road safety


Roadwork safety film packs powerful message

UK Power Networks has produced a hard-hitting training film with the aim to make UK roadworks sites are safer by helping to train utility and highway workers. Read More

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

Driver jailed after crashing sewage tanker while drink and drug-driving

A lorry driver has been jailed for flipping a 26-tonne sewage tanker as he drove around the M25 while over the drink and drug-drive limits. Read More

A Christmas tipple too far? The law on workplace drinking

As the festive season begins, it is important to assess your legal responsibility for ensuring staff are not over the alcohol limit while at work. Read More

Thriving at Work mental health survey results released

Highways sector comes together at House of Lords to hear results of the Thriving at Work Mental Health survey. 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

Uber loses licence to operate in London due to ‘several breaches that placed passengers and their safety at risk’

Transport for London (TfL) has refused to grant Uber a new licence, meaning it will no longer be able to operate in London, following the latest application phase. Read More

Road Safety Week: Mates in Mind says suicide rate in transport sector is ‘above average’

Mates in Mind is campaigning for transport and logistics organisations to prioritise the mental wellbeing of their workforces. Read More

Road Safety Week 2019

Every year, Road Safety Week aims to shine a light on how dangerous roads in the UK are, as well as raising awareness of how to avoid accidents. 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



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