Case Study - AstraZeneca - Reducing driver crashes and injuries

12 Feb 2019

AstraZeneca UK Marketing Company is responsible for all marketing operations for AstraZeneca in the UK.

The business employs just over 700 UK staff of which around 650 drive cars for work, either company or privately-owned. AstraZeneca has worked with DriveTech since 2013 on its Drive Success programme which  addresses AstraZeneca’s largest area of risk – employees who drive for work. It is a core part of AstraZeneca’s HR and employee engagement strategy.

DriveTech (UK) Ltd.
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T: 01256 610907

Fanum House
Basing View
RG21 4EA
Basingstoke , Hampshire
United Kingdom

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