Award categories

Fleet Safety Awards

Brake's prestigious Fleet Safety Awards recognise the achievements of those working to reduce the number of crashes involving at-work drivers, bringing together fleet operatiors and suppliers to celebrate and share best practice in managing road risk.

Currently entries are not open for 2019 however you can register your interest here. The awards ceremony will be taking place at the Hilton Metropole, Birmingham on Thursday 19th September 2019.

Please see below for 2018’s winners and highly commended entrants.

Awards for organisations

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Company Driver Safety Award - small fleet - Sponsored by FleetMaster
For the organisation with a total fleet size of less than 250 vehicles that has implemented initiatives that do most to promote and achieve safer driving among employees.

  • McGinley Support Services (Infrastructure) Ltd
  • Network Rail LNE & EM Works Delivery
  • Surrey Fire and Rescue Service

Winner: McGinley Support Services (Infrastructure) Ltd

Highly Commended: Network Rail LNE & EM Works Delivery

Company Driver Safety Award - medium fleet - Sponsored by FleetMaster
For the organisation with a total fleet size between 250 and 1000 vehicles that has implemented initiatives that do most to promote and achieve safer driving among employees.

  • Aster Group
  • Carey Group – PJ Carey Plant Hire (Oval) Ltd
  • Gateshead Council
  • G’s Fresh – East Anglian Farms
  • RS Connect
  • Stantec
  • VolkerRail Ltd

Winner: G’s Fresh – East Anglian Farms

Highly Commended: 1) VolkerRail Ltd 2) Aster Group

Company Driver Safety Award - large fleet - Sponsored by FleetMaster
For the organisation with a total fleet size of more than 1000 vehicles that has implemented initiatives that do most to promote and achieve safer driving among employees.

  • Anglian Water Services
  • Arriva UK Bus
  • British Gas
  • National Express
  • Royal Mail Group
  • Scottish Water
  • Travis Perkins Group

Winner: Scottish Water

Highly Commended: 1) Royal Mail Group 2) National Express

Sustainable Journeys Award - Sponsored by Anglian Water
For the organisation that has done the most to reduce risk and fuel emissions by introducing sustainable travel and journey routing choices, such as encouraging cycling, walking and public transport use as alternatives to driving, using environmentally friendly fuels and vehicles, and reducing transportation needs.

  • Autogas Ltd
  • Jacobs
  • Royal Mail Group
  • Salvation Army Trading Company (SATCoL)
  • VolkerRail Ltd

Winner: Royal Mail Group

Highly Commended: Jacobs

Dr Will Murray Award for Analysis and Action - Sponsored by eDriving Fleet 
For the organisation that has implemented the most effective procedures for carrying out risk assessments, crash data analysis, and using the data to introduce tailored interventions.

  • ARI Fleet UK
  • Drivermetrics and Schneider Electric
  • Geotab
  • Movolytics Ltd and Clancy Group

Winner: Drivermetrics and Schneider Electric

Highly Commended: Movolytics Ltd and Clancy Group

Fleet Safety Innovation Award - Sponsored by Brightmile 
For the fleet service provider or fleet operator that has developed a pioneering approach to fleet safety in 2017 with the greatest success.

  • Auto Windscreens
  • Big Change and Silentnight
  • DriverMetrics
  • Fleet Service GB
  • ProVision CameraMatics
  • Reflex Vans
  • SafeDrivePod International BV
  • Trakm8

Winner: Big Change and Silentnight

Highly Commended: 1)Drivermetrics 2)Trakm8

Fleet Safety Partnership Award - Sponsored by Geotab 
For the partnership of a fleet service provider or operator with another organisation that has delivered the most outstanding results to improve fleet safety.

  • Black & Veatch and Applied Driving Techniques (ADT)
  • DRiiVE Consulting Ltd and Reflex Vans
  • Dynes Motor Group and Provision CameraMatics
  • Movolytics Ltd and Clancy Group Ltd
  • Pertemps Driver Training and the Honest Truth (THT)
  • Drivermetrics and Schneider Electric

Winner: Dynes Motor Group and Provision CameraMatics

Highly Commended: Pertemps Driver Training and the Honest Truth (THT)

Fleet Safety Product Award - Sponsored by Ocado Foundation 
For the product that does the most to improve fleet safety through innovation.

  • DriverMetrics
  • FleetCheck
  • Fleetmaster
  • Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS)
  • Geotab
  • Tranzaura
  • The Driving Doctor

Winner: The Driving Doctor

Highly Commended: FleetCheck

In-vehicle

  • DRiiVE Consulting Limited
  • GreenRoad Technologies
  • Lightfoot Ltd
  • Movolytics Ltd
  • ProVision CameraMatics
  • SafeDrivePod International BV
  • SM UK
  • SmartWitness
  • VisionTrack

Winner: SafeDrivePod International BV

Highly Commended: 1) GreenRoad Technologies 2) Lightfoot Ltd 3) ProVision CameraMatics

Road Safety in the Community Award - Sponsored by Johnson & Johnson 
For the organisation that has worked hardest with its local community to improve road safety for all road users. This organisation will have road safety at the heart of its corporate social responsibility ethos.

  • Drivewise
  • Licence Bureau
  • Ocado
  • Royal Mail Group with Safer Roads and West Berkshire Council
  • Rrrrallye Team 

Winner: Drivewise

Highly Commended: Royal Mail Group with Safer Roads and West Berkshire Council

Safe Vehicles Award - Sponsored by irtec

For the organisation that has done the most to improve the safety of its vehicles, for instance through comprehensive and effective checking and maintenance procedures, vehicle specification and modification and use of technology.

  • Murphy Plant
  • Reflex Vans
  • Royal Mail Group
  • RS Connect
  • Terberg DTS UK Ltd

WInner: Reflex Vehicle Hire

Highly Commended: Terberg DTS UK Ltd

Awards for individuals

Road Risk Manager of the Year Award - Sponsored by Licence Bureau 

For the risk or fleet manager who has implemented exemplary road risk management policies with proven results.

  • Colin Knight, The Clancy Group
  • Elaine Pringle, Scottish Water
  • Graham Telfer, Gateshead Council
  • Lynne Beale, Arriva UK Bus
  • Mark Bromhall, Royal Mail Group

Winner: Mark Bromhall, Royal Mail Group

Highly Commended: Lynne Beale, Arriva UK Bus

Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety - Sponsored by Arriva 
For the individual who has gone above and beyond the call of duty in their commitment to road safety, not just within the organisation but also the wider community. Organisations cannot enter this Award themselves but can nominate someone else within the industry.

Winner: Tracey Fuller, Arval