According to the HSE, expansion in the so-called “gig economy” and the increasing use of personal vehicles for work purposes – the grey fleet – has created some confusion over where responsibility for legal compliance lies.

Grey fleet increase prompts new HSE guidance

The Health and Safety Executive (HSE), in partnership with the Department for Transport (DfT), has updated its guidance on work-related road risk (WRRR) for employers and...
To help organisations reduce ‘at-work’ driver risk, the UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Department for Transport have worked with stakeholders to create new ‘Driving and riding safely for work’ webpages.

New guidance on driving and riding safely for work

Around one third of all road traffic collisions in Britain involve someone driving or riding as part of their job and countless other collisions...
Taking place 15-21 November across the UK, this year’s theme will be ROAD SAFETY HEROES - celebrating the heroic work of the emergency services and road safety professionals across the UK. Brake will also use the theme to show organisations, schools and families how they can all play a part in making journeys safer for everyone.

UK Road Safety Week registration open

Road safety charity, Brake, has opened registrations to take part in Road Safety Week, the UK's biggest road safety event. Taking place 15-21 November across...
The report, Law Enforcement, First Responder and Crash Investigation Preparation for Automated Vehicle Technology, looks at the current and projected state of automated vehicle technologies.

Report examines how first responders should handle automated vehicles

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has released a new report that examines how law enforcement officials and other first responders can better prepare...
The Road Safety Trust, dedicated to achieving zero deaths and serious injuries on UK roads, will open its Small Grants Programme for applications on 9 September 2021 for five weeks.

Funding call for UK road safety projects

Charities, local authorities, and community groups across the UK are invited to apply for a share of a £120k funding pot for road safety...
Panel: Insurance Recognition for Driver Risk Management

Panel: Insurance Recognition for Driver Risk Management

One of the most frequently asked questions by fleet leaders is “How do I get my insurance company to recognize my driver risk management...
Organized by the National Safety Council, this year marks the 25th anniversary of the month-long safety campaign.

June is National Safety Month

This June is National Safety Month, an annual observance to help keep each other safe from the workplace to anyplace. Organized by the National Safety...
And, above a certain minimum level of on-road competence, research shows that it’s a driver’s attitudes that make them much more likely to crash.

Webinar panel: Speeding and high risk behaviors

Research shows that aggressive drivers tend to be involved in more traffic collisions. And, above a certain minimum level of on-road competence, research shows...
The NTSB uses the list to focus its advocacy efforts during the current MWL cycle.

NTSB releases “Most Wanted List”

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has unveiled its 2021 Most Wanted List (MWL), highlighting the transportation safety improvements needed now to prevent incidents, reduce...