Transport Safety


Two workers died after insufficient rest

Two men died in a road traffic accident as a result of their employer, Renown Consultants Limited, failing to ensure that they were sufficiently rested to work and travel safely. Read More

Proactivity in driver safety

Nowadays, detailed health and safety policies come with the territory for anyone who drives for work. Companies will instruct their drivers in vehicle maintenance, driving style, designated breaks and lone working before sending them out onto the road. With hundreds or even of thousands of hours racked up every week by organisations with large fleets, this is a natural and necessary step. However, it’s also only a first one Read More

UK to leave EU aviation safety regulator at end of 2020

The UK will leave the European aviation safety regulator after the Brexit transition period, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps has confirmed. Read More

Gap analysis tool launched to help safety professionals manage work-related road risk

Driving for Better Business has launched an online gap analysis tool, which allows safety professionals to identify areas in their driving for work policies and procedures that need improvement and fills the gaps to reduce risk, improve safety and enhance business performance. Read More

£5m campaign to educate the public announced as smart motorway findings are published

The development and implementation of smart motorways will continue but there are 18 key recommendations for the future including abolishing dynamic hard shoulders, increasing the deployment of Stopped Vehicle Detection and an immediate review of emergency refuge provision. Read More

Waste management firm fined £400k after vehicle crushes worker

Waste management company Viridor has pleaded guilty to causing a life changing injury to one of its employees. Read More

Forklift safety law and you

Overwhelmed by forklift safety regulations? Forklift training provider Mentor offers an easy guide to key legislation to help employers, operators and managers meet their legal responsibilities. Read More

New 20mph speed limit imposed in London to reduce road deaths

All roads in central London, managed by Transport for London (TFL), will now have a speed limit of 20mph in a bid to reduce road deaths and increase road safety. Read More

Fleet managers warned to ‘regularly check tyre conditions’

An investigation has found that fleet managers are failing to regularly check tyre conditions. Read More

IRU report uncovers barriers to road safety investment

IRU has released a comprehensive report on road safety investment by mobility and logistics operating companies. Read More



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