road safety


Coronavirus: Safety screens developed for taxis

Toyota has developed a new safety screen to fit into the cabins of taxis, to help mitigate coronavirus transmission for taxi drivers and customers. Read More

‘1 in 5 motorists are more anxious on the road than pre-lockdown’

COVID-19 has caused motorist anxiety and stress levels to rocket, a study by IAM RoadSmart has discovered. Read More

App launched to help rescue workers extricate vehicle occupants

Euro RESCUE app gives rescue workers easier access to detailed information for different car models on how to quickly and safely extricate occupants. Read More

Hands-free driving to be made legal on British roads by early 2021

Government consulting on the use of Automated Lane Keeping System on Great Britain’s motorways. Read More

Company fined after causing M8 gas leak

John Murphy and Sons Ltd has been sentenced for safety breaches after damaging a 10-inch gas pipeline whilst undertaking work to allow the widening of the M8 motorway. Read More

Passport to help road workers to be effective and safe whilst on site goes live

A new smart card identification system for road workers has been launched. The system uses technology to reliably deliver and capture real-time information when and where it is needed. Read More

Cycle to Work Day: More than half of city workers considering cycling to work post-COVID-19

Back for a ninth year, Cycle to Work Day 2020, is encouraging as many people as possible to get out on their bikes on Thursday 6 July, be it to commute to the office, or as part of their daily exercise. Read More

Does motorway roadworks speed limit increase put roadworkers at added risk?

Speed limits through most major roadworks in England will be increased to 60mph, Highways England has announced. Read More

Managing Work Related Road Risk as employees return to work post COVID-19 Lockdown

Dr Jim Golby, Director of Research and Customer Experience at Applied Driving Techniques, highlights the opportunities and benefits for Employers as their staff begin to return to work. Read More

Work Related Road Risk in 2020: Not the time for cutting corners

All employers are very much presented with an opportune moment now to shine the spotlight back on Work Related Road Risk ("WRRR"), given that the legal framework which underpins this area otherwise remains unchanged and more than ever, businesses should look to comply. Read More



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