What is Safe Driving for Work

What is Safe Driving for Work

Safe Driving for work Safe Driving for work includes any driving on a road by an employee as part of their work (not including driving to and from their work) in either: a company vehicle their own vehicle, with mileage reimbursement from their employer Why are we...

Galileo

  The Galileo Programme, a joint European Commission and European Space Agency initiative, represents the first global satellite positioning and navigation system designed specifically for civilian use world-wide. Based on a constellation of 30 satellites...

EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigation Overlay System)

  EGNOS is a joint project of the European Space Agency (ESA), the European Commission (EC) and Eurocontrol, the European Organisation for the Safety of Air Navigation. It is Europe’s contribution to the first stage of the global navigation satellite system...

WAAS

  WAAS is an update on the military GPS system for civilian airline use developed between The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Department of Transportation (DOT) of America. Currently, GPS alone does not meet the FAA’s navigation requirements...

Global Positioning System

GPS is the U.S. Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS). A network of 24 satellites continuously transmits high-frequency radio signals, containing time and distance data that can be picked up by any GPS receiver, allowing the user to pinpoint their position...

Driver CPC Catch up

About Driver CPC Driver CPC is short for the qualification Driver Certificate in Professional Competence which is mandatory training for professional bus and truck drivers. The purpose of Driver CPC training is to keep Bus and Truck drivers up to date on safety issues...

History of Satellite Navigation Systems

This revolution in navigation is the outcome of the development of a military satellite navigation system called the Global Positioning System/NAVSTAR, developed in the 1970s under the direction of Bradford W. Parkinson, now Stanford professor of aeronautics and...

St Patrick’s Day on Irish Roads

Last year 2011 was a great year for the Road Safety Authority given the reduction in road fatalities to their lowest level ever. The year finished with 186 persons having lost their life which was down from 212 on the previous year 2012 the lowest year on record up to...
Cyclists, Pedestrians and Trucks

Cyclists, Pedestrians and Trucks

Had missed this earlier this month but from this link, Joe Duffy Liveline Podcast you can hear Joe and the team talking about the dangers involved, the risks and the consequences....