2022 agenda & speakers

The presentations from the 2022 Commercial Vehicle Safety Conference, held at Mercedes Benz World on Wednesday 22 June 2022 can be seen below.

For more information please contact Nick Rawlings by email or on 01379 650112.

09:30 - 10:45

Opening session: National Highways – what are we doing to help van drivers stay safe?

Jeremy Phillips

Head of Road User Safety, National Highways

Presentation: National Highways' road safety role

Mark Cartwright

Head of Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention, National Highways

Presentation: 'Under development' safety projects in the light commercial world

Simon Turner

Campaign Manager, Driving for Better Business (DfBB)

Presentation: It’s Not Just Business as Usual

HRH Prince Michael of Kent

11:15 - 12:30

Second session: other stakeholders – what are they doing to improve van drivers’ safety?

Deirdre Sinnott McFeat

Senior Inspector, Health and Safety Authority of Ireland

Presentation: How to improve van safety in urban environments - an Irish perspective

Duncan Buchanan

Policy Director - England and Wales, Road Haulage Association

Presentation: The basics - getting it right

Nicola Jaynes

HM Inspector of Health and Safety, Transport and Public Services Unit, Health and Safety Executive (HSE)

Presentation: Driving and riding safely for work

Phil Breen

Earned Recognition National Account Manager, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency

Presentation: DVSA Earned Recognition

13:30 - 14:30

Third session: driver welfare

Andrew Brown

Director of Business Development, CALM

Presentation: CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably)

Dr Stacy Clemes and Dr Iuliana Hartescu

Reader in Active Living and Public Health, Loughborough University & Lecturer in Psychology, Loughborough University

Presentation: Improving health and sleep quality management in our commercial vehicle driver population

Marcus de Guingand

Managing Director, Third Pillar of Health

Presentation: The benefits of driver fatigue management

14:30 - 16:00

Final session: private sector – what are they doing to improve drivers’ safety?

Matthew Avery

Chief Research Strategy Officer, Thatcham Research

Presentation: The world’s only Commercial Van Safety Rating programme - manufacturers are listening

Paul Aldridge

WJ Group Sustainability Director

Presentation: Community Safety Centred Approach in the highways sector

Dr Andrew Kemp


Presentation: Video telematics and fleet safety

Richard Peak

Senior Business Development Manager, Nextbase UK

Presentation: Dash cams and fleet safety