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Driver Safety –professional drivers and the grey fleet (driving cars on company business) post Covid 19

May 20 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Speaker: Jonathon Backhouse, Director, Backhouse Jones Solicitors, Clitheroe

About the session

Jonathan will discuss ways that employers can ensure that professional drivers and employees who are required to drive as part of their job, have appropriate training and follow guidelines in driving for work risk assessments.

About Jonathan

Jonathon is the seventh generation of solicitors in a continuous lineage that can be traced back to his ultimate grandfather who first practised law in 1819. His grandfather started the firm’s specialisation in road transport law (1930) when the first Transport Act was introduced. He practices regulatory law.

Jonathon acts for logistics and passenger carrying clients throughout the UK and specialises in Public Enquiries, Health and Safety investigations, Crown Court matters representing operators in serious criminal cases such as prosecutions for causing death by dangerous driving, corporate manslaughter and serious Health and Safety offences. He regularly advises RHA and FTA and is a frequent speaker at seminars held by Associations representing the bus, coach, haulage and logistics sectors. Jonathon delivers over 80 training seminars a year and is also the brains behind the firm’s weekly webinar which he hosts.

Chambers Guide describes Jonathon as “ … very knowledgeable, very direct and a fantastic orator. He has the ability to understand issues very quickly and come up with solutions… He can adapt himself to his environment and is able to take a complex situation and make it very simple…”

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Driver Safety –professional drivers and the grey fleet (driving cars on company business) post Covid 19


May 20
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm