Mobile Phones

The directors behind the video for Pharrell Williams’ hit song Happy have teamed up with THINK! for its latest road safety campaign, aimed at cutting the numbers of people killed or injured by drivers using mobile phones. Following the March THINK! campaign, awareness of the penalties increased by 89%, and 47% of those that had […]

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GOOD NEWS – DRIVER CPC AT YOUR PREMISES

Safedrive are able to offer Driver CPC at your premises* Training on site for between 6 – 10 drivers – at a reasonable rate. If you have a team of drivers or if you have a group of associates that you can gather together this would be a perfect way to gain some of your […]

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September 10, 2018

The Invisible Cyclist

  You’d think that things we see infrequently would be the things that would grab our attention, wouldn’t you? You might think that – but it isn’t true. Things we see infrequently are the things we most often miss – that’s why airport baggage screeners often miss guns and doctors often miss tumours on X-rays. […]

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August 11, 2018

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Driving while Dehydrated – As bad as Drunk Driving?

  Listen to any weather update this week and you’ll hear it – another heatwave is coming to the UK, with expected highs of over 30 degrees. This year the UK has already experienced some of the hottest weather in over 30 years, and with it came the usual onslaught of warnings relating to driving, […]

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August 7, 2018

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The Importance of Licence Checking

When running a fleet, it can seem next to impossible to keep track of your drivers’ information. Checking which drivers have licences that are expired or need updating, or those that may have points or disqualifications can often seem like a monumental task. This is particularly true for larger fleets that may have dozens, or […]

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June 30, 2018

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Brake : Road Safety Week 2017

    20th  – 24th November marks the BRAKE Charity’s Road Safety Week campaign. This annual campaign involves a number of events at schools and businesses across the country. Each year, BRAKE picks out a theme for the campaign. This year, that’s Speed Down Save Lives – and they’re challenging drivers, passengers and other road users […]

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November 16, 2017

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Vehicle Checks – Vans

If you drive regularly, then no doubt you’ve seen plenty of vehicles that are less than roadworthy. Broken wing mirrors, shattered brake lights, and flat-looking tyres are all obvious signs of a poorly kept vehicle. While it’s expected that a company will maintain their vehicles correctly, the ultimate responsibility for checking a van lies with […]

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July 14, 2017

Parental Role Model

    The truth is that your kids learn more from your behaviour than you think they do.   Positive role modelling by parents of 5-12 year olds has the potential to have a huge influence on their child’s future driving behaviour. It’s important to try and set a positive example when driving – practicing […]

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May 21, 2017

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New Speeding Fines – 24/04/17

Drivers caught speeding will soon face stricter penalties and much higher fines, based on what they earn. From April 24, 2017, new rules will come into place in the UK, which could mean offenders could now be charged up to 175% of their weekly income. In the UK, the current penalty for speeding is a £100 fine […]

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April 21, 2017

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