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The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is educating the public on all aspects of child safety in and around vehicles as part of the campaign.

Motorists in Florida urged to slow down in school zones

August is Child Safety Awareness Month and motorists are being reminded to drive safely on Florida roads as children go back to school. The Florida...

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...