Calendar of past Brake events

2018

DECEMBER 2018

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
11 December 2018, Manchester(UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (GMT) Identifying and addressing driver fatigue
13 December 2018, FREE
This webinar outlined causes of driver fatigue, looked at sleep disorders, explored measures to help employers identify drivers who may be at-risk and suggested awareness raising initiatives.

NOVEMBER 2018

Webinar (GMT) Tackling drink and drug driving
14 November 2018, FREE
This webinar provided expert information and advice for employers and fleet and road safety professionals on tackling drink and drug driving. 

Webinar (GMT) Maintenance and mechanics - how safe are your vehicles?
8 November 2018, FREE
This webinar outlined the consequences of non-compliance with vehicle standards, how to educate and train drivers to complete routine vehicle checks and how to verify the standards of technicians working on your vehicles.

OCTOBER 2018

Webinar (GMT+1) The benefits of sustainable travel
17 October 2018, FREE
This webinar explored some of the different ultra-low emission vehicle options available to fleet managers and the potential benefits of introducing them to your fleet. 

Awards (UK) Fleet Safety Awards
11 October 2018, Birmingham (UK)
Our award winners were announced at Brake's Fleet Safety Awards ceremony.

Awards (NZ) Australasian Fleet Safety Awards
11 October 2018, Auckland (NZ)
The 2018 Award Winners were announced at Brake's annual reception.

SEPTEMBER 2018

Webinar (GMT+1) Taking part in UK Road Safety Week 2018
19 September 2018, FREE
The webinar provided tips and ideas on how organisations of any size or type can get involved in UK Road Safety Week (19 - 25 November 2018).

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
6 September 2018, Birmingham (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

AUGUST 2018

Webinar (GMT+1) Telematics - what next?
22 August 2018, FREE
This webinar explored how you can ensure staff understand and engage positively with telematics, the importance of getting useful data from your telematics, and how to respond to telematics data effectively.

JULY 2018

Webinar (GMT+1) Connected and autonomous vehicles - moving towards autonomy
11 July 2018, FREE
The webinar saw leading academics and practitioners discuss the latest technology being developed and tested across the world and will explore what fleet managers should be doing now to prepare effectively for what lies ahead.

JUNE 2018

Webinar (GMT) Engaging drivers on key safety messages
5 June 2018, FREE
This essential webinar saw leading academics and practitioners explore some of the key methods and themes of driver education and discussed the different methods you can use to inform and engage your drivers about road safety issues.

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
14 June 2018, Swindon (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

MAY 2018

Webinar (NZST) Eliminating driver distraction
1 May 2018, FREE
Driving is unpredictable and requires 100% of a driver's attention at all times. This webinar particularly focused on communication technology as a distraction, and explored how employers can tackle driver distraction within their fleets.

Webinar (GMT) Vehicle procurement for safety – passive safety systems
2 May 2018, FREE
This essential webinar explained the features of the latest passive safety systems available and provided guidance on how to choose vehicles that maximise the safety of both vehicle occupants and vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and cyclists.

Event (NZ) Road Safety Week 2018 
7-13 May 2018
Nationwide National Road Safety Week, coordinated by Brake and involving hundreds of companies, schools and communities in road safety activities.

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
22 May 2018, Manchester (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Event (UK) Fleet Safety Conference 2018
25 May 2018, Birmingham (UK), £60 + VAT
Bringing together leaders of the UK fleet industry, the conference enables fleet managers and suppliers to share best practice in managing work related road risk.

MARCH 2018

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
8 March 2018, Birmingham (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (GMT) Vehicle procurement for safety – active safety systems
27 March 2018, FREE
This essential webinar provided guidance on some of the active safety features available and discussed evidence on their effectiveness, to help fleet managers make informed choices when purchasing and upgrading vehicles.

FEBRUARY 2018

Webinar (GMT) Speed management through vehicle technology
28 February 2018, FREE
This essential webinar informed attendees about the relationship between speed and road safety, including stopping distances, and explored different methods for combating speeding among at-work drivers.

