From 26 October 2020, all HGVs more than 12 tonnes (GVW) entering or operating in Greater London will need to hold a valid HGV Safety Permit. The HGV Safety Permit scheme will cover Greater London and be in operation 24 hours a day, every day of the year. Applying is free of charge, but vehicles […]Read More London TfL – DVS2020
Whilst drivers’ hours regulations are a well-established means of cutting the risk of truck drivers falling asleep at the wheel, those regulations take little account of the ‘body clock’ and that at certain times of the day, drivers can come over sleepy even though they have adhered to the regulations. More worrying still is the […]Read More DYING FOR A SLEEP?
Safedrive offer Driver CPC at your premises* for up to 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 Driver CPC hours. Our courses are all 7hr […]Read More DRIVER CPC AT YOUR PREMISES – Are your drivers up to date?
Towergate Insurance – Motor Division ( Safedrive) Towergate Insurance – Motor Division have long been serving the insurance needs of businesses dependent on commercial vehicle for their livelihoods – from single vehicle owner drivers to those operating fleets of any size, type or composition. Driven by a risk management approach, delivered by a team with […]Read More FORS – Associate
As an extension to our popular advanced/defensive driving courses, Safedrive offers a bespoke winter driving course, which is available all year round, but is particularly popular from the months of September to February. Our winter driving course is designed to help company become safer, more skilful drivers in adverse weather conditions, which are found in […]Read More Extreme Weather Driving
The deadline for Driver CPC has passed and all the drivers who completed the required 35hrs will have received their DQC cards. If you haven’t and you believe that you have done all the required hours then you must register to check your hours and see where you are at and chase what you believe […]Read More Driver CPC – do you know the facts?
Are you having trouble finding a gift for a car-loving friend or family member? They love driving, along with all the gadgets and upgrades that come with it. But what can you give them that will link to their love of the road? Have you considered a dashcam? If you’ve ever been involved in a […]Read More The perfect gift for drivers
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 […]Read More Mobile Phones
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. […]Read More The Invisible Cyclist