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GMB calls for stronger penalties when people are killed or seriously injured in workplace incidents

GMB calls for stronger penalties when people are killed or injured...

Trade union GMB is calling for a naming and shaming regime and stronger penalties when people are killed or seriously injured at work, including...

FAMILY SAFETY

AAA issues heatstroke warning

AAA issues child and pet heatstroke warning

As temperatures across some U.S. states, AAA is reminding drivers not to leave children or pets in a vehicle, even for a short amount...

MOTORCYCLES

The videos will become part of DVSA’s official learning materials and education products but will not be part of the theory test. They aim to help improve the safety of motorcyclists, by encouraging learner drivers to be more aware of them when driving.

New videos encourage learner drivers to look for motorcyclists

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has released a series of new videos to encourage learner drivers to be more aware of motorcyclists. The...

DRIVING FOR WORK

Driving in wet weather

Road safety tips: driving in the rain

With heavy rain falling across most of the UK and wet weather conditions expected into next week, here are ten safety tips for driving...
According to a 2016 study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, more than 200,000 crashes from 2011 to 2014 involved debris on roads. Road debris accounted for about 39,000 injuries and more than 500 deaths over the same time period, the study found.

OTS reminds drivers to secure their load

June 6 is Secure Your Load Day, and the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) is reminding drivers of the importance of keeping materials...
The trucker, who was seen holding his credit card and phone in each hand, was among over 3,000 dangerous drivers filmed by three unmarked HGV “supercabs” in the past year to improve safety on England’s high-speed roads.

Trucker caught making mobile card payment while driving

Footage of an HGV driver using a mobile phone to make a credit card payment as he travelled along a motorway has been released...