Brake Professional, a membership service for fleet operators run by Brake, the road safety charity, was named Fleet Safety Initiative of the Year at ACFO UK's annual award ceremony on 16 November.
Brake Professional is a low-cost global membership service for professionals working in the field of fleet safety, established by Brake in the UK in 1996. Brake Professional shares training, tools and guidance on global fleet safety best practice with its members, as well as networking and development opportunities.
Brake won the award after being nominated and voted for by ACFO's members, in recognition of the support it provides to car fleet operators in managing their occupational road risk.
Brake Professional provides its members with:
- Guidance reports on a wide range of fleet safety topics, containing research and best practice advice
- Advice sheets to give drivers providing key road safety advice
- Posters on a range of topics to display in workplaces
- Infographics and videos to share via social media, staff communications and intranets
- Reports on Brake's surveys with fleet operators on road risk management practices
- Reports on Brake's surveys with drivers on their attitudes and behaviour towards road safety
Additionally, members receive free and discounted attendance at Brake's annual programme of fleet safety conferences, seminars and webinars, and training courses. Members also have free access to the Brake Pledge; a training campaign to help fleet managers educate at-work drivers on key road safety messages.
Special offer: to celebrate being named Fleet Safety Initiative of the Year, Brake Professional is offering a discounted membership rate of $90 annual membership to any company that joins before 30 November 2016. To take advantage of this offer, go to www.brakepro.org/join-brake, quote discount code 'FSIY16' on the membership form and select to be invoiced for payment.
Ellie Pearson, professional engagement manager at Brake, said: "We're delighted to have won ACFO's Fleet Safety Initiative of the Year Award for 2016. Through Brake Professional we aim to support all fleet operators by sharing best practice and providing resources and training to support them in managing occupational road risk. We're delighted that ACFO's members value the service we provide, and have chosen us as winners of this Award. Brake Professional can provide a lot of support to fleet operators, and I'd urge anyone who's not already a member to take advantage of our special offer and join today."