One in four company drivers “at risk from employers’ failures to protect them”

Driving for Better Business have created an interactive Driving for Work Policy Builder to help fleet-using companies better address their legal responsibilities. More than a quarter of UK firms recently surveyed*, whose employees drive for work, have no policy, and more than a quarter have not reviewed their policy in the past three years. Driving […]

Mineral Products Association joins Driving for Better Business

The Mineral Products Association (MPA) has partnered with National Highways’ Driving for Better Business (DfBB) scheme, reinforcing the industry’s ongoing commitments to road safety. The move means that the MPA – whose members collectively transport more than one million tonnes of construction materials every day – joins a growing number of UK organisations taking the […]

Highways Heroes and Driving for Better Business launch White Knight Award

Highways Heroes has announced a new award for this year’s ceremony, the White Knight Award Delivered in partnership with Driving for Better Business the award will be given to a non supply chain partner whose actions had an undoubted impact. So what is meant by a White Knight and who should enter? In simple terms, […]

National Highways launches mobile tyre-management station

One in five breakdowns on the strategic road network (SRN) is caused by tyre failure: that’s 50,000 tyre-related breakdowns every year, and 30% of those involve commercial vehicles. Therefore National Highways has invested in the Mobile Tyre Safety Station which it has been lending to operators of major fleets. National Highways has analysed tyre breakdowns […]

AI technology secures top risk management award for VisionTrack

Video telematics specialist VisionTrack has won a prestigious What Van? Award for the Risk Management category, sponsored by Driving for Better Business. Among its many industry-leading innovations, VisionTrack has launched Notification, Analysis and Risk Assessment (NARA), an AI-powered post-analysis solution that is changing how vehicle camera footage is assessed and collisions detected. It automatically removes […]

Driving for Better Business gives tips on dangerous goods transport

Simon Turner, Campaign Manager at Driving for Better Business has issued a blog post about ensuring safety for dangerous goods transport that we thought we’d share here on Highways News. Hauliers carrying dangerous goods or chemicals are usually very aware of their legal requirements – but it’s surprising how easily the basics can be missed.  […]

Teletrac Navman in new safety initiative

Global telematics technology company Teletrac Navman has joined forces with Driving for Better Business – a government-backed National Highways scheme to improve awareness of work-related road risk, employers’ duty of care and employees’ responsibilities. They say that, by becoming delivery partners, Teletrac Navman and Driving for Better Business will work together to help create and […]

National Highways road safety programme wins Prince Michael International Road Safety Award

National Highways’ road safety Driving for Better Business campaign has won the prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. Driving for Better Business is a government-backed National Highways programme to help employers in both the private and public sectors reduce work-related road risk, control the associated costs and improve compliance with current legislation and guidance. […]


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