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

Croydon tram accident: Risk of overturning on curves “not properly understood”

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) found the risk of trams overturning on curves was "not properly understood" by the tramway and there were insufficient safety measures, according to its report into the Croydon tram crash last year. Read More

‘Alarming failures’ lead to £500k fine

South West Highways Limited (SWHL) was recently fined after the death of a worker who was struck by a vehicle. Read More

Croydon tram crash: a year on from the tragedy

It has been a year since the worst tram accident since 1959, killing seven and injuring 58 people. Read More

Football agent pleads guilty to death of Highways England officer

A motorist whose dangerous driving caused him to lose control of his car, resulting in the death of a highways officer, has been convicted at Carlisle Crown Court. Read More

Guidance for grey fleet managers published

Road safety charity Brake has published guidance for fleet managers to help reduce their grey fleet risk. Read More

Croydon tram crash: Union strike over safety device

Unions have claimed the health of tram drivers has been put at risk by a safety device installed to prevent future tram crashes. Read More

Do dark evenings put your workplace drivers at risk?

With driving for work purposes having its risks, the clocks changing and the evenings drawing in serves as a timely reminder for employers to make sure they are protecting their staff. Read More

£650k fine after elderly worker killed

An 89 year old worker was fatally injured when a reversing delivery vehicle struck her. A clothing and textile recycling company has been prosecuted. Read More

‘Carnage’ as road safety stalls with 4% increase in deaths

Employers reminded of duty on road safety for staff as campaigners slam latest set of road death statistics. Read More

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