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March 30, 2009

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Campaign – safe driving- Better breakdown behaviour

According to Brake, more than a third of drivers incorrectly believe that they should wait next to, or inside their vehicle for breakdown recovery. More than one in four men will attempt to repair their vehicle on the hard shoulder, putting themselves and other road users at risk. Consequently, it is issuing – through its fleet division, the Fleet Safety Forum, and thanks to funding from Green Flag – an information pack providing fleet managers with guidance on ensuring breakdowns are avoided wherever possible, and containing information for them to distribute to drivers, to make sure they are safe in the event of a breakdown. Roz Cumming, Fleet Safety Forum Manager at Brake, said: “Although many drivers may think they know what to do in the event of a

Driving for Better Safety - Free eBook download

With employees who drive for business more likely to be killed at work than deep sea divers or coal miners, driver safety is a vital business consideration.

Download this eBook from Driving for Better Business and SHP to cover:

  • The danger of the roads;
  • Comparing road safety in the UK to the rest of Europe;
  • Decreasing risk: Avoiding accidents;
  • Road safety best practice;
  • What is fleet risk?
  • Managing work-related road safety.
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