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CEO’s Blog – Two in five organisations don’t have a policy on speed

15th October 2015 - Businesses are being urged to take more action on training and educating at-work drivers on the dangers of speeding to help make their fleets and local communities safer.

The call comes from Brake, the road safety charity, as it releases a new report showing that two in five (39%) of businesses don’t have a speed policy, either in the employee contract or handbook.

The report also found that 65% of companies with a speed policy don’t have one that applies to external contractors while a third of speed policies don’t apply to senior management.

Only a quarter of companies get involved with promoting speed awareness in their local communities, for example by supporting local training or education on speed.

And few companies are taking advantage of the full range of educational and training opportunities open to them, with only two in five asking questions relating to speed at recruitment or training during induction, and only three in ten providing additional training for drivers caught speeding

With excessive speed – either breaking the speed limit or driving too fast for the conditions – listed by the police in 27% of fatal crashes in the UK in 2013, Brake is urging all employers with staff who drive for work to implement policies and procedures to ensure their drivers are fully aware of the dangers of speeding.

Employers can access Brake’s expert guidance by ordering a copy of the report, which includes advice for companies, and becoming a member of Brake Professional at www.brakepro.org.

Dr Tom Fisher, Brake’s senior research and communication officer, said: “Our research shows that many companies can and should do more. This would help prevent the devastating impact of road death and injury, but also save companies money through reduced insurance premiums and improve their reputation within the community.”

Added by Natalie Middleton
Business Editor, Fleet World
Date: 15 Oct 2015 14:52

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