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NEW DRIVING FOR WORK QUALIFICATION

Posted on 16th October 2014
Third of road traffic accidents involve work-related activity

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WEBSITE TO IMPROVE VUNERABLE ROAD USER SAFETY

Posted on 17th June 2014
Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) goes on-line

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INCIDENT: PLANT IN TRANSIT INJURES ROAD USER

Posted on 14th April 2014
Three excavators topple onto vehicle from low loader

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DRIVING FOR WORK: WINTER PREPARATIONS REQUIRED

Posted on 7th November 2013
HA urges “ill prepared” drivers to shape up for winter journeys

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RECOGNITION SYSTEM MAY REDUCE CYCLIST DEATH TOLL

Posted on 6th August 2013
Major highways provider tests detection system on construction HGVs

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HIGWAYS AGENCY PLEA ON ROADWORKER SAFETY

Posted on 17th June 2013
Motorists urged to drive safely to cut death and injury toll

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FATALITY: LORRY STRUCK CYCLIST AT LEFT TURN

Posted on 9th April 2013
Cyclist crushed by construction industry HGV on busy London street

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DRIVING FOR WORK: BRAKE CALLS FOR ACTION

Posted on 7th January 2013
Research finds ‘at work drivers’ are taking excessive risks

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DRIVING FOR WORK: M1 MANAGED MOTORWAY EXTENDED

Posted on 18th December 2012
HA advises road users of testing for M1 hard shoulder running

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DRIVING FOR WORK: SOLAR POWERED CATS EYES

Posted on 6th December 2012
New studs to provide brighter and clearer illumination for drivers

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NEW PENALTIES FOR CARELESS DRIVING AT WORK OR PLAY

Posted on 15th June 2012
‘Careless’ drivers targeted under plans for spread of fixed penalty system 

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EMPLOYEE FINED FOR LIGHTING UP IN WORK VEHICLE

Posted on 18th May 2012
Window fitter found smoking in van prosecuted by Environmental Health 

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DRIVING FOR WORK UPDATE ON MOTORWAY IMPROVEMENTS

Posted on 18th May 2012
Three miles of M1 roadworks removed and hard shoulder running on horizon

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MAJOR PROJECT LEADS THE WAY ON CYCLIST SAFETY

Posted on 22nd February 2012
Crossrail procurement policy reduces serious risk to London cyclists

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UK CONTRACTORS LOOK TO IMPROVE CITY CYCLIST SAFETY

Posted on 17th February 2012
Majors collating examples of current cycle safety initiatives and technology

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CALLS FOR HSE ACTION AFTER CRANE OIL LEAK DEATHS

Posted on 3rd February 2012
Father demands HSE answers after FAI hears of “box ticking” maintenance 

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HIGHWAYS AGENCY WARN OF TEMPERATURE ‘HIDDEN DANGERS’

Posted on 2nd February 2012
Be prepared to leave your vehicle after breakdown… whatever the weather!

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INQUIRY LAUNCHED INTO CONSTRUCTION HGV DEATHS

Posted on 23rd November 2011
Seven London cyclist deaths in 2011 involved construction related vehicles

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DRIVING FOR WORK: PREPARING FOR WINTER CONDITIONS

Posted on 8th November 2011
Highways Agency provides useful driver advice on ‘Making Time for Winter’

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ROAD DEATHS AND CASUALTIES FALL DRAMATICALLY

Posted on 29th September 2011
Deaths on the road tumble by 17% in 2010 despite small fall in traffic levels

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DRIVING FOR WORK INNOVATION ON NORTH WEST MOTORWAY

Posted on 31st August 2010
State-of-the-art M6 motorway message signs have been switched on by the HA

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HAULIER FAILED TO COMMUNICATE VITAL INFORMATION

Posted on 26th August 2010

Workman brain damaged after machine falls from lorry during unloading

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DRIVER AND ROAD WORKER SAFETY

Posted on 5th February 2010
Highways Agency urges drivers to “Respect Our Road Workers”

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DRIVING FOR WORK

Posted on 28th January 2010
Location signs to help drivers during breakdown on the M50

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LOAD SAFETY SPOT CHECKS

Posted on 21st January 2010
HSE and Police in NW seek out unsafe loads on the road

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SAFER DRIVING FOR WORK

Posted on 4th January 2010
Campaign warns drivers of the consequences of speeding

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DRIVING FOR WORK ON MOTORWAYS

Posted on 9th December 2009
‘Through-junction running’ to improve reliability and safety

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DRIVERS WARNED OVER ROADWORKS ABUSE

Posted on 7th August 2009
Highways Agency (HA) and Police crack down on reckless drivers

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WORK RELATED ROAD RISK

Posted on 29th May 2009
Greater role for HSE investigating work related road incidents

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UNSAFE LOADS ON THE ROAD

Posted on 5th May 2009
More than three-quarters of vehicles stopped not loaded safely

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ROADWORKS SAFETY CAMPAIGN SPEEDS UP

Posted on 27th February 2009
‘Respect Our Road Workers’ campaign launched by HA

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CURTAIN SIDED VEHICLE LOAD SECURITY

Posted on 4th February 2009
Report on good practice for securing loads on curtain sided vehicles

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PROSECUTION MOVING LOADS SAFELY

Posted on 30th January 2009
Security of loads should not rely on friction alone 

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DRIVING FOR WORK

Posted on 7th November 2008
Driver jailed after ignoring Highways Agency Officers

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DRIVING FOR WORK CONFERENCE

Posted on 3rd November 2008
US host conference on preventing work-related driving deaths

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