The use of hand-held phones whilst driving has been prohibited since 2003, and 2017 saw the introduction of harsher penalties aimed to further deter motorists from using a hand-held device. Friday, March 25th, 2022, will see existing mobile phones rules strengthened. These new regulations will aim to crack down on drivers who use their mobile […]Read More New Mobile Phone Laws
Number plates in the UK are issued twice a year and are in a format that includes 2 numerical characters that show the year of registration, e.g AB02CDE, vehicle registered March 2002. As of the 1st March 2022, all newly registered vehicles will be given a 22 tag, with vehicles registered 1st September 2022 given […]Read More New vehicle registration plates 2022
Stay safe in the downpour According to the RAC, the number of breakdowns they have reported to them in wet weather increases tremendously. Road traffic accidents are far more likely to occur when it’s raining, due to the distracting and slippery nature of the road. When the road is wet, it becomes much more slippery. […]Read More Driving In Wet Weather
Following review, the Highway Code has introduced a risk-based hierarchy of road users, which ultimately aims to improve the safety of pedestrians, cyclists, and horse riders, by giving drivers the responsibility of keeping these road users safe when they are using the highway. Statistically, the road users who are most likely to be injured in […]Read More New Highway Code Rules
We can work alongside you to ensure that your drivers are properly licenced, profiled, trained and equipped, and that the right culture is embedded in your business, setting new norms of behaviour. Fleet Risk Management service provider since 2002, part of Towergate Client Services Nationwide, dedicated, professional team of Fleet ADI* Assessors with experience to […]Read More Who are Safedrive?
With more drivers on the road than ever before, and a frighteningly high level of crash for cash claims being reported, it’s never been so important to monitor your drivers’ skills. Many drivers have points and penalties on their licence. This can be a warning sign that links to poor driving discipline or even dangerous […]Read More Fleet Risk Management – Why?
Check your Driving Licence now to avoid a possible £1000 fine HUNDREDS of driving licences could have expired which could mean you may face a fine of up to £1,000. Following the first wave of coronavirus, drivers were given 11 months extension on license cards which would have expired between 01/02/20 – 31/12/20. The extension […]Read More Is your Driving Licence Card Valid?
During the month of Ramadan, which in 2021 will last from 12/13 April to 12/13 May, many Muslims will fast each day between sunrise and sunset, and perform additional prayers and other religious duties. Employers should be aware of the potential effects on employees of not eating or drinking during the day, combined with a […]Read More Consideration for Muslim employees during Ramadan
SAFEDRIVE’S ‘COMPLETE’ GREY FLEET MANAGEMENT SOLUTION ‘A grey fleet vehicle is one owned and driven by an employee for business purposes. The employee is reimbursed on a pence per mile basis for using their private vehicle on business journeys. Vehicles used by employees under cash allowance schemes are considered grey fleet too’ British Vehicle Rental […]Read More SHEDDING LIGHT ON A GREY AREA
During National Lockdown 3, arrange virtual driver workshops for your drivers? Following the Government announcement, 04/01/21, Safedrive once again will not delivering face to face driver awareness courses until further notice. However, our team of dedicated Safedrive Assessors, are on hand to delivery virtual, driver behavior workshops, where drivers can take part in the interactive […]Read More Virtual Driver Safety Workshops