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Why is Fleet and Driver Risk Management important?

Why is Fleet and Driver Risk Management important? Legal compliance Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 Road Safety Act (1988) Cause or permit risk on licences Health and Safety responsibilities Duty of care to employees H&S fines rocketed since 2016 Brand risk

Key insights into the Fleet Industry May 2020

Vehicles on the roads (GB) 38.7m licenced vehicles Cars ~ 31.9m Light Good Vehicles (vans) ~ 4.1m Heavy Goods Vehicles (trucks) ~ 0.5m Motorcycles ~1.25m Bus and Coaches ~0.15m Other ~ 0.7m See https://bit.ly/3fJVSAb   New registrations in 2019 (GB)

Summary of the main laws affecting “driving for work”

This summary provides insight into the legal aspects and laws that affect “driving for work”   Laws cover the company, directors, staff and drivers Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Management of

Licence Bureau advocates businesses focus on ‘Road-Health’

Licence Bureau is advocating fleet operators and business drivers adopt a ‘road-health’ mind-set as increasing volumes of vehicles return to the UK’s roads as travel restrictions start to ease. As businesses across the UK start to ramp-up operations and road

Driver shortage and Driver CPC training for qualified drivers.

There is already a shortage of HGV drivers, and they are currently playing a crucial role in maintaining the supply of food and medicines during the current COVID-19 crisis. These drivers have to have a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC). 

Association for Driver Licence Verification (ADLV) Urges Fleets to Continue their Online Driver Checking while the Lockdown Eases

The ADLV of which Licence Bureau is a member is urging fleets to maintain frequent online checking of driving licences as the UK lockdown eases. With rapidly expanded delivery fleets on one hand and a sudden increase in returning car

Licence Bureau reinforces importance of COVID-19 Secure guidance

Licence Bureau is calling for all fleet operators and business drivers to ensure they are COVID-19 Secure and fully conversant with the UK government’s recovery strategy guidance. In line with the UK government’s guidance issued on 11 May 2020 –

£450k fine for failing to manage driver fatigue

Renown Consultants has been fined £450,000 after its failure to manage driver fatigue led to the deaths of two employees. The firm, which trades as Renown Railway Services, was found guilty of health and safety offences at Nottingham Crown Court in

Vehicle Licensing Statistics: Annual 2019

This release presents the latest statistics on licensed motor vehicles. It is part of the Vehicle Statistics series. Detailed data tables are available online. These statistics are based on administrative data held by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).

Government advice for Working Safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) in or from a Vehicle

Guidance for employers, employees and the self-employed 11 May 2020 This document sets out guidance on how to work safely. It gives practical considerations of how this can be applied in the workplace. This document is to help employers, employees

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