LIVE WEBINAR - MOBILE PHONES AND DRIVING: A BUSINESS NECESSITY OR A DISTRACTION TOO FAR?

Thursday 5 November 2020 - 10:30

In partnership with ALARM, DAC Beachcroft will be hosting a suite of live and interactive webinars. Charlotte Le Maire and Stephen Saddler, DAC Beachcroft and Andrew Drewary, Road Safety Smart will be hosting a live webinar on 'mobile phones and driving'.

Mobile phones are now common place within a vehicle while driving and they can be a great piece a technology to provide personal security and in times of an emergency. However, are mobile phones a business necessity or a distraction too far while driving?

We all know using a handheld mobile phone while driving is illegal. Most drivers would say they never do this but for others it is a device that they cannot put down or stop thinking about while driving. There is clear evidence that a large proportion of drivers use their mobile phone at some point while driving. However, are you or your employees knowingly or unknowingly using their mobile phones illegally while driving?

The biggest problem most people have is they or their employer have their own interpretation of the legislation, without actually fully understanding the legislation. Thereby, leaving themselves open to investigations and potential prosecution from enforcement authorities and more concerning, leaving themselves open to causing a catastrophic or fatal collision.

This webinar will be a light touch sessions highlighting the following:

  • Current bad back practices and the risks of using a mobile phone while driving
  • Consequences of using a mobile phone while driving for individuals and employers
  • The laws and penalties associated with using a mobile phone when driving for individuals and employers
  • Suggested best practice options for individuals and employers
  • When you can legally use a hand held mobile phone while driving.

This is a must attend event for:

  • Insurers
  • Insurance Brokers
  • Transport Managers
  • HSEQ Managers
  • Compliance Managers
  • HR Managers
  • Directors who have any of the above responsibilities
  • Any driver: HGV, bus and coach, company car, grey fleet. 

This webinar is FREE to attend for full members.

View our booking terms and conditions including our cancellation policy.

Places on the live webinars are limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis therefore we recommend you book early to guarantee your place. The webinars will also be recorded and posted on our website after each event for those unable to attend the live sessions.

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