Transport Safety


£2.7million fine after boy was electrocuted

A 13-year-old boy suffered life-changing injuries after receiving an electric shock from 25,000-volt overhead line equipment. Read More

Government’s approach to road safety to be examined

A group of MPs are to investigate the Government’s approach to road safety, following concerns that progress has levelled off in recent years. Read More

Motorway workers celebrate safety milestone

Motorway workers in the South East of England are celebrating the landmark of working more than 2 million hours without an accident. Read More

Body cameras in the railway sector: Keeping workplace safety on track

Rail operators are joining the long-list of organisations to rollout body cameras to staff in various parts of the country. Read More

eDriving to exhibit closed-loop driver improvement programme at Safety & Health Expo 2019

eDriving, a global provider of driver risk management programmes, will exhibit its patented closed-loop risk reduction programme, Mentor by eDriving at Read More

Forklifts and pedestrians: How close is too close?

One look at the frequency and severity of UK forklift accidents should be enough to convince anyone that wherever possible, we must do more to keep lift trucks and pedestrians apart. 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

Tailgating: Former ‘Stig’ backs motor safety campaign

According to Highways England, one in eight of all road casualties are caused by people who drive too close to the vehicle in front, with more than 100 people killed or seriously injured each year. Read More

Taxi safety: Taxi drivers set to face tougher safety standards

The Department for Transport has launched a consultation on tougher licensing guidelines, which include the option of installing CCTV in every taxi and private hire vehicle. Read More

Water safety: New guidance released to prevent inland water drownings

Around two thirds of all drowning deaths in the UK happen at inland waters, with 1,029 people being killed in accidental drownings in the UK between 2012 and 2016 Read More



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