road safety


Government delays rollout of further all-lane smart motorways in response to Transport Committee report

The implementation of new ‘all-lane running’ smart motorways has been paused while the safety of the initiative is assessed, the government has said. 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

Government to make it illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving ‘under any circumstance’

The government is strengthening existing laws making it illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving under virtually any circumstance. 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

Department for Transport launches consultation on Road Collision Investigation Branch

The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a consultation on proposals to set up a Road Collision Investigation Branch (RCIB). Read More

Are you manging your work-related road risk?

Annually, 40,000 people will encounter a road traffic collision at work, this makes WRRR a priority in the HSE's Logistics and Transport Sector Plan. Read More

Tackling drug-driving

This Global Fleet Champions factsheet sets out information about measures for addressing drug-driving within fleets. Read More

Thames Water fined £100,000 for unsafe street work practices

TfL has successfully prosecuted Thames Water for four safety streetworks related offences committed on the Transport for London Road Network. Read More

Haulage industry urged to take action after 1 in 2 companies report a rise in mental health problems amongst drivers

A recent study has found that 50% of logistics companies have seen an increase in employee stress, anxiety and other mental health issues. Read More

Quality assurance of all lane running motorway data published

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has released a report, following an independent review of the data concerning the safety of all lane running motorways. Read More



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