Thousands of injuries occur every year, including some on e-scooters. Some are so severe that they are life-changing. However, it is frustrating that many of these injuries are preventable.
Injury Prevention Week, which runs for a week every year,...Read More
The health benefits of cycling are well documented but there are environmental advantages too.
Groups will be promoting the benefits of cycling throughout National Bike Week and this year it runs from June 6th – 12th.
What is Bike Week?
Bike W...Read More
The number of cyclists increases every summer but what are your road rights as a cyclist?
Recent changes to the Highway Code give cyclists priority over other vehicles. This includes motorcycles, cars, vans, and trucks.
Cyclists now have some p...Read More
The government has announced more changes to the Highway Code. This time focussing on self-drive vehicles.
It wants to ensure, that when self-drive vehicles hit the roads, motorists are as safe as possible.
The changes to the Highway Code outli...Read More
If a hospital trust had provided better care, hundreds of babies could have survived according to a report unveiled last week.
The Ockenden Report uncovered failings at the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust and the review has now provided ...Read More
Europe is introducing new vehicle safety laws designed to save thousands of lives. However, the UK government has not confirmed whether they will apply here in the UK.
The European Parliament agreed on the new safety standards back in 2019. At the...Read More
Almost half a million people work in the UK's deadliest industry – agriculture.
Farming is more dangerous than other occupations. Yet, it is still a workplace and employees should feel safe at work.
Legislation in the Health and Safety at Wor...Read More
Anyone working onboard ships or boats will be better protected from May this year as new legislation comes into force.
The new safety rules for enclosed spaces onboard vessels aim to tighten up safety and are aimed at those who work in enclosed sp...Read More
A major overhaul of the Highway Code came into force this weekend. The aim is to improve road safety and it affects all road users.
This includes motorists, pedestrians, cyclists, and horse riders and a total of eight sections of the Highway Code ...Read More
A lot of people think heavier loads carried on vehicles, are more likely to be secure but, it can be the opposite.
Unsecured loads contribute to more than 22,000 road-related incidents on motorways. Many go unreported so the figure is likely to be...Read More