2017

DECEMBER 2017

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
5 December 2017, Birmingham (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (GMT) Reporting, recording and analysing crash data
05 December 2017, FREE
This webinar informed attendees about the importance of thorough investigation of crashes and near-misses and explained how to build on lessons learned to mitigate risk and prevent similar incidents from happening again.

NOVEMBER 2017

Webinar (NZDT) Fit to drive: identifying and addressing driver fatigue
1 November 2017, FREE
Driving whilst tired is high risk, and fatigue is a factor in a number of crashes. This webinar explored the causes of fatigue, how to identify it, and what managers can do to tackle it with at-work drivers.

Seminar (UK) Crisis response training for managers: is your company prepared?
22 November 2017, Edinburgh, £40 + VAT for Brake members, £120 + VAT for non-members
This training course for fleet and HR personnel looked at the procedures an organisation should have in place to provide appropriate support following a road crash or other sudden, violent event.

Road Safety Week UK
20 - 26 November 2017
The UK's biggest road safety event, coordinated by Brake and involving hundreds of professionals organising their own events.

OCTOBER 2017

Seminar (UK) Crisis response training for managers: is your company prepared?
5 October 2017, Birmingham, £40 + VAT for Brake members, £120 + VAT for non-members
This training course for fleet and HR personnel looked at the procedures an organisation should have in place to provide appropriate support following a road crash or other sudden, violent event.

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
10 October 2017, Swindon (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (GMT) A positive mental attitude: Driver attitudes and states of mind
11 October 2017, FREE
This webinar focused on the impact driver attitudes have on road safety in your fleet.

Roundtable Seminar (UK) Your role as a fleet manager in an SME
19 October 2017, FREE
This training seminar revolved around 3 core themes, employer’s responsibilities; driver’s responsibilities; and what to do should the worst happen. The format of the training was more interactive, to a smaller group.

SEPTEMBER 2017

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
19 September 2017, Edinburgh (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (GMT) Taking part in UK Road Safety Week
20 September 2017, FREE
This free to attend webinar provided advice and ideas on how organisations can take part in this year's UK Road Safety Week, and explored how to plan activities around this year's Road Safety Week theme.

Awards (UK) Fleet Safety Awards
28 September 2017
Our award winners were announced at Brake's annual reception for supporters.

JULY 2017

Webinar (UK) The benefits of ultra low emission vehicles
4 July 2017, FREE
This webinar will explore the growing fleet popularity of ultra-low emission vehicles (ULEVs).

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
5 July 2017, Manchester (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

June 2017

Webinar (UK) Eliminating driver distraction in your fleet
7 June 2017, FREE
Attendees heard from academics and practitioners about how to eliminate and mitigate the distraction of communication technology.

May 2017

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
10 May 2017, Birmingham (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Event (NZ) Road Safety Week NZ
8 - 14 May 2017
National Road Safety Week, coordinated by Brake and involving hundreds of companies, schools and communities in road safety activities.

Event (UK) Fleet Safety Conference
25 May 2017
This conference brought together fleet managers and suppliers to share best practice in managing road risk.

APRIL 2017

Webinar (UK) Look Sharp: Tackling driver eyesight in your fleet
4 April 2017, FREE
This webinar addressed the risk of poor driver eyesight, and the importance of combatting it in your fleet.

MARCH 2017

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
14 March 2017, London (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (NZ) "I just didn't see it" - Tackling hazard awareness and perception among fleet drivers
14 March 2017, FREE
This webinar explored hazard perception among drivers, the challenges for fleet managers, and best practice methodologies for addressing the issue.

Webinar (UK) Managing road risk and promoting sustainability for car fleets
28 March 2017, FREE
This webinar addressed safety and sustainability in car fleet management, including company fleets and the use of employees' cars for work and to commute.

FEBRUARY 2017

Webinar (UK) Managing road risk: back to basics
7 February 2017, FREE
This webinar looked at reviewing fleet safety policies and procedures and making the business case for fleet safety to the board.

