road safety


Bus company and council fined after passenger death

A local council and a bus company have been fined after a passenger was killed when she was run over by a lorry at the bus station. Read More

How safe are smart motorways?

Claire Mercer recently lost her husband in an accident on the M1, after the 16-mile stretch was converted into a ‘smart motorway’. He is the fourth person to be killed in a live lane on the M1 in the last ten months. 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

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

Safer Highways launches industry-wide mental health survey

The inaugural Safer Highways Mental Health Summit brought together senior representatives from government, business and academia from across the national Highways sector to launch the first industry-wide ‘Thriving at Work’ Mental Health Survey. Read More

RoSPA says safety targets must be adopted across England

In order to decrease the number of road-related deaths, England should take Scotland and Wales’ approach and adopt road safety targets. Read More

Cycling to work: One in four commuters feel it’s still too dangerous

Research shows there is still a small percentage of commuters that cycle to work, despite the £1.2 billion investment into the sector by the government. Read More

Is it drivers or managers that create the biggest road risk in an organisation? Why MORR behavioural change is needed

95% of traffic accidents are caused by human error and it’s usually 5% of the drivers within your business that account for 30% of your violations, according to RoSPA. Read More

Driver safety: Reducing preventable traffic accidents

Graham Hall, European Logistics Manager at Air Products explains how new technology introduced last year has already seen the business reduce preventable traffic accidents by 23%. Read More

Motorway safety: Are smart motorways smart enough for accidents?

Police and emergency services have criticised smart motorways, despite a number of benefits, saying they do not help fulfil their duty efficiently. Read More



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