The percentage of commercial drivers not adhering to rest break rules has increased year-on-year, new research suggests.
More than 190 fleet and grey fleet drivers from Northern Powergrid completed an IAM Roadsmart Advanced Driver course in 2020.
When combined, road deaths among VRUs outstrip those of passengers travelling in cars
Tailgating is one of the most common causes of van accidents on UK roads, according to research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles.
Van drivers are almost twice as likely as car drivers to use hand-held mobile phones, according to figures from the Department for Transport.
Tachograph breaks, the mandatory rest stops commercial operators must take when driving, were the cause of nearly 1,700 lane closures last year, according to new figures from IAM Drive & Survive.