driver safety


Government publishes ‘Safe use rules for automated vehicles’ consultation responses

Last year the government issued a consultation detailing proposals to amend The Highway Code to create rules on the safe use of automated vehicles on Great Britain's motorways. It has now published a summary of responses received, alongside the government's response to the consultation. Read More

Mobile phone laws: ‘The problem of distraction isn’t going away’

'We welcome stricter mobile phone laws, but with infotainment the problem of distraction isn’t going away,' says RED Driver Risk Management’s General Manager Greg Ford. Read More

‘All road users must be informed of Highway Code changes’, says RoSPA

RoSPA has welcomed the planned updates to the Highway Code but has called for a major education campaign to ensure that all road users are aware of the new rules and advice. Read More

The Highway Code is changing – everything you need to know

Rules for every type of road user will be updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses. Read More

Is your satnav fit for purpose? Traffic Commissioners offers advice on satnav use in commercial vehicles

The Traffic Commisioners has offered advice for satnav users after there were 1624 incidences on the Network Rail infrastructure alone in 2020/21. Read More

Fleet management – Director’s briefing

According to the HSE over a quarter of all road traffic accidents involve somebody who is driving as part of their work. Read More

New technology driving change in road safety

Innovation and tech certainly appear to be creating a shift change, in terms of how duty holders and organisations are seeking to manage and control its work-related road risk (“WRRR”). Read More

Top 10 driving stresses revealed as traffic gets heavier

The top 10 driving stresses facing drivers as roads return to normal have been revealed, with the return of traffic jams now causing the most agitation behind the wheel. Read More

How to prevent slow speed manoeuvring incidents

Mark Pawsey, UKI Distribution Manager at Air Products, discusses why incidents that occur at slow speeds can be just as dangerous as those at speed and explains the measures that Air Products has taken to introduce a preventative approach. Read More

Webinar: Who is responsible for driver risk management?

Learn best practices of establishing and maintaining a company-wide safety culture and how COVID-19 has impacted driver risk management. Read More



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