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RISK MANAGEMENT

A recurring fleet safety program that provides employers with materials to promote safe driving, the most recent campaign focuses on wellness.

“Wellness” toolkit launched to support driver safety programs

The Network of Employers for Traffic Safety (NETS) has unveiled the details of its latest Drive Safely Work Week® (DSWW) road safety campaign. A recurring...

New year, safer fleet

FAMILY SAFETY

The scheme will see roads leading to the schools closed to non-residents at the start and end of the school day – between 8.30am and 9.15am in the morning and 2.45pm and 3.45pm in the afternoon.

New safe street pilot scheme launched at Cardiff schools

Five Cardiff schools have been chosen to take part in a pilot scheme aimed at improving the safety of pupils. The scheme will see roads...
The list has been compiled by a panel made up of Thatcham Research’s Director of Research Matthew Avery, Euro NCAP’s Secretary General Michiel van Ratingen and Claire Evans, Consumer Editor for What Car? Magazine.

Safest cars of 2019

MOTORCYCLES

Bernard Carlon, Executive Director of Transport for New South Wales’ Centre for Road Safety, said the award was well deserved and shows Australia is leading the way in road safety both here and overseas.

Australia’s motorcycle clothing rating system wins international award

MotoCAP – the Australian rating system for motorcycle clothing – has been awarded the Road Safety Award at the Fédération Internationale de Motocyclisme (FIM)...

DRIVING FOR WORK

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...
IAM RoadSmart says there is “a worrying lack of progress” in driving down the number of work-related traffic incidents in its latest white paper, “The Role of Business Drivers.”

Charity highlights “lack of progress” in tackling work-related crashes

A road safety charity has called for urgent action to reduce the number of people killed or injured in collisions involving drivers working or...
Aimed at employers and fleet/ road safety professionals, the webinar will take place on Tuesday 28 January, 2-3pm GMT.

Bad weather webinar for fleets

Brake, the road safety charity’s Global Fleet Champions campaign is hosting a free webinar about driving in adverse weather conditions. Aimed at employers and fleet/...