Our ISO 39001 Road Traffic Safety Management Systems (RTSMS)
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As experts in transport & logistics compliance, Total Compliance can help your organisation to gain its ISO 39001 certification, in Road Traffic Safety Management Systems.

The consequences of neglecting road traffic safety is a major cause of fatalities and life changing injuries every year in the UK. Figures published by the UK government say that 1784 people died and a further 25,511 were seriously injured as a result of road traffic accidents in the UK during 2018.

ISO 39001 is an international standard that sets out the requirements for best practices in relation to road traffic safety management and provides the framework for organisations and operators to design their own road traffic safety framework, bringing together all of the relevant controls and processes into one Road Traffic Safety Management System (RTSMS).

Who Should Get the ISO 39001 Certification?

The ISO 39001 certification can be gained by any organisation who operates on the road, regardless of their size.  This means that a wide range of businesses and organisations can benefit from gaining the certification, including:

  • Taxi Firms
  • Bus Operators
  • Construction Companies
  • Highway Maintenance Companies
  • Transport & Logistics Operators
  • Any Business With a Fleet of Company Vehicles


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What Are the Benefits of Gaining ISO 39001 Certification?

  • Reductions in costs through increased efficiency
  • Strengthened relationships with stakeholders through demonstrating your commitment to safety
  • Customers feel reassurance that should they encounter an issue, you have policies and procedures is place to deal with it appropriately and they will be taken seriously
  • Provides senior management with efficient management processes
  • Meet organisational safety & social responsibility targets
  • Sets out areas of responsibility across the organisation
  • May give you an advantage when bidding for public sector contracts
  • Reassures employees that they are safe working for you
  • Identifies risks, preventing potentially dangerous and costly incidents and accidents 
  • Deficiencies can be highlighted more quickly
  • Provides continuous assessment and improvement
  • Provides marketing opportunities

What Areas Are Covered by ISO 39001?

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Scope & Context

Identifying the impact the organisation can have on road traffic safety. The standard requires the organisation to commit to the long-term goal of the eventual elimination of death and serious injury resulting from road traffic.

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Establishing leadership commitment by adopting a long-term vision to eliminate death and serious injury. This includes providing resources to establish, implement, maintain and continually improve the RTS management system towards these ends.

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Determining risks and opportunities through assessment of current performance and identifying the RTS performance factors that are relevant to the agency. This includes setting objectives and targets for each performance factor and developing action plans.

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Implementing and operating the road traffic safety management system, and ensuring that sufficient capacity is provided for the objectives and targets to be met.

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Monitoring & Evaluation

Monitoring and evaluating road traffic safety performance. This includes conducting internal audits and periodic reviews of the RTS management system to identify opportunities for continual improvement.

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Continual Improvement

Improving the RTS management system on a continual basis following reviews of RTS performance, and the RTSMS itself. This includes undertaking a critical review of what is required and making necessary changes to improve it.

Why Choose Us?

The Total Compliance team are passionate about transport. With extensive knowledge and experience of the transport and logistics industries, we have got you covered for all your transport compliance and accreditation needs.

Based in Lincolnshire, but operating across the UK, Total Compliance offers a wide range of services, to keep your business compliant and staff trained.

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