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 […]
Reason Transport has pleaded guilty to charges in connection to the death of HGV driver Petru Pop in November 2016.
Food and drink logistics services provider Culina Logistics has revealed plans to fit out its entire fleet of around 400 trucks with forward facing cameras and remote speeding alerts. The operator will also install a trailer tracking system on almost 1,000 trailers. Both measures are subject to a successful trial of the respective systems that will get underway in August.
An HGV driver was caught holding two mobile phones – one to each ear – as he drove along the M4 in his 44-tonne vehicle.