Monthly Archives: April 2016

What is a road?

It might sound a simple question, but there is sometimes confusion over what constitutes a “road” as defined by the Road Traffic Act 1988. This is important because the legislation dictates that third party motor insurance has to be in force in respect of the use of vehicles on a “road or a public place”. […]

Occupational Road Safety

Both businesses and individuals put themselves at risk of enforcement action and prosecution by not addressing the issue of occupational road safety. In 2008 the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) changed its enforcement policy. As a result, if they investigate an accident or incident they will consider the entire management chain of the organisation, and […]