Finalists announced for Brake’s Fleet Safety Awards 2017

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Immediate issue: Monday 17 July 2017

Finalists announced for Brake’s Fleet Safety Awards 2017

- Winners to be crowned at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Thursday 28 September 2017

Safety-conscious organisations from across the globe have made it through to the final stage of Brake’s Fleet Safety Awards 2017.

The road safety charity received a record number of first-time entries this year and now more than 70 organisations are in with a chance of winning one of 15 prestigious awards.

The annual event, sponsored by ARI and ProVision, recognises the achievements of fleet operators and suppliers who are working hard to reduce road crashes involving at-work drivers. This year’s finalists include household names such as FedEX, Royal Mail Group, and British Gas, as well as smaller companies including TMJ Interiors, AbbVie and Reflex .

A full shortlist (details below) has now been released for each category, and winners will be announced at a gala dinner on Thursday 28 September 2017, at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole, Birmingham.

Tickets are on sale for just £150 per person and there are still some sponsorship opportunities available. Full details are available at

Katie Shephard, development director, at Brake, says: “Congratulations to all organisations who have been shortlisted this year. The standard was exceptionally high this year and we’re looking forward to working with our external judges to select some well deserving winners. I’d encourage companies across the industry to attend our Awards ceremony in September and help us celebrate best practice.”

Jason Chamberlain, sales and marketing director at ARI, says: “We are hugely proud to continue our partnership with Brake as sponsor of the 2017 Fleet Safety Awards. As a former Brake Award winner ourselves for our Riskmaster driver management product, we have the utmost respect for the level of dedication shown by Brake and all potential award entrants from the fleet industry, working tirelessly to help realise Brake’s vision of zero road deaths and serious injuries.”

Mervyn O’Callaghan, Co-Founder and Managing Director at ProVision CameraMatics, says: “We are delighted to see such an excellent array of companies highlighting their technologies and initiatives that increase safety for both commercial drivers and the public that share our roads. In our view there is no greater goal in the field of automotive technology than that of saving lives. We would like to extend our very best wishes and good luck to all entrants for a successful and enjoyable event.”

The 2017 shortlists are as follow:
Company Driver Safety Award (small fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster
• AbbVie Ltd
• Carey Worldwide Chauffeur Services
• Iron Mountain
• Jet Plant Hire Limited
• National Vehicle Distribution Ltd
• TMJ Interiors Ltd

Company Driver Safety Award (medium fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster
• Bibby Distribution
• FedEx Express Europe
• Gateshead Council
• Glasgow City Council
• Novus Property Solutions Ltd
• Reynolds

Company Driver Safety Award (large fleet), sponsored by Fleetmaster
• Anglian Water
• Atos
• British Gas
• Kelly Group
• Skanska
• SSE and Applied Driving Techniques
• telent Technology Services Ltd

Eco Fleet Award, sponsored by Telogis
• Bibby Distribution
• CNG Fuels
• Gateshead Council
• Lightfoot
• VolkerRail

Fleet Safety Analysis and Action Award, sponsored by e-Driving Fleet
• Balfour Beatty
• FM Conway Ltd
• Iron Mountain
• Jacobs and Applied Driving Techniques
• Morrison Utility Services
• Pollock (scotrans) Ltd
• Royal Mail Group
• telent Technology Services Ltd

Fleet Safety Innovation Award, sponsored by Johnson + Johnson
• Auto Windscreens
• Carillion Fleet Management
• Clearview Intelligence Limited
• FTA Van Excellence
• Intelligent Telematics and
• McGee
• ProVision
• Reflex Vans
• Renault Trucks

Fleet Safety Partnership Award
• Anglian Water and Ctrack
• Aster Group and Perfect Circle Management Ltd
• British Gas and Fleetmaster Group
• Glasgow City Council and Gallagher Bassett
• Johnson & Johnson and AIP

• Phillips 66

• Pollock (scotrans) Ltd 
• telent Technology Services Ltd and Lex Autolease

 Fleet Safety Product Award, sponsored by QBE

• British Gas
• Checkedsafe
• DriverFocus
• r2c Online
• Reflex Vans
• Renault Trucks

