Driving at work
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The Vehicle Log Book Initiative For Fife Business, launched last year the campaign aims to help business owners to meet their legal responsibility under Section 172 of the Road Traffic Act 1988.
Visit: www.transportlog.co.uk to order your FREE copies of the A5 hard back log book containing log sheets, speed stickers and useful information. COPIES AVAILABLE as at October 2010.
A small group of vans can travel at up to the same national speed limits as cars. Click this link to find out more.
For more information about the speed limits for vans....click here
Licence Check - RoSPA announce its partnership with LicenceCheck to offer driving licence verification, enabling organisations to ensure that their drivers have entitlement to drive on the company’s behalf. For more information click here
Department for Transport and HSE have produced an information booklet to provide a comprehensive guide for employers managing 'driving for work'.
For ECO-driving tips click here
We are committed to a reduction in the number of collisions and the severity of injuries on the Kingdom's roads through a combination of education, encouragement and enforcement.
Many drivers of fleet vehicles believe they are adhering to the speed limit when in fact they are not. In many cases it is through a lack of awareness of the authorised speed limit for the type of vehicle they are driving and road classification.
Other useful links:
http://www.scorsa.org.uk/index.htm Scottish Occupational Road Safety Alliance
- Up to 1 in 3 road crashes involves a vehicle being driven for work.
Every week, around 200 road deaths and serious injuries involve someone at work.
Nearly all of these deaths and injuries are preventable.
For the majority of people, the most dangerous thing they do while at work is drive on the public highway. (HSE 1996)
Managing a driving for work policy can save your business money.
Managing a driving for work policy is a legal requirement under health and safety legislation and road traffic law.
Management and employees can be prosecuted for road traffic crashes involving work related journeys, even when drivers are using their own vehicle.
If You're Driving a Van Like This.....We're working in partnership with Fife Council Building Services on a campaign aimed at van drivers in a bid to raise awareness about the correct speed for goods vehicles. Around 100 transit vans and 50 of the smaller transit connect vans will have the correct speed transfers on the back doors and vehicles will be allocated to central, east and west depots to gain maximum coverage across Fife.
For more information contactMarion Harvie, Communications Officer, Fife Safety Camera Partnership, Road Safety
Tel: 01592 418859 Fax: 01592 418844 Contact Marion Harvie online
By Post: Fife Council, Police Headquarters, Detroit Road, Glenrothes, KY6 2RJ