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Safety is no accident

30 August 2012

Is safety in the depths of a recession less of a priority and something that will inevitably cause costs to rise?

Recent government statistics indicate that the number of people killed on Britain’s roads rose last year for the first time in nearly 10 years. 1,901 people died in 2011, compared with 1,850 in 2010. Does this mean that work related road safety is becoming less of a priority ?

Driving for Better Business champion, Suckling Transport’s Managing Director Peter Larner (pictured), argues this should certainly not be the case. In his opinion, with little effort and no investment, it is possible to reduce insurance premiums, cut downtime and improve driver morale and attendance, simply by putting in place procedures to improve safety.

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