Transport Safety

‘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

Union calls for review of mobile crane safety regs

Unite has written to the transport minister urging action to ensure the safety of mobile cranes on roads. Read More

Firm fined £300k and told seat belt policy could have prevented death

A worker died after being crushed by a fork lift truck that overturned while he was driving it, and he wasn’t wearing a seat belt. Read More

Road safety group calls for phone software to have mandatory ‘driving mode’

A group of road charities and organisations has written to software firms to implement 'driving mode' on phones. Read More

Study: Quarter of firms ‘don’t undertake regular safety checks’ on vehicle fleets

Study suggests significant issues with safety checks - especially with grey fleets. Read More

Breastfeeding mother refused entry to bus for ‘health and safety reasons’

Health and safety used as an excuse for a breastfeeding mother being turned away from a bus. Read More

Dehydration has “same effects as drink-driving”

Research reveals 67% of UK drivers fail to recognise major symptoms of dehydration. Read More

Call for urgent action on vehicle safety standards

A coalition has called on government to pledge its support for plans to improve new vehicle safety standards. Read More

Croydon tram crash: draft safety recommendations announced

Draft safety recommendations made ahead of final report. Read More

Crane collapses onto Primark store

Crane collapsed onto former store on Saturday afternoon during refurbishment project Read More

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