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 →
Happy Together? Drivers and Cyclists working in harmony
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 →
‘Accidents don’t have to happen’
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.
Telematics – Making driving for work safer!
As with any health and safety system, the use of Telematics should be regularly evaluated and reviewed, to check that it is achieving the organisation’s aims and objectives, identifying problems that need to be resolved and improvements to be made. To get the most out of your organisation’s investment, it is essential that managers and... Continue Reading →
Reformed racer – Undercover in a speed awareness course
Now, I’m no boy racer – never have been. My car doesn’t have racing stripes, tinted windows, or bucket seats; my number plate isn’t personalised, and if it was it certainly wouldn’t read: V FA5T. So, before I started working at RoSPA, doing a speed awareness course had never really crossed my mind. Like most... Continue Reading →
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