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Brake announces FORS as sponsor of annual Fleet Safety Conference 2017

08 March 2017/Categories: CILT, Industry News, Logistics & Supply Chain, Freight Forwarding


Brake has announced that its 2017 Fleet Safety Conference will be supported by FORS. This annual conference brings together fleet managers and suppliers to share best practice in managing road risk. 

It provides a fantastic opportunity to network with fleet professionals, and hear from organisations pioneering fleet safety measures.

The conference will cover topical issues including engaging drivers with safety, safe vehicles, road safety in your community and protecting vulnerable road users. View the full agenda here.

FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, is a voluntary accreditation scheme encompassing road safety, fuel efficiency, vehicle emissions and improved operations. FORS helps fleet operators to manage their occupational road risk and encourages road safety best practice amongst its members. FORS is supporting the Fleet Safety Conference as an ideal opportunity to share safety best practice in the fleet industry; an aim that it shares with Brake.

Brake is inviting bookings from fleet operators and suppliers to attend the conference, which will take place at the St John's Hotel, Solihull (UK), on Thursday 25 May 2017.

Brake Professional members can book their place at the conference for just £90+VAT, or £140+VAT for non-members. Membership of Brake Professional costs from £50 + VAT per year, and members receive significant discounts to this and other events, as well as access to guidance and resources to help manage road risk.

To book your place at the conference, or to find out more about joining Brake Professional, email professional@brake.org.uk or call +44 (0)1484 559909.

Zari’aat Masood, professional engagement officer at Brake, said: “We’re delighted that FORS are continuing their support of Brake by sponsoring our annual Fleet Safety Conference. It is exciting to be working with an organisation which shares the values of Brake so closely. This year’s conference provides an ideal opportunity to network and share best practice with industry professionals; we suggest booking early to secure your place at this unmissable event.”

John Hix, concession director at FORS, said: “Safety is at the heart of FORS and the Fleet Safety Conference is a great way for us to continue to spread that message and encourage operators to embrace best practice. Brake continues to do a fantastic job in championing these aims and we look forward to working together once again to encourage real change in the industry.”

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