Distracted driving is an issue for all commercial fleets and something everyone should be concerned about. One of the three types of distractions is cognitive distraction – when your mind wanders away from the task of driving. Unlike manual and visual distractions, where you are physically distracted from driving, you may not even realise you’re […]
As asked in last week’s blog, what is normal? While dealing with schedule changes, load changes and route changes, drivers are continually asked to do more and remain vigilant in every detail of their complicated job. That’s why it’s more important than ever to ensure drivers stay focused and not distracted when on the road […]
What is “normal?” Ideally, it’s the life we lived prior to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, with so much up in the air, what will normal look like after the pandemic for commercial fleets? Will it vary from county to county and city to city as our country slowly awakens from its current state? Most importantly, […]
In recent decades health and safety (H&S) legislation and practice has come on apace. However, there is still a startling disconnect between the very careful H&S best practice most companies enforce on their premises and the lack of risk awareness or fleet risk management on the roads.
According to the Freight Transport Association, the shortage of professional drivers is going to worsen considerably as many EU27 drivers leave the UK, and new drivers may face challenging skills-based immigration tests.