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 →
Part 2: Cyclists As a cyclist it’s easy to feel like you’re being sinned against. You’ve got to get to work by 9, you’ve got an important delivery to make or maybe you just want to get home to your family. The last thing you want is inconsiderate motorists hindering your progress and potentially causing... Continue Reading →
Throughout 2019, we'll be blogging with quick and easy tips for everyone who drives for work. Helping you and your fleet stay safe on the roads. First up, we've got a two part look at how both cyclists and drivers can share the road safely... Part one: Drivers You encounter them on most of your... Continue Reading →
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.
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 →
Remember when you were learning to drive and you had to identify number plates on other cars? When was the last time you tried to do it? If you’re a driver, it is vital to have regular eye tests. As we get older, eyesight can deteriorate. Aside from being a hazard to both yourself and... Continue Reading →