Fleet Safety Product Award (in-vehicle technology), sponsored by QBE
• BigChange
• Lightfoot
• Mobileye
• ProVision
• Safety Shield Systems
• SmartWitness
• Teletrac Navman
• VisionTrack

Global Road Safety Award
• Iron Mountain
• Johnson & Johnson
• Kunhadi
• Mobileye

Road Safety in the Community Award, sponsored by Ocado
• Agro Merchants Lurgan - Sawyers Transport
• Conquip Engineering Group
• Co-op Insurance
• Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS)
• Licence Bureau
• Stephensons Solicitors LLP

Safe Vehicles Award, sponsored by Checkpoint
• FCA Group (Alpha Romeo)
• Instarmac Group
• Jet Plant Hire Limited
• Morrison Utility Services
• Reynolds
• Skanska

Road Risk Manager of the Year Award, sponsored by Licence Bureau
• Rory Morgan, Iron Mountain
• James Mitchell, Arriva
• Robert Lindsay, Balfour Beatty
• Andrew Drewary, Road Risk Manager for Broadspire, by Crawford & Company
• Richard Green, Anglian Water
• Mark Bromhall, Royal Mail Group
• Alison Moriarty, Skanska

Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety, sponsored by Arriva
• Announced on the night


Notes to editors

About Brake
Brake is a national road safety charity, founded in 1995, that exists to stop the needless deaths and serious injuries that happen on roads every day, make streets and communities safer for everyone, and care for families bereaved and injured in road crashes. Brake promotes road safety awareness, safe and sustainable road use, and effective road safety policies. We do this through national campaigns, community education, services for road safety professionals and employers, and by coordinating the UK's flagship road safety event every November, Road Safety Week. Brake is a national, government-funded provider of support to families and individuals devastated by road death and serious injury, including through a helpline and support packs.

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Road crashes are not accidents; they are devastating and preventable events, not chance mishaps. Calling them accidents undermines work to make roads safer, and can cause insult to families whose lives have been torn apart by needless casualties.

About ARI
ARI is one of the UK’s leading fleet management providers, delivering state-of the art solutions for driver risk management, funding, fleet maintenance, accident and daily rental to customers across a wide range of industries and sectors. ARI’s industry-leading driver risk management system, Riskmaster, was awarded the Fleet Safety Product Award at Brake’s 2015 Fleet Safety Awards for its contribution to driver and risk management, with ARI customers experiencing significant reductions in road incident frequency and severity.

About ProVision
ProVision is the leader in CameraMatics solutions, delivering products that allow fleet managers to reduce fleet risk, increase driver safety and comply with growing governance and compliance regulations.

Vehicle Tracking and Telematics solutions answered the challenge of improving fleet efficiencies in the last two decades. However, the world has changed to one where managing risk and meeting compliance needs presents a greater burden to fleets than ever before.

A new evolution in vehicle video and data was needed and ProVision has met that need with CameraMatics. This merges 4 key technologies: video input technologies, such as cameras and video-based scanners, smart processing systems, communications systems and unique algorithmic IP.

ProVision's CameraMatics technology delivers advanced, remotely-accessible IoT solutions that help protect fleets, while also increasing their efficiencies. The foundation of the ProVision system are our vehicle camera systems comprising HD-quality cameras with 3G/4G remotely accessible smart DVRs. These systems can be extended with ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) such as Lane Departure Warnings, Forward Collision Warnings, Driver Fatigue, Smoking and Mobile Phone Use Warnings. Additionally, a 360 Degree Bird's Eye View system can be implemented to give a complete top-down view of everything around the vehicle. Unlike non-CameraMatics systems that simply warn the driver of issues, the ProVision system logs all the incidents and even alerts the fleet manager, who can then take corrective and protective measures. Finally, our software suite includes desktop and mobile apps for monitoring fleet vehicles & data, and driver apps for logging vehicle checks and reporting accidents.

This full package of data truly enhances and protects fleets like never before and it's the CameraMatics difference that makes ProVision the global leaders in fleet technology innovation.
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