Tag Archives: Road

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”. […]

Does your business risk prosecution for the poor management of occupational road risk?

Businesses and individuals may be putting themselves at risk of enforcement action and prosecution by not addressing the issue of road safety. In 2008, the Health and Safety Executive changed its enforcement policy of the Health and Safety At Work Act 1974. As a result, if they investigate an accident or incident they will consider […]