Thursday 13 December 2018, online, 2pm-3.30pm GMT
Driving whilst tired is high risk and fatigue is a factor in a large number of crashes. Fatigue, like other impairments such as alcohol and drugs, affects driving. However, whilst drug and alcohol impairment can be measured to identify risk, measuring fatigue is difficult.
Fatigue is particularly dangerous because it can affect anyone, regardless of how experienced a driver they are. At-work drivers can be particularly at risk, especially if they spend long hours driving, drive at night, or have irregular sleep schedules.
Our academic and practitioner speaker line-up will discuss:
- the causes of driver fatigue and the importance of including it in your road risk programme
- sleep disorders, such as sleep apnoea, and how they are identified
- measures to help employers identify drivers who may be at-risk of fatigue
- measures to raise awareness of fatigue through education and communication programmes
Who should attend? Representatives of any organisation that employs at-work drivers, including fleet managers,health and safety managers, fleet suppliers, insurers, fleet risk management, driver training providers.
This webinar is free to attend. To register, complete our online form.