2016

DECEMBER 2016

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
6 December 2016, Swindon (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covered six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (UK) The future of vehicle safety
7 December 2016, FREE
This essential webinar explored the latest developments in vehicle technologies and the safety benefits they offer. 

NOVEMBER 2016

Event (UK) Road Safety Week UK
21 - 27 November 2016
The UK's biggest road safety event, coordinated by Brake and involving hundreds of professionals organising their own events.

Seminar (UK) Crisis response training for managers: is your company prepared?
24 November 2016, Sheffield, £40 + VAT for Brake members, £120 + VAT for non-members
This training course for fleet and HR personnel looks at the procedures an organisation should have in place to provide appropriate support following a road crash or other sudden, violent event.

OCTOBER 2016

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
6 October 2016, Birmingham (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covers six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

SEPTEMBER 2016

Seminar (UK) Introducing, evaluating, and maintaining a work-related road safety programme
8 September 2016, Rickmansworth, Greater London (UK), £70 + VAT for Brake members, £120 + VAT for non-members
This essential seminar will share best practice in introducing, maintaining and developing a comprehensive risk led work-related road safety programme

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
14 September 2016, Manchester (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covers six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

Webinar (UK) Taking part in UK Road Safety Week
20 September 2016, FREE
This free to attend webinar will provide advice and ideas on how organisations can take part in this year's UK Road Safety Week, and explore how to plan activities around this year's Road Safety Week theme.

Awards (NZ) Australasian Fleet Safety Awards
29 September 2016
Our award winners will be announced at Brake's annual reception for supporters.

JULY 2016

Webinar Managing driver speed in fleets
26 July 2016, 2pm-3.30pm NZST, FREE
This essential webinar will expolre why it's important to address speed with at-work drivers, and look at effective methods for doing so.

JUNE 2016

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
8 June 2016, Birmingham (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covers six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

MAY 2016

Event (NZ) Road Safety Week NZ
16-22 May 2016, nationwide
NZ's national week of road safety activities, coordinated annually by Brake and involving hundreds of schools, organisations and communities

Conference (UK) Fleet Safety Conference
26 May 2016, 9am - 4pm, Birmingham (UK), £90 + VAT for Brake members, £140 + VAT for non-members
The conference brings together fleet managers and suppliers to share best practice in managing road risk.

MARCH 2016

Training course (UK) Crisis response training for managers: is your company prepared?
2 March 2016, central London (UK), £40 + VAT for Brake members, £120 + VAT for non-members
This training course for fleet and HR personnel looks at the procedures an organisation should have in place to provide appropriate support following a road crash or other sudden, violent event.

Webinar Engaging young people with safe and sustainable travel
16 March 2016, 10am-11.30am GMT, FREE
This webinar for road safety professionals will provide attendees with guidance on successfully engaging young people with road safety and sustainable and active travel.

Training course (UK) Engaging young people in road safety
17 March 2016, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, £55 + VAT
A one-day course enabling professionals to campaign on road safety issues with groups of young people.

Training course (UK) Pledge workshop
22 March 2016, central London (UK), FREE for Brake members, £90 + VAT for non-members
This training course for anyone responsible for managing at-work drivers covers six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages.

FEBRUARY 2016

Seminar (UK) Introducing, evaluating, and maintaining a work-related road safety programme
25 February 2016, Swindon (UK), £70 + VAT for Brake members, £120 + VAT for non-members
This essential seminar will share best practice in introducing, maintaining and developing a comprehensive risk led work-related road safety programme.

JANUARY 2016

Webinar Telematics: the next steps
26 January 2016, 2pm - 3.30pm GMT, FREE
This webinar for fleet professionals will explore techniques to ensure you are getting the most out of your telematics data.

Webinar Promoting safe and sustainable travel through effective publicity campaigns
28 January 2016, 10am-11.30am GMT, FREE
This webinar will provide road safety professionals with advice on how to successfully engage communities with safe, sustainable and healthy travel through awareness raising campaigns.

  

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