driver safety


Lorry drivers must not be driven to exhaustion by no deal Brexit, warns Unite

Long distance lorry drivers are expected to bear the brunt of any disruption that a no deal Brexit could create, which according to Unite’s warning, could lead to exhausted drivers which pose a threat to other road users. Read More

TfL must tackle bus driver exhaustion after 21% admit having to ‘fight sleepiness’ at the wheel

Trade Union Unite has urged TfL to take definitive action to tackle fatigue among London bus drivers, following the publication of a new report. Read More

Preparing for the future: Road safety and occupational health in the era of autonomous cars

Giles Kirkland addresses the responsibility and decision-making capacities of Artificial Intelligence, lack of the human factor, automated traffic and whether road regulations are adjusted to self-driving vehicles. Read More

Life changing injuries due to unsafe working practice

A Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) driver was struck by a paper reel that was being loaded on to his trailer, suffering several fractures to his lower body. Read More

Tuffnells creates new campaign to promote safety for drivers

Tuffnells has created a new campaign called 'Think Safety First', to help raise awareness about the safety of its drivers and employees. Read More

Licence checking company to attend Safety & Health Expo 2019

A licence checking company will be attending the Safety and Health Expo 2019 to showcase its new updates on accident recording and many more features. Read More

Driver safety: Reducing preventable traffic accidents

Graham Hall, European Logistics Manager at Air Products explains how new technology introduced last year has already seen the business reduce preventable traffic accidents by 23%. Read More

Lorries at sea – urgent safety advice issued by MAIB

The Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MAIB) has issued a warning to all lorry drivers who use ferries. Read More

Taxi safety: Shropshire firm wins council taxi safety contract

A dedicated call centre will be in place to take bookings and payments, speeding up the process, so potential taxi drivers can be trained and put through their paces for their badges quicker. Read More

eDriving to exhibit closed-loop driver improvement programme at Safety & Health Expo 2019

eDriving, a global provider of driver risk management programmes, will exhibit its patented closed-loop risk reduction programme, Mentor by eDriving at Read More



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