transport safety


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

How TUI Cruises safely managed operations during the pandemic

TUI Cruises has carried more than 84,000 passengers since resuming last summer, with just four COVID-19 cases that were handled without disruption, CEO Wybcke Meier told Seatrade Cruise News. Read More

Waste management company sentenced after worker was reversed over by a loading shovel

A skip hire and waste management company and its managing director have been sentenced after a worker was seriously injured in a transport incident. Read More

Croydon tram crash: Passengers accidentally killed, jury concludes

The inquests into deaths of the seven people who were killed in the Croydon tram crash in November 2016 has opened. Read More

Tip-overs: #1 killer of forklift truck operators

According to OSHA, tipping accidents are biggest single cause of fatalities among forklift operators. In almost every case, the driver was ‘mousetrapped’ between the truck’s overhead guard and the ground. Here, Stewart Gosling of Red Diamond Distribution sets out the causes and what you can do to prevent it happening to your operators. Read More

Worker suffered life changing injuries in forklift truck incident

Kepak Group Limited (formally 2 Sisters Red Meat Limited), has been fined after a worker was seriously injured following a workplace transport incident. Read More

‘Safety technology can’t always replace training’

Darren Clapich, Business Development Manager at HGVC, talks to SHD Logistics about the safety of our most important asset – our people – and how it continues to change. Read More

‘SeatFinder’ launched to enable social distancing on trains

Train operator Southeastern is sharing train load data directly with passengers so they can understand carriage capacity before boarding services and social distance more effectively. 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

Face coverings now mandatory on public transport

From 15 June, face coverings are required while using public transport in England. Read More



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