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UK government announces policy review on alcohol interlocks

The UK government is looking at the feasibility of adding the use of alcohol interlocks to drink-driver rehabilitation programmes. 

Specialty minerals firm fined £200k after worker fatally struck by forklift

A company that manufactures calcium carbonate for the global paper and packing industry has been fined £200,000 for failing to segregate pedestrians and vehicles at its Birmingham premises after a worker was struck by a forklift truck, leaving her with fatal injuries.

Quiet electric vehicles must make engine noise to protect pedestrians

Manufacturers of electric vehicles inside the European Union must now fit sound generators to alert other road users and vulnerable pedestrians, under an EU regulation that came into force today (1 July).

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Driven to distraction

Inattentive and distracted drivers carry risks for their employers as well as the public.

Driver safety special: A mounting concern

Two years in, Biffa’s campaign to stop reckless driving on pavements has shifted gears. 

Driver safety special: Driven to change

Driver performance data is of limited use if you don’t use it to coach better behaviour. 

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