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TTC and D. tec International host drug driving webinar May 10th to help companies create workplace policy

Drug use has increased substantially across the UK in the last decade, with the COVID-19 pandemic having accelerated the problem of both drink and drug driving across the country; deaths and casualties from drink and drug have increased accordingly. Driving while under the influence of drink or drugs has reached the highest level since 2011, […]

Webinar on Drug Driving : The Growing Problem. How to Protect Your Business.

The event is for anybody who manages employees, carrying out safety critical activities. About this event A free interactive, collaborative discussion delivered by TTC and D.tec International to encourage best practice sharing around drug and alcohol screening in the workplace. Drug use across the UK has increased substantially over the past few years, with a […]

New mobile phone laws while driving will come into force from Friday 25 March 2022

New mobile phone laws while driving will come into force from Friday 25 March 2022, the Department for Transport (DfT), United Kingdom has confirmed. Any use of a hand held mobile phone while driving will be illegal. Anyone caught using their mobile phone while driving will face a £200 fine and six points on their […]

Vaccine for Vehicles: Preventing deaths and injuries on UK roads

Vaccine for Vehicles: Preventing deaths and injuries on UK roads – Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) briefing January 2022. PACTS has published a briefing – Vaccine for Vehicles – summarising why the UK government should swiftly adopt a package of 15 safety regulations for vehicles made in the UK. This package will take […]

The Highway Code: 8 changes you need to know from 29 January 2022

Rules for all types of road users will be updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses. The changes follow a public consultation on a review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for people walking, cycling and riding horses. This ran from July to October 2020, […]

Personalised Driver Training – How real-life data now underpins long-lasting behaviour change.

Here and now Health and Safety law states, unambiguously, that you need to assess the risk of everyone who drives for work. It explicitly highlights people who drive their own vehicle for work and those in the gig economy. What’s more, once a risk is assessed, an employer must do everything ‘reasonably practicable’ to protect […]

EU European Union Driving licence models and the Driving Licence Handbook

Driving Licence Models This driving licence website displays most of the valid models of driving licence in use in the EEA and provides any important information that is specific to each type of licence. You can search for a particular driving licence by using the country filter. Once you have found the right model of […]

Five reasons why Health and Safety and the driving task go together

Reason One: Employers, and employees, have defined legal health and safety responsibilities Under the Health and Safety Act 1974 in Great Britain, every business must operate a health and safety system. If you have fewer than five employees, you don’t have to write down your health and safety policy, but you must still have one. […]