Risk

Five reasons why Health and Safety and the driving task go together

Reason One: Employers, and employees, have defined legal health and safety responsibilities Under the Health and Safety Act 1974 in Great Britain, every business must operate a health and safety system. If you have fewer than five employees, you don’t have to write down your health and safety policy, but you must still have one. […]

Route Optimisation Transport Planning – Question and Answer Webinar

As this new year begins, have you had a chance to reflect on how you are managing your “Route Optimisation Transport Planning?” And it’s effect on: Wellbeing of drivers Reducing route risk Environment and EV shift – optimizing electric fleets Maximising headroom – reaching more customers with your current resources De-carbonisation, reducing fuel consumption Sustainable […]

2021 Road Risk Manager of the Year as sponsored by Licence Bureau

It’s Licence Bureau’s great pleasure to announce that the winner of this year’s Road Risk Manager of the Year Award is Kieren Tickner from Openreach for his unwavering commitment to reducing road risk for Openreach’s 33,000 drivers. Kieren works with countless managers on a one-to-one basis, educating them on how to manage road risk and […]

Get your free tickets for the 2021 Health and Safety Event. 7-9th September at the NEC

Please come along and talk to us about your end to end driver risk management with Continuum from Licence Bureau on stand F90 – Hall 4. The Health and Safety Event entry is free. Simply register here for your free ticket. Can’t make the show but would like to see a demonstration of Continuum from Licence […]

Drink driving taking stock, moving forward

Tackling drink driving is often cited as a major road safety success story. Since the link between alcohol consumption and traffic collision risk was first established in 1964, drink drive casualties have greatly reduced and public attitudes changed fundamentally. In the UK, this is attributed to long-term public education and awareness campaigns, backed by a […]

What kills most on the roads?

This analysis by PACTS, of road deaths in Great Britain in 2019, shows the danger associated with different modes of transport and the total deaths involved with travel by each mode. The coronavirus pandemic and the climate crisis have shown the need, the possibility and the public desire to reset the transport agenda. The government […]

TTC Group (Licence Bureau’s parent company) and Collision Management Systems deliver breakthrough in fleet driver safety

TTC Group (Licence Bureau’s parent company) and Collision Management Systems Ltd (CMS) have partnered to create a world-first for fleet driver safety. Combining CMS’s telematics data aggregation technology with TTC’s driver risk management solution via its new Continuum Dynamic Data Engine, the initiative provides managers and users with a real-time, personalised driver risk management programme. […]

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 Driver safety benefits Less collisions and associated costs Happier staff, lower turnover Corporate and Social […]

£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 March. It was also ordered to pay £300,000 in court costs. The case was brought […]

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 and the self-employed in the UK understand how to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]