The annual Fleet Safety Forum Awards for Excellence, was held last night (1 July) at a prestigious gala dinner at the Chesford Grange Hotel in Warwickshire, with more than 260 guests. The awards are run by the Fleet Safety Forum, a division of road safety charity Brake, to recognise the achievements of those working in the rapidly developing field of road risk management. Generous donations on the night raised a significant amount of money for the charity.
There were 40+ winning or highly commended awards in many different categories, including Safe Vehicles, Company Driver Safety, Fleet Service Provider of the Year and Risk Manager of the Year.
Interactive Driving Systems® received the Fleet Safety Analysis and Action award and was highly commended in the Fleet Safety Provider of the Year Award.
Several users of Virtual Risk Manager® were also successful:
- Vauxhall Motors received the Company Driver Safety Award and were highly commended in the Fleet Safety Analysis and Action Award.
- BT, Rentokil Initial, Iron Mountain and Volkerrail were highly commended in the Company Driver Safety Award.
- BT and Rentokil initial were highly commended in the Road Risk Manager of the Year Award.
Julie Townsend, Deputy Chief Executive at Brake said: ‘The Fleet Safety Forum Awards for Excellence 2010 was a great success with record breaking level of entries and attendance. We at Brake are thrilled to be able to publicly recognise and reward those organisations setting the standards for fleet safety and helping to drive down crash and casualty rates. We congratulate all of the winners on their well-deserved awards’.
Ed Dubens, CEO of Interactive Driving Systems said: ‘We are delighted to have received this recognition for our fleet safety analysis and action; and to have worked in partnership to support our clients to put in place the programs, policies, procedures and processes required to achieve this level of recognition’.