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FAMILY SAFETY

With the summer holidays drawing to a close, Car Seats Colorado, a partnership of the Colorado Department of Transportation and Colorado State Patrol, is providing a quick checklist to keep kids safe and avoid serious injury in a crash.

Parents reminded about car seat safety

Parents are being reminded of the importance of having the right car seat for their children as they prepare to go back to school. With...

MOTORCYCLES

Every year more than 5,000 motorcyclists are killed in crashes on US roads with many of the tragedies attributed to a motor vehicle driver not seeing the motorcyclists.

Bikers reluctant to wear high-visibility clothing

Motorcyclists are reluctant to wear high-visibility gear which could make them safer on the road, according to a new report. Every year more than 5,000...

DRIVING FOR WORK

The FTA says that efficient logistics is vital to keep Britain trading, directly having an impact on more than seven million people employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. 

FTA expresses concern following leak of “No Deal” report

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has voiced its concern about potential challenges facing the logistics sector in the event of a “No Deal” Brexit. In...
In October 2019 the first phase of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) begins, which will see HGVs over 12 tonnes entering or operating in Greater London requiring a free safety permit.

New HGV safety scheme alone “will not achieve zero vehicular harm”...

The haulage industry body has urged the Mayor of London to find more effective ways of achieving zero vehicular harm in the capital. In October...
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) requested comments on a possible pilot program to allow 18- to 20-year-old drivers to operate commercial vehicles in interstate commerce.

IIHS calls for more research into crash risk of young truck...

More research into the crash risk of truck drivers under age 21 should be conducted before allowing them to drive between states, according to...