Brake involves a number of experts from the fleet industry in the judging of awards entries to help determine the winners and highly commended entrants in each category.
Our 2021 judges were:
- Dr Lisa Dorn, Cranfield University
- Colin Paterson, DriveTech
- Neil Shaw, Aviva
- Peter Milchard, the Institute of Car Fleet Management
- Alan Kennedy, Road Safety GB
- Andrew Drewary, Road Safety Smart
- Nick Reed, Reed Mobility
- Stephen Briers, Fleet News
- Andrew Wolrich, Wolrich Consulting
- Anne-Marie Penny, National Highways
- Andy Price, Fleet Safety Management
- Alison Moriarty, Driive
- Zoe Maitland, Arval
- Graham Telfer, Gateshead Council
- Deirdre Sinnot McFeat, Health and Safety Authority Ireland
- Julian Ashworth
A huge thank you to all our judges for making the awards possible.
The award categories for 2022 are listed below. You can see a full list of previous winners and highly commended here.
Company Driver Safety Award for the private sector organisation that has implemented initiatives that effectively enable drivers to be safe. Judges will also award education and awareness-raising initiatives about safe driving that extend beyond employees to their families. (sponsored by Fleetmaster)
There are 3 awards in this category:
- Small fleet for the private sector organisation with a total fleet size of or less than 250 vehicles
- Medium fleet for the private sector organisation with a total fleet size of 250-1000 vehicles
- Large fleet for the private sector organisation with a total fleet size of more than 1000 vehicles
Public Sector Driver Safety Award
For the public sector organisation that has implemented initiatives that effectively enable drivers to be safe. Judges will also award education and awareness-raising initiatives about safe driving that extend beyond employees to their families.
Sustainable Journeys Award for the organisation that has done the most to reduce risk and fuel emissions by enabling active and shared travel (cycling, walking and public transport use), or by improving journey routing to reduce distance travelled by motorised vehicles posing the highest risks to people walking and cycling (for example, avoiding routes around schools.
Dr Will Murray Award for Analysis and Action for the organisation that has implemented strong management systems to identify and tackle the safety and environmental impact of vehicles used on its behalf, carrying out risk and environmental impact assessments, monitoring and recording incident and fuel usage data, analysing data and researching and implementing effective interventions. (sponsored by eDriving)
Fleet Driver of the Year Award
For the fleet driver who has delivered outstanding performance and gone above and beyond in the line of duty.
Fleet Safety Innovation Award for the fleet operator and fleet supplier that has developed a pioneering approach to fleet safety in 2022 with the greatest success.
Fleet Safety Partnership Award for the partnership of a fleet service provider or operator with another organisation that has delivered the most outstanding results to improve fleet safety.
Fleet Safety Product Award for the product that does the most to improve fleet safety through innovation.
Road Safety in the Community Award
For the organisation that has worked hardest with its local community to achieve safe and healthy mobility, for example, by funding road infrastructure improvements such as segregated foot paths and cycle paths, or a crossing near a school.
Safe Vehicles Award for the organisation that has worked hardest to improve the safety and environmental impact of vehicles used on behalf of their business. Efforts to replace vehicle fleets with improved models, fit additional safety components to vehicles, and manage maintenance procedures in line with manufacturer recommendations will also be recognised.
Road Risk Manager of the Year Award for the risk or fleet manager who has implemented exemplary road risk management policies with proven results.
Kevin Storey Award for Outstanding Commitment to Road Safety for the organisation or individual that has gone above and beyond the call of duty in their commitment to road safety, not just within the company but also the wider community.
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UK Fleet Champions Awards
The UK Fleet Champions Awards celebrate the hard work and dedication of fleet organisations striving to reduce road deaths and injuries and reduce pollution caused by their vehicles.
Brake has run a programme of fleet awards in the UK for more than 10 years. We welcome entries from organisations running any size or type of fleet, as well as from organisations that provide road safety products or services to fleets. Over the last decade we have awarded more than 100 organisations for their life-saving work and many individuals have been recognised for their own personal contributions.
After running online ceremonies for the last two years, we’re thrilled to announce that the 2022 awards ceremony will take place on the evening of Thursday 20 October 2022 at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester. The Etihad offers fantastic facilities and we’re already busy planning and preparing for our biggest and best event to date. Click here to register your interest in attending this glittering event.
We are delighted to offer a range of ways in which your company or organisation can partner with the Awards, from sponsoring individual awards to being the evening’s headline sponsor. For more details, please get in touch by emailing [email protected]
Entries for the 2022 UK Fleet Champions Awards are now open. Please submit any entries by 5pm on Thursday 30 June 2022.
- Choose an award to enter
- Download the relevant entry form (you must be logged in to access)
- Tell us all about the award nominee
- Save the completed form as a doc or PDF
- Email it to [email protected]