Driving for Better Business

Safedrive is now officially a Delivery Partner with Driving for Better Business, the Government-backed National Highways programme helping employers reduce Work-Related Road Risk. Working with the National Highways Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention Team, Driving for Better Business has produced a series of driver information online modules to assist van drivers and fleet operators in dispelling […]

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November 23, 2022

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Driving while dehydrated

Scientists at Loughborough University carried out a number of tests on drivers who were suffering from some level of dehydration. Shockingly, what they found was that most of these drivers made the same number of mistakes while dehydrated as your average drunk driver. Your average adult requires three to four litres of water daily just […]

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July 26, 2022

New Mobile Phone Laws

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 […]

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March 23, 2022

Winter Driving Advice

With the weather expected to take a turn for the worse towards the end of the year, we have put together a winter driving guide to help you and your employees stay safe on the roads. Driving in poor weather conditions can be difficult and requires a high level of concentration, experience and skill. It […]

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March 8, 2022

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New vehicle registration plates 2022

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 […]

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March 2, 2022

Driving In Wet Weather

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. […]

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February 23, 2022

New Highway Code Rules

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 […]

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January 11, 2022

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Who are Safedrive?

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 […]

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August 10, 2021

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Fleet Risk Management – Why?

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 […]

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