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RISK MANAGEMENT

A recent NSC survey revealed 90 percent of employers are concerned about mental health and chronic stress impacting fitness for duty – in addition to persistent concerns around legal and illicit substance misuse.

US employers urged to take a broader approach to “workplace impairment”

The National Safety Council (NSC) is calling on America’s employers to consider more than substance misuse when addressing “workplace impairment” - in response to...

FAMILY SAFETY

The study from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention (CIRP) and the Center for Autism Research (CAR) at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) is the first to objectively look at the real-world risk of crashes and traffic violations among autistic adolescent and young adult drivers.

New study examines crash risk for autistic young drivers

Young autistic drivers have lower rates of moving violations and license suspensions, as well as similar to lower crash rates compared with their non-autistic...

MOTORCYCLES

The law specifies the type of vehicle that a candidate can use for their driving or riding test. This is known as the minimum test vehicle (MTV) requirement.

DVSA launches consultation on changing A2 test

The DVSA has launched a consultation on whether to allow candidates to take their A2 motorcycle test on motorcycles with a cylinder capacity as...

DRIVING FOR WORK

The red stripes, available on Transit and Transit Custom models, are illuminated by electricity passing through a thin layer of phosphorus gas – technology already used in aeroplane cockpits and on screens for medical and military equipment.

New technology designed to help keep roadside workers safe

In an effort to protect roadside workers, Ford has developed new electronic high-visibility panels which do not rely on other light sources to be...
The guidelines outline existing hazards in the industry, such as poorly maintained bikes, fatigue and extreme weather conditions, and the actions that must be taken by delivery platforms, drivers and restaurants to mitigate the risks.

New guidelines to boost delivery driver safety in NSW

Draft guidelines have been released for industry consultation to provide better protection for workers in New South Wales (NSW) in the food delivery industry. The...
The ministry has recently installed weigh-in-motion strip sensors in all six lanes of Highway 91, southbound toward the Nordel Inspection Station.

New weight inspection program launches in BC

Commercial drivers on the Lower Mainland in British Columbia are reported to be experiencing time and fuel savings, as a result of the Weigh2GoBC...