If you are a fleet manager based anywhere in the world wanting to reduce your road risk through management interventions, then join Brake’s Fleet Safety Forum for a low annual fee, giving you ongoing advice and resources on road risk management, ranging from reports to posters for your drivers. Subscription to the Fleet Safety Forum also gives you free access to www.fleetsafetyforum.org which contains lots of advice, guidance and information on fleet safety issues, and Pledge campaign toolkit. Pledge is for at-work drivers, enabling drivers to make a pledge to comply with the most important safety rules. Find out more about this not-for-profit initiative by clicking this link.
You can also go to our facts page, by using the button at the top of this site, and scroll down for some free downloads from Brake for fleet managers; these give you an idea of the high quality of resources you get from the Fleet Safety Forum.
Listed below are some more not-for-profit organisations that provide companies with advice on reducing road risk and vehicle use, and also some links to some further fleet safety resources freely available on the internet that we have sourced for you from reputable sources. (A list of commercial providers of road risk management advice is available to subscribers to the Fleet Safety Forum.)
Government-funded campaign to promote best practice in fleet safety
Run by a consortium of agencies, it promotes responsible fleet operation in the developing world
UK Health and Safety Executive website. Information and advice on assessing workplace, vehicle and driver safety
UK site including details of the IRTEC Licensing Scheme, a qualification of safety and competence in maintenance and repair of commercial vehicles
USA’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Holds conferences on, and promotes, fleet safety
Land Transport NZ safe driving policy booklet for managers (New Zealand)
New Zealand useful download on developing a safe road risk management policy for your company
For a range of resources on managing road risk and resources for commercial drivers from the UK’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents
Online ‘Safer Driving Kit’ for companies by VicRoads, the government agency for transport in Victoria, Australia
Essential Guide to Travel Planning for Fleets
Guide on reducing car use from the Department for Transport, UK
Giving tips to encourage walking to work, from Living Streets, UK
Publisher of useful titles including Car Sick: Solutions for our Car-Addicted Culture’ by Lynn Sloman which includes case studies of companies that have taken part in initiatives such as car-sharing and transport plans