Building resilience: Online Driving Courses

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 →

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 →

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 →

Protecting our most precious cargo on the road: Children

The following is a guest post from Britax Römer, who were the headline sponsors of the recent RoSPA Road Safety Conference. With over 50 years’ experience in child car seat safety, Britax Römer offers guidance in keeping children safe when travelling on the road, by answering the following commonly asked questions: Should I choose a... Continue Reading →

Get your business on its bike

The UK has undergone something of a cycling revolution in recent years. The London Olympics and the continued global success of the likes of Laura Kenny, Chris Froome and Geraint Thomas has encouraged more and more of us to get on two wheels. This trend is likely to increase as more cities introduce Clean Air... Continue Reading →

Is your journey really necessary?

In October 2004, we teamed up with TV host Noel Edmonds and the Department for Transport, to launch the ‘Meeting without Moving Foundation’. Edmonds, who had long been a big fan of the use of remote communications in his business ventures, called on the meetings industry to recognise that unnecessary travel was costly, irresponsible, undesirable... Continue Reading →

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