GLOBAL NEWS

RISK MANAGEMENT

Fleet safety vs. fleet risk management

Jim Noble, eDriving’s Vice President of Risk Engineering, recently wrote an article for Fleet Management Weekly entitled Fleet Safety & Fleet Risk Management. They’re...

New year, safer fleet

FAMILY SAFETY

With driving so closely tied to freedom and independence, the American Automobile Association has recommended families with older loved ones plan ahead together, especially when it comes to decisions like limiting driving.

Families urged to support older relatives who cut back on driving

As older adults reduce their driving, men report having less social support than women, according to a new study. With driving so closely tied to...

MOTORCYCLES

In a statement, the DVSA’s Chief Driving Examiner Mark Winn said it had been just over a year since the DVSA started doing more compliance checks on the motorcycling industry.

Enforcement action taken over rogue motorcycle instructors

The UK’s Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has removed over 100 instructor licences and taken 18 Approved Training Bodies (ATBs) off its official...

DRIVING FOR WORK

Drivers who hold F and T drivers licence extensions, which are currently required to drive fare-paying passengers, will have 12 months from July to transition to a new Passenger Transport Driver (PTD) authorisation.

On-demand transform reform underway in WA

The final stage of a comprehensive reform of taxi and on-demand transport in Western Australia will be in place from July 2020. Drivers who hold...
As part of the British Safety Council’s Time to Breathe campaign, the researchers have developed an app that gathers data based on London’s air quality monitoring stations and gives individual users a read-out of the air pollution they are exposed to at work.

Outdoor workers exposed to above-limit levels of air pollution

Outdoor workers are exposed to air pollution well above the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) recommended limits, according to researchers at King College London. As part...
The new three-way agreement with Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie is a 10-point package of safety regulations including: seatbelt requirements, immobilization of defective limousines, increased penalties for illegal U-turns, regular validation of vehicle and driver safety information and new commercial driver license requirements for limousine drivers.

Limousine safety bill agreed after “horrific crashes”

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced a new package of safety measures for limousines drivers in wake of a crash which killed 20...