Posts about Driver Safety

The risks of small screen and social media glorification of speeding

January 12, 2023

A study found watching movies like The Fast and the Furious, compounded by social media exposure, caused people to drive faster and break speeding laws.... Read more

USA miles behind on road safety

December 19, 2022

The USA is increasingly an anomaly when it comes to road safety. It has stagnated in safety terms as other countries have, quite literally, left it for dead ... Read more

WHO calls for greater focus on the dangers of two-wheeler driving

December 05, 2022

The World Health Organization has updated its guidance on how to reduce the number of road traffic deaths and injuries involving two and three-wheelers ... Read more

8 Key Takeaways from the UN High-Level Meeting on Road Safety

November 14, 2022

The UN Meeting on Road Safety convened in the summer of 2022. The participants presented a manifesto for what needs to happen. We pick out eight key points... Read more

Road safety’s critical role in social progress

October 01, 2022

Vulnerable road users account for 54% of global road traffic deaths. 500 children die every day, and older women are 17 times more likely to be killed.... Read more

Six reasons why road safety is an equality and social justice issue

September 01, 2022

Here are six reasons why a reduction in deaths involves addressing systemic global inequalities. We discuss the holistic approach required to tackle these.... Read more

Corporate e-bikes – an accident waiting to happen?

August 08, 2022

A growing number of electric bikes are being used for business travel in Asia. Ensure your employees understand the risks and have access to training. ... Read more

How is the safety of a vehicle assessed?

May 12, 2022

We explain how vehicles are assessed for their safety and what formal programmes exist for this. We also explain the most popular safety rating measures. ... Read more

Safety on Two Wheels: What Motorcyclists Need to Know

May 02, 2022

In 2016, two-wheelers were involved in 28% of global road fatalities. We provide tips for staying safe on two wheels and discuss how employers can help.... Read more

The growing risk from infotainment distraction

April 11, 2022

Drivers using in-vehicle infotainment may take their eyes off the road for a sustained period of time and may also become distracted by interacting with it... Read more

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