Road safety

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    ‘Two-second rule’ campaign launched by National Highways

    National Highways has launched a new campaign urging drivers to keep a minimum two second gap, or risk putting themselves and others in danger.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 14 March 2022

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    Time to drive up standards

    Poor conditions are forcing HGV drivers off the road. What do they want to see change?

    By Belinda Liversedge on 07 March 2022

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    Driving into danger: why Indian truckers are at risk

    Indian truck drivers face a high risk of road accidents and health problems caused by poor working conditions, and the situation is compounded by the unorganised nature of the trucking industry.

    By Orchie Bandyopadhyay on 08 March 2022

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    E-scooter deliveries – advice to takeaway

    E-scooters have become a common sight on UK roads over recent years. Not only are they used by individuals for short journeys or daily commutes, they are also now being ridden by takeaway drivers.

    By Ben Bepper, Bolt Burdon Kemp on 25 November 2021

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    Road haulage boss jailed after disregard for safety led to deaths of two men

    A driver and his boss have been sentenced to a total of over 20 years in prison, after an articulated lorry with no working breaks ploughed into two men and killed them.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 09 July 2021

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    Managing road risk: the growing role of technology

    Nineteen per cent of workplace fatalities occur from being struck by a moving vehicle, which is an average of 26 fatal injuries per year, according to the Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) annual statistics report for 2019/20.

    By Emma Evans, Pinsent Masons on 10 May 2021

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    Safety – one kilometre at a time: how Transport Corporation of India (TCI Group) won the James Tye award for its road safety campaign

    Transport Corporation of India (TCI Group) was awarded the James Tye award for its brave and imaginative initiative to raise awareness of road safety in India. Safety Management finds out more about the project.

    By Belinda Liversedge on 30 November 2020

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    Improving road safety in India

    Every year in India, around 150,000 people are killed in road traffic incidents. Three experts give their views on how the country can improve its road safety record.

    By Gajal Gupta on 09 November 2020

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    A real examination

    Thorough examinations of forklift trucks are vital to ensure they remain safe to use.

    By Geoff Martin, Consolidated Fork Truck Services on 02 November 2020

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    On the road

    Staff who drive as part of their work must be consulted on any rules designed to ensure safe driving, otherwise they will not be committed to following them.

    By Simon Turner, Driving for Better Business on 02 November 2020