Companies have been honoured for working hard to reduce road crashes involving at-work drivers during Brake’s Fleet Safety Awards 2014.
Winners were announced at a prestigious gala dinner held yesterday (Thursday 5 June) at St John’s Hotel in Solihull, Birmingham. The awards, sponsored by Arval, were attended by nearly 300 guests – the highest attendance rate ever. Generous donations, including silent auction bids and raffle ticket sales, raised more than £8,000 for Brake.
Big winners on the night were MiX Telematics, Ocado, and Travis Perkins who all picked up two awards each. Individual awards went to Ocado fleet training and development manager Neil Shaw (Road Risk Manager of the Year) and Travis Perkins group transport risk manager Rachel Downs (Best Newcomer to Road Risk Management). The prestigious Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety went to AlcoSense founder and CEO Hunter Abbott. More details below.
The 2014 Fleet Safety Award winners are:
Road Risk Manager of the Year Award, sponsored by Licence Bureau: Neil Shaw (Ocado Ltd)
Company Driver Safety Award (small fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster: Castrol Lubricants
Company Driver Safety Award (medium fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster: Ocado Ltd
Company Driver Safety Award (large fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster: Travis Perkins
Eco Fleet Award, sponsored by Optimum Fleet: Tristar Worldwide Chauffeur Services
Fleet Safety Analysis and Action Award, sponsored by ARI Fleet UK: E.ON UK
Fleet Safety Innovation Award (operator), sponsored by Castrol: Mitie
Fleet Safety Innovation Award (supplier), sponsored by Castrol: MiX Telematics
Fleet Safety Partnership Award, sponsored by Trimble: BT and Interactive Driving Systems
Fleet Safety Product Award, sponsored by QBE: MiX Telematics
Road Safety in the Community Award, sponsored by Ocado: Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Safe Vehicles Award, sponsored by Road Haulage Association: Speedy Asset Services
Best Newcomer to Road Risk Management, sponsored by Specsavers: Rachel Downs (Travis Perkins)