SafeDriving

Transaid to launch driver training initiative in Uganda

June 30, 2014
Transaid to launch driver training initiative in Uganda

International development charity Transaid is expanding its successful Professional Driver Training Project (PDTP) into its third country, after the programme successfully increased standards of commercial driver training methods in Zambia and Tanzania.

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Truckers get dashboard dining warning

June 12, 2014
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It’s a fact. Eating or drinking while driving is nearly as dangerous as using a mobile device – whether handheld or hands-free – and greatly increases a driver’s risk of being in or causing a collision. This is according to new data released by Lytx Europe Ltd., a global leader in delivering driver safety and…

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Fleet operators believe technology could end speeding

May 1, 2014
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Most fleet operators are convinced technology could bring an end to speeding, a poll on the comparison website TrackCompare.co.uk has revealed.

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Driver First Assist talks road safety at CV Show

April 16, 2014
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Driver First Assist, a not-for-profit road safety initiative which seeks to reduce road fatalities through incident first-on-scene training, will be exhibiting on stand 5H143 at this year’s CV Show from April 21st – 1st May.

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FTA urges drivers to take care on NI roads

January 14, 2014

The Freight Transport Association in Northern Ireland is calling on road users to take extra care on the roads following a spate of road fatallities since the New Year.

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Driven to distraction !

November 18, 2013
Driven to distraction !

As 2013 Road Safety Week was launched today (18 November) – the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has supported the national campaign by voicing the importance to drivers to stay focussed and not be distracted by the phone when behind the wheel.

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Fleetmatics promotes Safe Driving

October 1, 2013
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Fleetmatics, one of the leading global providers of fleet management solutions for small and medium-sized businesses, has developed a ‘Driving Style’ reporting feature to promote safe driving for its customers.

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New vehicle safety app launched

September 24, 2013
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Technology company, Tranzaura has launched a new mobile application that provides the latest in Electronic Driver Vehicle Safety Checks for all vehicle types in the transport industry.

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RHA talking to cyclists on making roads safer

September 12, 2013
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Rob Flello MP, Chair of the Parliamentary Freight Transport Group, will be at the launch of the Isle of Wight Festival of Cycling on Saturday 14th September with the Road Haulage Association talking with cyclists about how our roads can be made safer for all users.

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Plans to tackle HGV safety in London

September 4, 2013
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Transport Minister, Stephen Hammond, London Mayor, Boris Johnson, and London’s Transport Commissioner, Sir Peter Hendy CBE, have announced a series of measures to improve cycle safety in London.

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Keltbray supports Exchanging Places cycling safety event

September 3, 2013

Keltbray, which is a UK leader in specialist engineering, construction and decommissioning services, is supporting the Exchanging Places cycling safety event in Old Palace Yard, London, where the 10,000th cyclist to participate in the scheme will take a seat in Keltbray’s HGV to get a better understanding of driver blind spots and safe behaviour around…

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FTA welcomes commitment to road safety

June 6, 2013

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has broadly welcomed today’s publication of Transport for London’s (TfL) Road Safety Action Plan for London, saying that industry strongly supports the Mayor’s commitment to road safety.

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