The National Security Inspectorate’s (NSI) team of 34 full-time auditors recently gathered in Maidenhead to participate in advanced training and sharing of best practice, as part of their continual development. The team clocks up on average 3.25 million miles each year, fulfilling around 3500 audit days across more than 1800 approved companies.
As part of its commitment to raising standards within the industry NSI’s audit team is increasingly adopting hybrid powered vehicles which deliver low emissions and excellent fuel economy.
“Up to 37 miles of my daily commute to audits can be completed on electric only power, as I charge my car every night. It’s beneficial knowing I can select electric mode when driving through residential and city areas, thus reducing pollution,” advises NSI Auditor Doug Malcolm.
NSI Auditor Dave Bartram comments: “Having owned a hybrid vehicle prior to starting my employment with NSI it was an easy decision to opt for one. I’m not an eco-warrior but do feel passionate about contributing to cleaner emissions. As discussions are underway with respect to zero emission zones in major city centres, the continued ability to drive into zero emission zones is a great positive. I believe we will see more and more of these type of vehicles in the coming years, as the benefits far out way the future impacts and limitations of solely combustion engine cars.”