Being struck by a moving vehicle continues to be one of the three most common causes of death among workers, according to latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Nearly a fifth (18%) of the total number of deaths in 2020/21 were due to being hit by vehicles, with 25 fatalities recorded. The HSE said 77% of all fatal injuries were accounted for by just five different accident kinds in the five years to 2020/21 and that falls […]
Transaid has secured funding for a professional driver training programme in Ghana, raising standards and expanding training capacity for HGV drivers.
A planning appeal by developers wanting to overhaul vehicle movements at a controversial warehouse in Milton Keynes so that lorries could operate 24/7 has been dismissed.
Brigade Electronics chairman and chief executive Chris Hanson-Abbott has called for the fitment of more safety systems on vehicles to be made mandatory, after being presented with an OBE for services to vehicle road safety.