With the first really cold snap of the winter being felt across the country, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has taken the opportunity to remind employers of their responsibilities to keep workers safe during cold weather.
The Government is not on track to meet objectives to increase rates of active travel by 2025 according to a report published by the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) which warns that funding cuts made this year by the Department for Transport (DfT) could hold back progress.
Local authorities and regional transport operators have been awarded a share of £1.3 million in joint UK Government and industry funding to study the feasibility of self-driving mass transit solutions across the country.
The senior coroner for Liverpool and Wirral has issued a “Prevention of future deaths report” after an inquest hearing into the deaths of schoolgirl Jessica Baker and coach driver Stephen Shrimpton in a crash on the northbound M53 in September.
Transport for London (TfL) is offering hundreds of places for free active bystander training with charity Protection Approaches as part of its zero-tolerance approach to hate crime on the London transport network.