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.
The company behind the yellow ‘How’s My Driving?’ stickers are offering grants of up to £2,500 to develop road safety projects.
TyrePal is launching a new tyre pressure monitoring system to help OEM trailer builders and fleet operators tackle the problem of tyre blowouts on trailers.
Dozens of fleets have embraced a road safety scheme which highlights the main causes of crashes in a series of stickers displayed on vehicles.
O’Donovan Waste Disposal has launched a campaign for 2016 to help raise awareness of a range of safety themes when driving for work.
Cemex UK has opted for ‘Vision’ doors, on six of its 15 new DAF tippers to give its drivers better visibility of cyclists and other vulnerable road users.
Masternaut has announced plans to host a conference which will explore topics around reducing driver risk and what can be done to improve road safety.
Mercedes-Benz Vans has launched a free Driver Safety Guide to support van drivers throughout the winter months.
Network Rail has partnered with some of the biggest road fleets in Britain to help drivers stay safe at level crossings this winter.
Brake is calling for increased penalties and prosecutions for drivers who fail to declare medical conditions in the wake of the Glasgow bin lorry inquiry.
An inquiry into the Glasgow lorry bin crash has called on the Government to overhaul the law governing the non-disclosure of medical information.
Baldwins Crane Hire has been found guilty of corporate manslaughter after a collision killed a 49-year-old man.
Imperial Commercials has been ordered to pay £212,500 in fines and costs after one of its workers was killed when a lorry crushed him.
A transport manager’s “lack of regard for the law” contributed to the deaths of two cyclists, a traffic commissioner has ruled.
The majority of truck operators - more than 85% - believe there should be a UK-wide compliance standard for fleets to improve safety.
A growing number of fleets are putting their drivers through Driver First Assist, to arm staff with the skills if they are first to the scene of a RTA.
Frys Logistics has been fined for tachograph offences discovered after one of its lorry drivers caused the death of two cyclists.