10 episodes

Transport

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Transport

    • video
    Automotive Mechatronics

    Automotive Mechatronics

    Dr Stefano Longo explains Automotive Mechatronics and looks at how this field is developing.

    • 3 min
    Interview with Kevin Day, Driver Training Manager at West Midlands Fire Service

    Interview with Kevin Day, Driver Training Manager at West Midlands Fire Service

    Interview with Kevin Day, Driver Training Manager at West Midlands Fire Service from the recent International Conference on Driver Behaviour in Paris.

    West Midlands Fire Service are one of the largest UK services and Kevin talks about his experiences of implementing a behavioural approach to risk assessment and driver training.

    • 7 min
    Interview with Rob Giff from PACTS

    Interview with Rob Giff from PACTS

    How Organisations Can Manage Work Related Road Risk: Interview with Robert Gifford, PACTS - Fleet Safety Podcast #2

    An interview with Robert Gifford, Executive Director of the UK Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) for the Fleet Safety podcast. PACTS is a registered charity and an associate Parliamentary Group. Its charitable objective is "To protect human life through the promotion of transport safety for the public benefit". Its aim is to advise and inform members of the House of Commons and of the House of Lords on air, rail and road safety issues.

    Robert Gifford is a member of the Ministerial Road Safety Advisory Panel. Since 1997 he has acted as a special adviser on transport safety matters to the House of Commons Transport Select Committee. He sits on the Safety Advisory Board set up by the Rail Safety and Standards Board and on the National Steering Group of the Driver Offender Retraining Group. He is also an external research adviser for the Department for Transport on road and vehicle safety.

    In the interview, Robert talks about the importance of work related road safety and offers advice for organisations in managing fleet risk and complying with legislation - with particular reference to the UK Corporate Manslaughter Act and recent mobile phone legislation.

    • 9 min
    Interview with James Burrows, Professional Services Manager at Balfour Beatty PLC

    Interview with James Burrows, Professional Services Manager at Balfour Beatty PLC

    Balfour Beatty are a major UK construction company, with over 50,000 employees worldwide and a commitment to occupational safety, through their Zero Harm initiative. James worked with Cranfield University/ DriverMetrics to set up Balfour Beatty’s fleet safety program and in this interview he shares his experience and advice on improving driver safety within Balfour Beatty’s fleet, including driver risk assessment, selecting training interventions including classroom and simulator based training as well as getting senior management buy in to fleet safety programmes.

    • 23 min
    • video
    Students view - MSc in Automotive Product Engineering

    Students view - MSc in Automotive Product Engineering

    Students experience of the MSc in Automotive Product Engineering

    • 2 min
    • video
    MSc Ultra Precision Technologies

    MSc Ultra Precision Technologies

    Course Director view

    • 6 min

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