Recognizing top fleets in safety and pollution reduction, the UK Fleet Champions program has announced a shortlist of 38 finalists to win one of 11 awards at this year’s UK Fleet Champions Awards ceremony.
The UK program is part of Global Fleet Champions, a nonprofit worldwide campaign to prevent crashes and reduce pollution caused by work vehicles. UK-based road safety charity Brake administers the awards program.
Sponsored by VisionTrack, award categories include awards recognizing outstanding commitment to road risk management, driver safety in the public sector, sustainability, innovation and partnership. In addition, a company driver safety award will be presented for both large and small fleet sizes.
The shortlisted entries will be evaluated by a panel of external judges before the winners are announced at a ceremony at the Etihad in Manchester on October 20.
Awards and finalists include:
Company Driver Safety:
- Small Fleet (less than 250 vehicles): Acumen Waste, TES 2000
- Large Fleet (more than 1,000 vehicles): Gist Ltd, Aggregate Industries, FM Conway Ltd, Ecolab, British Lab
Public Sector Driver Safety: Transport for Greater Manchester, National Highway
Sustainable Journeys: Transport for Greater Manchester, British Gas
Dr Will Murray Award for Analysis and Action: Air Products PLC, British Gas & Fleetmaster Opertional Support Services Ltd
Fleet Safety Innovation: Reflex Vehicle Hire, Reflex Vehicle Hire, Vision Track, Be-Seen-Screen, Davis Licence Check, M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions, Air Products PLC, eDriving, WJ Group, Questar Auto Technologies, British Gas & Fleetmaster Operational Support Services Ltd, Trakm8
Fleet Safety Partnership: ABAX/Zego Insurance, MiX Telematics/McGill’s Buses, MiX Telematics/British American Tobacco (BAT), British Gas/Fleetmaster Operational Support Services Ltd
Fleet Safety Product: CheckedSafe, Reflex Vehicle Hire, K-Safe, Vision Track, Be-Seen-Screen, Nextbase, Brigade Electronics, Greater Than, National Highways, Lightfoot, CameraMatics, Lytx, Fleetmaster Operational Support Services Ltd,Safe Response
Road Safety in the Community: Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service/Arval UK, Transport for Greater Manchester
Road Risk Manager of the Year: Matthew Hammond (Altrad), Mick Kiely (TES2000)
Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety: Alison Cartwright (Tiger Trailers), Rachel Edwards (Be-Seen-Screen), Anne-Marie Penny (National Highways), Mark Cartwright (National Highways)
“As ever, we were bowled away by the quality of entries for the UK Fleet Champions Awards 2022, and we’re heartened to see so many fleets prioritizing the safety of journeys made on their behalf” said Ross Moorlock, Brake COO.
“The UK Fleet Champions Awards celebrate the hard work and dedication of those fleets that are striving to improve road safety and ultimately save lives,” said Simon Marsh, Vision Track CEO. “We believe it is crucial to keep showcasing best practice to encourage more people and organizations within the fleet sector to take action, so our congratulations and thanks goes to those shortlisted.”