The Health and Safety Executive has recently published an updated version of its Driving At Work Guidelines many organisations are concerned about ensuring they have appropriate driving for work policies. The HSE badging endorsing the document should add weight to persuading business to have this embedded into their overall health and safety policies and practices Drive Safe Glasgow. To download the document go to
RoSPA has revamped its child car seats website which gives advice to parents and carers on the safest way for children to travel in cars. The website receives around 4,500 visits every day and is a trusted source of safety information for anyone needing advice about child car restraints. The re-design was funded by the DfT.
From the 7 November EU Member States will exchange information on drivers who commit traffic offences abroad, including the four “big killers” that cause 75% of road fatalities – speeding, running traffic lights, failure to use seatbelts and drink driving. This information exchange will ensure that foreign offenders can be pursued and punished across borders. It further improves the consistent enforcement of road safety rules throughout the EU by ensuring equal treatment of offenders.