Transport Safety


£200,000 fine for failing to protect safety of workers

DB Cargo has been fined £200,000 after pleading guilty to an offence under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act for failing to protect the safety of its workers. Read More

Conviction over maritime incident which left three men dead

A ship’s skipper has been convicted after his vessel passed too close to a small motorboat off the coast of Sussex, capsizing it and leaving three fishermen dead. Read More

Report published following Carmont train derailment

A report has been published into the fatal accident that occurred near Carmont on the national rail network in Scotland on 12 August 2020. Read More

Webinar: Who is responsible for driver risk management?

Learn best practices of establishing and maintaining a company-wide safety culture and how COVID-19 has impacted driver risk management. Read More

Company fined after workers injured in forklift truck crash

A manufacturing firm has been fined after two workers were seriously injured in an incident where a forklift truck crashed into an onsite refuse skip. Read More

DfT releases provisional estimates for reported road casualties in Britain in 2020

Fewer vehicles on the road due to coronavirus restrictions sees a 14% reduction in road deaths year-on-year. 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

Safety advice for fleet managers

Road safety charity Brake has recently issued several advice sheets for fleet managers. Read More

How safe are smart motorways? Only 48% of motorists say they know how to use them

Inquiry in 2019 M1 deaths says smart motorways carry ‘an ongoing risk of future deaths’. Read More

New ORR guidance aims to improve level crossing safety

ORR proposes simpler and more accessible guidance on level crossing safety to support the rail industry, traffic authorities and local authorities in their decisions. Read More



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