International News - October 2014

Overseas drivers escape thousands of speeding offences

The Government is being urged to harmonise motoring offences in line with Europe as new research shows overseas drivers are getting away with thousands of offences every year. Research by the...

Risk review urged as HSE updates driver guidance

Fleets are being urged to review their risk policies as the Health and Safety Executive has updated its guidance on driving at work for the first time in more than 10 years.

There have not...

Dubai Chamber sustainability network members conduct best practices session on road safety in commercial driving

The Dubai Chamber Sustainability Network conducted a Best Practice Session on Road Safety as part of their ongoing “Be Responsible - Drive Safe” campaign in partnership with RTA and Roadsafetyuae....

Accident study highlights at-work drivers’ risk rates

At-work drivers are far less likely to be involved in a collision caused by substance impairment or speeding than other motorists, according to an analysis of 1.4  million accidents. However, at-...

Bad driving: what are we thinking?

Last week the UK government announced a crackdown on unsafe driving. From now on, those of us spotted tailgating or lane hogging will face on-the-spot fines of £100 and three penalty points. As...

The Common Cold May Be a Traffic Hazard

Fatigue is quickly becoming recognized as one of the most dangerous driving impairments. But that drowsiness is not just the product of sleep deprivation or over-exertion. Sluggishness resulting...

Road safety bill should take care of drivers' working conditions: Experts

NEW DELHI: Drivers of commercial vehicles, particularly trucks, over-dimensional vehicles and buses, are blamed for large number of road deaths in India. Moreover, despite the government records...

Risk: Senior management could face prosecution following double fatal

The owner of Work Related Road Safety (WRRS) Solutions and former TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) investigator, Edward Handley, says the killing of two cyclists should act as a warning to...

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