Is it time to ditch the phone whilst driving?

Is it time to ditch the phone whilst driving?

Ten years ago it was made illegal to use a mobile phone to talk or text while driving in the UK.  Similiar measures were introduced in Ireland too and currently you can face a 2 penalty point enforcement and a €60 fine for holding a mobile phone whist driving.  Hence...
Manual Handling Course for Drivers

Manual Handling Course for Drivers

Manual Handling Course for Drivers What’s it about? “Manual Handling Training Course for Drivers” is designed to give drivers & helpers the skillset and knowledge to perform manual handling tasks in a safe manner which will help prevent damage or injury....

Speed Limit Changes for Buses / Coaches

Speed Limit Changes for Buses On of the most popular questions on the Driver CPC course for bus drivers is about speed limits for buses. The speed limits were changed from the 1st February 2009  that have changed the maximum speed limits for Buses and Coaches when...

Do you know our drivers are getting older?

IOSH Ireland Southern District 17th Annual Conference – ”Safety the age old question” and District AGM  I’ve been asked to speak at this conference on the 16th April 2013 and to have a look at how our driving is affected as we age. You might be aware that...
Remembering Road Traffic Victims – IRVA

Remembering Road Traffic Victims – IRVA

IRVA – The Irish Road Victims’ Association I was speaking with Donna Price over the last few months from IRVA – The Irish Road Victims’ Association who do remarkable work for the bereaved whose family members lives have been cut short on our roads. Donna...
Changes across the EU in Driving

Changes across the EU in Driving

Driving Age Raised and other changes   January 2013 was an interesting month from every angle here at SafeDrivingForWork.com The 19th of January was a unique day across the EU which saw the introduction of the new EU Driving Licence across member states. The age...