Transport 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

Guidance for crane users updated

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has published a revised version of its guidance CAP1096. 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

‘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

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

Project launched to protect HGV drivers from COVID-19 in Uganda

Supported by the Employment and Skills for Development in Africa (E4D) Programme, Transaid has launched an urgent response to support heavy goods vehicle (HGV) drivers in Uganda, as Africa reacts to the growing COVID-19 pandemic. 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

RAIB to investigate Carmont train derailment

The Rail Accident Investigation Branch (RAIB) has said it will investigate the fatal accident that occurred near Carmont on the national rail network in Scotland on 12 August 2020. 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



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