff to meet increased demand (particularly in the run up to Christmas). A major national newspaper has reported that approximately 250,000 temporary positions will be on offer over the festive... Continue Reading →
Meet the Winners: Clarion Response Ltd
In our latest ‘Meet the Winners’ blog post, we spoke to Ian Hutchinson, Health, Safety & Compliance Officer at Clarion Response who achieved a Gold Medal Fleet Award in 2019. Read on to find out why year after year, Clarion continue to enter our prestigious awards….
Get ahead – become a motorcycle instructor
The riding training market can be a tricky one to stand out in. There are lots of options and it can be tough to choose the right one. RoSPA's Diploma in Motorcycle Instructor Training really stands out from the crowd. It enables you to apply to join the voluntary Enhanced Rider Scheme, entitling you to... Continue Reading →
Taylor-made driver training
In our latest blog post, RoSPA CEO Errol Taylor reflects on taking his advanced driving test. What a huge sense of relief! After a few weeks of re-reading the Highway Code and trying to unlearn various bad habits, it was wonderful to hear the examiner pronounce “that was a gold grade drive” and to realise... Continue Reading →
How to effectively manage fleet safety
For many of us driving is the most dangerous workplace activity we undertake, but do you and your business prioritise fleet safety?
Drive into a cost saving future
Fleet operators like you have a wide range of options to manage risk, take a look at our new video explaining how we can help:
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