Personal Injury

Staffordshire company “put lives in danger”

A Stoke-on-Trent company has been stung with a £10,000 fine after a passer-by spotted an employee cleaning a roof without proper protection to stop him from falling. 

Campaigners clash over plans to increase HGV speed limit

Plans to increase the speed limit for lorries on a large number of British roads have led to angry exchanges about road safety.

Drivers fooled into thinking rural roads are safer

One in three drivers admit to travelling too fast on rural roads, new research reveals.

Firm fined after worker is injured

A Midlands steelwork firm has been ordered to pay over £20,000 in fines and costs after a metal sheet fell on a worker’s foot.

Fears remain about cycle safety

AROUND half of all adults believe that their local roads are too dangerous for cyclists, a new poll has shown.

DEATHS and injuries on the road remain one of the most serious work related safety issues, new research shows.

The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) commissioned the TRL (Transport Research Laboratory) and the Centre for Transport Studies at University College London to assess the progress that employers have made in reducing the risks.

Recorded Injuries Increase on 20mph Roads

Figures published earlier this week have revealed that the number of casualties recorded on 20mph roads within the UK has significantly increased over the last year.

Cyclists Injured Following Collisions with Potholes

With only a few days to go until the biggest cycling race of the year, the Tour de France, starts in Yorkshire; it has been revealed that councils throughout England are to share £168 million worth of government funding, to … Continue reading

Research to Examine Effects of Reduced Speed Limits

Each year, a vast number of road users are seriously and fatally injured on the UK roads; and in an attempt to reduce the number of accidents which occur, a number of local authorities have introduced reduced speed limits within … Continue reading

Road Injury Figures Fall

Official government figures published earlier this week have revealed that the number of reported fatalities on UK roads fell to their lowest levels during the twelve months of last year.

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