The UK experienced severe winter conditions last year, with extremely low temperatures and significant snowfall. The consequences of this abnormality led to severe travel disruption from; road closures, traffic collisions and stranded vehicles. With the cold weather imminent, RSS Infrastructure Ltd (RSSI) have seen it as their duty of care to distribute a Winter Car Essentials Kits throughout their driver workforce.
RSSI now have a fleet of over 100 vehicles as well as additional drivers, spread across the breadth of the UK from Scotland to Southampton. To enhance levels of safety for the company’s employees, RSSI have already put a number of safe driver control methods in place including; a Specialist Driver Awareness System, Vehicle Tracking System, Dash Cam’s, Vehicle Speed Restrictions and high-visibility seatbelts.
The Winter Car Essentials Kits will be assembled and distributed by RSSI to contain; an ice scraper, bottle of de-icer, a demister pad and a first aid kit. With the ongoing expansion of the fleet, the safety of the drivers is constantly monitored by Fleet Manager, Simon Capper. The Winter Car Essential Kits is another innovation to make travelling during this period of harsh weather, as easy and safe as possible.
It’s important to adapt to winter driving, and be prepared for journeys that make take you through varied weather, road and traffic conditions. Make sure you plan ahead and only travel in extreme weather conditions if it’s unavoidable.
We hope you have a safe and enjoyable festive period.