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RISK MANAGEMENT

It has also published a new video on keeping vehicles ventilated, explaining how you can reduce the risk of transmitting the virus when using vehicles.

New guidance published on keeping vehicles ventilated

The UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated its website on providing ventilation during the COVID-19 pandemic to make the advice easier to...

FAMILY SAFETY

Now the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)’s Division of Freight, Transit, and Heavy Vehicle Safety has developed and implemented a safety education and outreach program called “Sharing the Road with Trucks” which aims to teach new car drivers safe practices from the beginning to create a generation of drivers that know how to safely drive near a truck.

Teen drivers taught how to share the road with trucks

Teen drivers initiate over 75 percent of incidents involving heavy trucks, according to research. Now the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI)’s Division of Freight, Transit,...

MOTORCYCLES

The Helmet Inspection Company comprises a team of academics and engineers in the field of non-destructive testing, specifically in composite materials.

Helmet scan launched to detect accidental damage

A company in the East Midlands, UK, has launched a new safety test which can scan motorcycle helmets for hidden damage after a drop. The...

DRIVING FOR WORK

The New Jersey Department of Transportation (NJDOT) has implemented the system which is available on 647 miles of New Jersey’s highways.

Truckers in New Jersey to benefit from real-time traffic alerts

Commercial vehicle drivers in New Jersey can now get real-time traffic alerts to keep them aware of upcoming traffic slowdowns, giving them plenty of...
Approval for the announcement was given by the secretary of state for transport.

Relaxation of EU drivers’ hours rules extended

The Department for Transport (DfT) has extended the temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours enforcement in England, Scotland and Wales. Approval for the announcement was given...
This will include details of the operator, driver, driver employment details, dates of travel, and the vehicle used before the journey commences.

New EU rules for road haulage journeys

From 2 February 2022, the EU is introducing new rules that mean if you operate loaded goods journeys in and between European Member States (cabotage...