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This year Diwali falls on Sunday 27 October, but celebrations last for five days. And, with many families travelling to celebrate with loved ones, it’s important to put safety first on the roads.

Diwali: Ten safe travel tips

Celebrated by thousands of people in countries all around the world, Diwali marks the start of the Hindu New Year. This year Diwali falls on...

MOTORCYCLES

The BikerTek campaign features a spoof pop up shop which has been set up at bike shows and cafes across south east England selling new bike “parts”.

Motorbike safety campaign targets leisure riders

A campaign has been launched by Highways England aimed at reducing the number of motorbike crashes in the UK. The BikerTek campaign features a spoof...

DRIVING FOR WORK

According to the report, 85 percent of customers would use a scheme where delivery drivers took away packaging or plastic bottles as well as dropping off products, while 58 percent would take up price incentives to click and collect in place of home delivery.

Retailers’ plans for investment in sustainable deliveries revealed

Online retailers in the UK are poised to make unprecedented investment in more sustainable deliveries, according to a new report by Barclays. The report, “Is...
Research shows that the number of recorded injury crashes increases in the weeks following the end of Daylight Savings Time (DST). And, with the clocks set to go back one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday October 27 in the UK and Europe, and at 2.a.m on Sunday November 3 in the U.S., now’s the time for drivers to prepare for the increased risks they will face on the roads.

The end of DST: Road safety tips for at-work drivers and...

The end of Daylight Savings Time (DST) means drivers will soon be spending more time on the roads during hours of darkness. Research shows that...
Researchers from King’s and Queen Mary University of London recruited 140 professional drivers from a range of different occupations working in the heart of London and asked them to carry black carbon monitors for 96 hours.

Black carbon exposure levels compared among professional drivers

Taxi drivers in London experience the highest exposures to black carbon compared to other professional drivers such as couriers, truck drivers, waste removal and...