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Your drivers, your duty of care.

Your drivers, your duty of care.   Driver trainers regularly meet van drivers who are not aware of the differing speed limits these vehicles have compared to a car, some seem to assume that because you can drive them having only passed the car driving test all vehicles that fall in the B category have […]

The effects of Hay fever medicines for drivers

The effects of Hay fever medicines for drivers As many are probably aware we are now into the hay fever season, so out comes the hay fever medicine, So what type are you employees takin? If it’s not labelled as “non drowsy”  then your staff could be putting themselves at risk from driving under the […]

Helping your drivers recover confidence after an accident.

Helping your drivers recover confidence after an accident.   Many businesses employ drivers, or require employees to drive as part of their jobs, and most employers will be aware that they have a duty of care under Health and Safety regulations both for the drivers and for other road users. It makes sound economic sense […]

Reduce your business costs with an eco-driving course

Reduce your business costs with an eco-driving course Ecodriving is energy-efficient driving and for businesses that have a large fleet of vehicles investing in driver training can reduce not only fuel bills by up to 10% per week but also reduces the cost of wear and tear on vehicles. It takes just under one hour […]

Driving under the influence of drugs is not only about illegal substances

Driving under the influence of drugs is not only about illegal substances In March 2015 a new offence of driving under the influence of drugs “in concentrations above a specified limit” was added to the Road Traffic Act 1988. The new offence includes not only illegal substances but also some legal medicinal drugs, including morphine-based […]

Your risk of a DVT

Your risk of DVT   Hello there – you may wonder what a deckchair has to do with driving but did you know……….. that a blood clot in your leg is called a deep vein thrombosis or DVT and they were known from the world wars as deck chair leg as people used to sleep […]

Will you be safe to drive after your flight?

With peak holiday season coming up there are likely to be many people driving on the roads who have just disembarked from a flight. Often return flights arrive in the late evening or early morning and while the drive from the airport to home may only be a couple of hours, many people don’t factor […]

Summer festival season – employers take note!

Summer festival season – employers take note! Those who employ drivers, whether it is a delivery or sales team or employees who must drive to visit clients or suppliers, generally know they have a duty of care under Health and Safety legislation to ensure those drivers are in a fit state to drive. They are […]