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RISK MANAGEMENT

Events involving transportation incidents accounted for the largest share of fatalities.

Fatal work injuries increase 2%

There were 5,333 fatal work injuries recorded in the United States in 2019, a two percent increase from the 5,250 in 2018, according to...

FAMILY SAFETY

In 2021, the campaign is being extended for a full month, with Road Safety Month running 18 January – 17 February.

India holds National Road Safety Month

Every year, The Government of India’s Ministry of Road Transport & Highways observes National Road Safety Week during January. In 2021, the campaign is...

MOTORCYCLES

Minister for Regional Transport and Roads Paul Toole says a new video released by Transport for NSW and the Motorcycle Council shows riders how the Anti-lock Braking Systems (ABS) safety feature works.

Motorcycle riders given a safety lesson in ABS

October is Motorcycle Awareness Month in New South Wales (NSW), Australia, and riders are being encouraged to learn how to protect themselves better on...

DRIVING FOR WORK

Of 520 fatalities recorded by the police in 2018 from road collisions involving a working driver/rider, 432 (83 percent) of these were other road users. Working drivers and their passengers accounted for 88 fatalities (17 percent).

New report reveals extent of driving for work crashes

A third of road deaths and a fifth of serious injuries are sustained in collisions involving a working driver or rider, according to a...
Included in the guidance is advice on car sharing, with confirmation that car sharing is permitted if it “is reasonably necessary as part of your work”.

New UK COVID-19 guidance for car sharing

The UK government’s Department for Transport has issued new guidance related to travelling during the coronavirus outbreak. Included in the guidance is advice on car...
The UK Government has published detailed guidance on its website, covering everything from licence requirements and international driving permits to new border control processes.

Brexit guidance: transporting goods between Great Britain and the EU

Haulage and commercial drivers who move goods between Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and the European Union (EU) will be subject to new...