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Driving for work course

Driving for work course
  • Reduce operating costs
  • Fewer insurance claims
  • Help drivers to be less stressed
  • Safer fleet
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Course overview

Our Driving for Work course is the ideal way to keep your drivers safe, increase their confidence and equip them with skills for their professional and personal life. It’s a great way to show you care about their well-being.

Fleet operating costs are often unpredictable, especially when fuel can rise or fall in price and insurance premiums grow year on year. But one thing is for sure: you’ll always want to keep your costs low. Our Driving for Work course helps you achieve efficiencies in fleet operating costs and reduce incident rates – the main driver behind rising insurance premiums. 

As an added benefit, you will fulfil your duty of care responsibility and comply with the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974

IAM RoadSmart’s on-road Driving for Work course is available in half day or full day sessions, for all vehicle classes, levels of experience and confidence and delivered at a venue of your choice. Courses are scheduled to suit your availability. All joining instructions are issued to delegates before the course, where they will learn the following skills.

    How to carry out vehicle risk assessments

    Identify and manage risk regarding personal safety, ergonomics, fatigue and mobile phone use

    Enhanced driver behaviours

    How to drive in a fuel efficient manner

    Identify and manage the risks associated with low speed driving

    Understand and implement the three principles of manoeuvring when parking or driving in confined spaces

    All delegates receive a driver development report and feedback after the course

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Benefits

This training course is the perfect way to reduce your operating costs by using less fuel, and minimising accidents and repairs.

You’ll see a noticeable improvement in driver behaviour as our qualified experts focus on improving even the best drivers in your fleet.

Improve driver behaviour

Less fuel consumption, more mpg

Lower insurance premiums

Fewer downtime days per incident

Reduced vehicle damage

Run a safer fleet

Less driver stress

Reduction in vehicle wear and tear

Structure

Setting the scene and checks before driving

Drivers watch a presentation before eyesight and vehicle checks

Two coaching sessions including a demo drive

Our expert watches your driver and does a demonstration drive

Receive full verbal and written personal feedback

A complete debrief and a Driver Development Profile (DPP) is provided

Open to any business or organisation

Ideal for people who drive a vehicle as part of their activities.