By Emily Hardy, road safety expert at Brigade Electronics UK
Network Rail is urging van and truck drivers to "wise up and size up" after a transit van was the 15th vehicle to hit a railway bridge in Cambridgeshire this year.
The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) will be participating in a roundtable to educate SMEs on how they can maintain and enforce fleet safety policy.
The North West TC has told compliant operators severe action will be considered for those caught using magnets to manipulate and conceal driving duties.
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, congratulates Garic for becoming the 200th company to achieve FORS Gold accreditation.
A Salford cash and carry firm has lost its transport licence after an industry regulator ruled vehicle safety standards at the business were “truly appalling”.
The director of a Mold haulage firm has been disqualified for 12 months.
Licence Check is urging fleet managers to adopt new measures to minimise driver distraction, particularly mobile phone and sat nav usage.
A firm has failed in its bid to operate extra HGVs after an industry regulator found there was insufficient management of compliance within the company.
Director of a caravan firm has been disqualified from running HGVs after he put the lives of other road users at risk by allowing another driver to abuse road safety rules.
Brake has published a crisis response guidance report for fleet managers and HR professionals.
A bed manufacturer will have its transport licence suspended for 21 days later this month after failing to comply with vehicle and driver safety rules.
A fresh call has been made for the Government to fast track the treatment of sleep apnoea for vocational drivers.
All lorry drivers who use satnavs should be compelled to use commercial models say councils, following a series of crashes on the nation’s roads.
Volvo Trucks has launched its new global traffic safety campaign ‘See and Be Seen’ - a new initiative to improve safety awareness among unprotected, vulnerable road-users.
Delivery fleets need to ensure that safety standards are being upheld as seasonal demand grows, says Arval.
The director of a waste disposal company has been suspended from driving professionally after he failed to stop for enforcement checks by DVSA.
Nearly two thirds (60%) of van drivers believe they are made a scapegoat for perceived poor driving standards on UK roads, new research has revealed.
Cyclists urged to hang back from lorries to cut the number of crashes and improve cycling safety.
Transport for London (TfL) wants to speak to employees who are responsible for health and safety management in an organisation with one or more HGVs.