SAFED (Safe and Fuel Efficient Driving) Courses
SAFED is a driver development course, consisting of assessment and
training. Its prime purpose is to help drivers to save money on fuel
and to drive safely.
We provide measurements of the fuel saved by every driver after they
have completed the course.
The fuel consumption reduction alone represents a vast saving of
money for your company on fuel per vehicle, depending on mileage.
SAFED courses should be included as part of your overall programme
of commercial vehicle fleet efficiency management.
The SAFED course involves a mixture of classroom and on-the-road
The use of driving techniques
· Better use of gears (to avoid over-revving and unnecessary gear
Keeping correct distances (to avoid hard braking)
An overall awareness of fuel economy and road layout.
Safe and fuel efficient driving techniques
A SAFED Qualified Instructor will assess your company drivers’
performance both before and after the training.
Drivers who reach the SAFED standard will receive a certificate of
The SAFED course lasts for 1 day
Safer driving means...
Less injuries and fatalities on our roads
Less accident damage to vehicles
Less unproductive downtime for vehicle repair
The potential for reduced insurance premiums
Fuel efficiency means...
Improved profit margins
Benefits to operators and owner drivers
By developing the SAFED skills of HGV drivers, employers will
specifically benefit from:
Cost savings achieved through fuel efficiency
The potential to retain drivers in a currently aggressive market
Training to a standard that is recognised by key industry bodies
A training payback period that will offset driver and vehicle