Energy Saving Trust – Eco Driver Training from £25 per Driver

We’re pleased to announce that we are able to   offer specialised eco-driving training to our clients from £25 per driver. This training is approved by the Energy Saving Trust and delivered by one of our  EST Approved Safedrive Assessors. Driving is expensive; it’s estimated the average UK driver spends around £3,500 per year* just to […]

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February 16, 2020

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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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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

Online Driver Profiling

Training is a vital part of managing a motor fleet – but sometimes, it’s hard to find the time to send drivers out for assessment. Having drivers out on the road and a busy workload means that sometimes, you simply can’t afford for them to be out for a day. Luckily, Safedrive have the solution […]

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April 16, 2017

Blind Spots – Raising Awareness

We all know them – those spots around the vehicle where you just can’t see. Even with additional mirrors, which were brought in as standard for HGVs in 2009, there are still several large blind spots around your average vehicle. As part of our new video series, we carried out some visibility tests with a […]

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February 16, 2017

Road Safety Week 2016: Make the Pledge

Today marks the final day of 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 Make the Pledge – and they’re challenging drivers, passengers and other road users to follow six […]

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November 16, 2016

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Tyre Safety Month 2016

    Take a moment to consider the tyres on your vehicle. Do you know how worn down they are? When did you last check the pressure? Are they under/over inflated, damaged, or punctured?   More than 1 in 4 British motorists only change their tyres when they are already classed as illegal. This means […]

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October 26, 2016

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