Health & Safety

Health & Safety

On Yer Bikes!

Logistics have started 2016 with a different kind of training.  Nearly 200 Drivers, Managers and Supervisors got on their bikes to attend one of fourteen Safe Urban Driving courses throughout the UK.

On your bike no. 2 resizedThe course is designed to help give LGV Drivers a cyclist’s perspective on the road, as well as undertaking some classroom training regarding Vulnerable Road Users.

Simon Spelman, Area Logistics Manager, who organised the training over the days said: “The Drivers on my course enjoyed the training and had a bit of fun. At the same time it was good to use the highway from a different point of view even though my legs ached the following day!”

On your bike no. 3 resizedDave Hart, Logistics Director, commented: “We treat the training of our Drivers very seriously, especially when it comes to Vulnerable Road Users. It was great to see so many of our Drivers experiencing this unique course and finding out how different it is using the highway on a bicycle than it is in a car or a LGV.  Hopefully, this experience will help maintain our exceptional performance in this area and you never know it also may lead to more us taking up cycling and leading a healthier lifestyle!”