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The Benefits of Driver Training

Driver training benefits

What are the Benefits of Driver Training?

There are many benefits of driver training. Through providing your employees with driver training, you are protecting your employees and business.  Unskilled drivers can be a risk to not only themselves, but other road users and your business. Through our bespoke training courses, we are able to upskill your drivers, to help ensure that they are safe and responsible behind the wheel. This training helps to reduce the risk of an incident occurring, and helps your employees adopt an improved driving technique. 

With more skilled drivers, you will not only limit the likelihood of incidents occurring but create opportunities for your business. Better drivers deliver better service, and by driving in an economic manner, your employees can help to significantly lower your business’ operating costs. Through providing your employees with professional advanced driver training, you may gain a range of benefits, including: 

Safer and More Skilled Drivers

Through our driver training courses, we will develop your employees’ driving skills, to help them become more safe and responsible drivers. With 1 in 3 UK road traffic incidents involving individuals driving for work, it is clear that driver training is necessary to help save lives and to protect your employees and business.

Road traffic incidents, cost businesses thousands of pounds each year. They can also result in employees and vehicles being off the road for extended periods of time. A recent study by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM), found that around 86% of business fleets had been affected by road traffic incidents in the past 12 months. It is our aim to work with you to lower these statistics. 

Our driver training courses are designed to upskill your employees and encourage them to adopt an improved driving technique. This helps to develop your employees’ awareness and anticipation skills, to create a ‘safety bubble’ around their vehicle, allowing them to identify and avoid potential risks. Through developing these skills, they can safely protect themselves, and your business. 

Corporate and Fleet Driver Training Saves Money

Driver training creates safer and more skilled drivers. This significantly reduces the chance for your employees to be involved in a road traffic incident. Road traffic incidents in the UK, cost businesses on average, £6000 per year. This is before considering the effects of lost business and time spent off of the road. Skilled drivers have better awareness and anticipation skills, allowing them to identify and avoid potential hazards. 

By providing your employees with training, you can help to save your business time and money. This helps protect your employees and business, whilst ensuring that you can operate at full capacity. Better drivers provide better service to your customers and save your business money. 

Reduced Operating and Fuel Costs

The training that we provide encourages your employees to drive in a more economically. This involves making better use of your vehicle’s controls, to help reduce wear and tear, and use fuel more efficiently. Through adopting this driving technique, your employees will help to save your business money, as your vehicles will require less maintenance and fuel. A better driving technique also helps to reduce the likelihood of incidents occurring. This can help to reduce insurance costs significantly, over time. 

The training that we provide encourages your employees to adopt a more fuel-efficient driving technique. By driving in a more fuel-efficient manner, your drivers will be able to travel further for longer. This helps to reduce emissions and can have a profound effect on your businesses fuel costs. Be sure to check how much money we can save your business by using our savings calculator. 

Protection For Your Employees and Business

As an employer, you are legally obliged to ensure the health and wellbeing of your employees, and those affected by their work. This applies to drivers on public roads. By providing your employees with driver training, you are helping to ensure their safety. Driver training helps to protect your employees and your business. 

Many companies have failed to ensure the safety of employees, resulting in them being prosecuted. This can result in several punishments and can cause media and public backlash. The result of this can be a severe downturn in business, resulting in financial burdens. Through our corporate and fleet driver training courses, you are helping to satisfy the laws on health and safety, whilst protecting your business and employees from potential risks. 

Happier and More Satisfied Employees

Through providing your employees with driver training, it helps to show them that they are valued within your organisation. This training shows that you care about their safety, and helps to develop their skills and career. This helps to improve employee satisfaction and retain skilled drivers, reducing turnover. With increased job satisfaction, your drivers will be more invested in your business, delivering better service to your customers. 

All of our experienced trainers understand the types of challenges that fleet drivers face on their job, and tailor their training to get real results. We provide training to suit the individual needs of your business, and can organise this around the availability of your drivers. This ensures minimal disruption to your business operation, and maximum results for your drivers. 

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If you would like to find out more about our corporate and fleet driver training courses, we would love to hear from you. Please take the time to get in touch and find out how we can help your business today. 

How Can We Help You?

Corporate Driver Training FAQs

Our driver training courses are available across the UK and internationally. The training typically takes place in and around the premises of our clients.

Our training is bespoke, and the price of our courses are dependent on a number of factors. However, our clients typically save the cost of the course within a matter of weeks. Please contact us today for a quotation. 

Our skilled trainers have lots of experience in delivering driver training across a range of different vehicles. Whether you operate cars, vans, buses or lorries, we’re happy to help. 

Savings Calculator

Our savings calculator shows your estimated potential fuel savings with our Fuel-Efficient Driver Training Courses. This is only a guide, and there is potential for you to save even more money through lower insurance costs and less vehicle wear. 

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Interested in our driver training courses? We would love to hear from you. Please take the time to get in touch today, and find out how we can help your business. 

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