M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions wins Vehicle Safety Award

Article Date: 17th October 2017




PRESS RELEASE: 10th October 2017


M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions today announced that it has won the Safe Vehicles Award at the 2017 Fleet Safety Awards, run by road safety charity, Brake.

The awards recognise the achievements of those working to help reduce the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers. Brake welcomes awards entries from organisations running any size or type of fleet, as well as from companies that provide road safety products or services to fleets. 

The Safe Vehicles Award, sponsored by Checkpoint, was presented to Director of M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions Jeremy Harrison on 28th September at a gala dinner attended by almost 400 guests at the Hilton Metropole in Birmingham.

The award is presented to the organisation that has done the most to improve the safety of its vehicles, for instance through comprehensive and effective checking and maintenance procedures, vehicle specification and modification and use of technology.

Jeremy Harrison commented: “We are delighted to receive this recognition from Brake for our commitment to Safe Vehicles. The latest Department of Transport figures reveal that there was a 4% increase in people killed in road collisions in the UK last year and, for a business such as ours, there can be no room for complacency. Our in-house fleet team manages approximately 5,500 drivers and vehicles and 14,000 items of plant and equipment across all M Group Services businesses and we will continue to do all that we can to minimise this risk.

“Moving forward, our commitment is to continue to drive and deliver outstanding safety values, practices and performance for all of our plant and fleet equipment, with the continued introduction of new innovations in key areas such as vehicle safety systems, driving analysis, coaching and training.”














Director of M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions Jeremy Harrison



Press contact:

Paul Gilbert, Head of Communications, Morrison Utility Services, Tel: +44 (0)1438 847275, Email: paul.gilbert@mgroupservices.com

About M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions

M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions supports all M Group Services businesses, including Morrison Utility Services, Morrison Data Services, Dyer & Butler and Magdalene, providing commercially effective vehicles, plant and specialist equipment and ensuring that they are safe, compliant and fit for purpose throughout their operation. M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions is a part of M Group Services.

About M Group Services

M Group Services is a leading service provider to the regulated infrastructure markets in the UK, including utilities, transport, telecom, and data capture. The Company operates through its subsidiaries that include Morrison Utility Services, Morrison Data Services, Dyer & Butler, M Group Services Plant & Fleet Solutions and Magdalene.

About Brake

Brake is a national road safety charity, founded in 1995, that exists to stop the needless deaths and serious injuries that happen on roads every day, make streets and communities safer for everyone, and care for families bereaved and injured in road crashes. Brake promotes road safety awareness, safe and sustainable road use, and effective road safety policies. We do this through national campaigns, community education, services for road safety professionals and employers, and by coordinating the UK's flagship road safety event every November, Road Safety Week. Brake is a national, government-funded provider of support to families and individuals devastated by road death and serious injury.


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