Posts about Driver Safety

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

The Importance of Situation Awareness

March 15, 2022

A key foundation to all good driving is situation awareness, which has long been a staple in mission-critical areas like law enforcement and aviation.... Read more

How to prevent driver fatigue

March 07, 2022

European Transport Safety Council complained that over more than 30 years multiple initiatives to regulate drivers’ hours and fatigue had failed.  ... Read more

Core Skills for Your Drivers

February 04, 2022

What makes a good driver? Here is a broad framework that defines the core skills for drivers and how to apply them to everyday driving.... Read more

10 road safety challenges facing low-income countries

January 21, 2022

People living in low-income countries have a 330% higher risk of dying in a road crash than those living in high-income countries. We list the challenges. ... Read more

The science behind taking regular breaks when driving

January 17, 2022

Fatigue is a leading cause of road traffic collisions with evidence to show that crash risk increases as driving time increases. Regular breaks are a must.... Read more

Proactively managing driver safety is the most effective way to minimize corporate liability

January 12, 2022

We explain why gathering and accessing data on work-related driving behaviour does not create additional liability and exposure for businesses. ... Read more

A new Decade of Action for Road Safety: WHO seeks to reduce road traffic deaths by 50%

January 03, 2022

The extension to the global road safety initiative, launched by the WHO and UN, seeks to reduce road traffic deaths and injuries by at least 50% by 2030. ... Read more

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