Transport 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

Paddington rail crash 20 years on: Are safety standards slipping?

On the morning of 5 October 1999, two trains traveling at 130mph collided and crashed into each other, causing the death of 31 passengers at Ladbroke Grove. Read More

Center Parcs water safety: Family injured as raft flips over

A man and his niece and nephew have been hurt on a water ride at a Center Parcs resort in Wiltshire, the latest in a series of similar incidents on the ride. Read More

£300k fine after worker seriously injured

A port operating company has been sentenced after a worker was struck by a load falling from two fork lift trucks (FLTs) at the Port of Liverpool in Seaforth. Read More

Waterloo worker death: Engineer killed at Waterloo station

Transport for London (TfL) has confirmed that an engineer has been killed whilst working on travellator at Waterloo Station. Read More

Suicide prevention on the railways: In conversation with Network Rail’s Ian Stevens

It is a sobering fact that a suicide occurs, on average on British railways every 36 hours. Read More

Firms reminded to remember fall risk from vehicles

A manufacturer of steel water storage tanks and supporting towers has been fined after a worker suffered multiple fractures falling from height. 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

Fine after serious crush at recycling plant

A recycling company has been ordered to pay £25,000 after an employee was crushed between a Refuse Collection Vehicle (RCV) and a mini digger. Read More



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