driver safety


Urgent action is needed to reduce fatal and serious crashes involving at-work drivers, says IAM RoadSmart

Urgent action is needed to tackle the stagnation in the number of people killed or injured in collisions involving drivers working or travelling on business, according to IAM RoadSmart. Read More

Winter driving doubles risks for fleet drivers

Winter weather and the festive season double the risk of accidents for fleet and work drivers, says DriveTech. Read More

‘Many companies view road risk as managing compliance and not managing the risk itself’, health and safety lawyer tells fleet chiefs

Many companies are compliant with work-related road safety legislation, but those same employers fail to effectively manage vehicles, drivers and journeys on a day-to-day basis thus risking potential criminal prosecutions and/or civil actions in the event of a crash. Read More

Driver eye care – minimising risk

Stark Government statistics show that up to a third of all road traffic accidents involve someone who is working at the time. Read More

How to tackle driver fatigue

With the clocks having gone back and the days shortening it is often this time of year when attention turns to driver fatigue. Read More

Staying safe on the road, with RoSPA

Charlene Trussler, Health, Safety and Compliance Manager, from Clarion Response explains how entering the RoSPA Awards is helping to keep its drivers safe. Read More

‘Baffling’ grey fleets could lead to safety issues for businesses

The confusion surrounding so called grey fleets could lead to uninsured drivers and unsafe vehicles on Britain’s roads. That’s according to Malcolm Maycock, Managing Director of Licence Bureau. Read More

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



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