Health Safety & Training

BOC boosts safety with Michelin telematics system
As part of its ongoing commitment to improve safety, BOC, the largest supplier of industrial gases and medical gases in the UK, is to fit Michelin’s EFFITRAILER telematics system to its entire bulk tractor and trailer fleet.

Leading the way in traffic management solutions
Providing unrivalled traffic management solutions nationwide, Gary Keville Traffic Management Ltd. (GKTM),  have operated at the forefront of the industry for more than a decade, working on countless major infrastructure and transport projects.

Volvo vehicles alert each other in traffic
Volvo Trucks is introducing a cloud-based service - Connected Safety - which allows Volvo trucks and Volvo cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations.

RSA research reveals that Irish road users not quite ready for self-driving vehicles
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has today revealed the results of a national research survey it commissioned into the attitudes of Irish adults towards self-driving cars.

Pragmatic enforcement of Drivers Hours Rules during animal fodder crisis extended to 30 April
The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and the Road Safety Authority has agreed to a request from the Department of Agriculture, Food the Marine to continue implementing a pragmatic enforcement approach when reviewing drivers hours compliance applying to animal fodder transport until 30th April 2018.

Volvo recognised as top apprenticeship employer
Volvo Group Trucks UK and Ireland has been recognised in the prestigious Centrica Top 100 apprenticeship employer list.

Volvo Trucks' pioneering automation work puts humans and safety at the centre
The steady advance of vehicle automation enables exciting possibilities for the transport industry and society as a whole.

Distribution and Logistics firms should sign up for the ApprenticeshipsNI programme with Seetec
ApprenticeshipsNI programme can give employers access to more skills, innovation and a £500 grant

Lose the L plates with Advance Driver Training
Advance Driver Training is one of the Northwest's leading schools of motoring, located outside Letterkenny, Co Donegal on the banks of the Swilly.

Driving School Serving Dundalk and theNorth East
It was while working as a driver with Bus Eireann that Martin McLoughlin had the idea of setting up a Driver School.

The Safety Experts
Over the years, the emphasis on training within the construction industry has increased ten-fold as every aspect of the building trade is covered.

2017 Volvo Traffic Safety Report focuses on vulnerable road users
The findings of a new 2017 Traffic Safety Report from Volvo Trucks shows that although the number of serious road accidents involving trucks is dropping, the safety of vulnerable road users’ needs to be improved.

Road-users North & South Urged to support UN Global Road Safety Week
The Week will focus on speed and what can be done to address this key risk factor for road traffic deaths and injuries.

Intelligent safety systems minimise risk of traffic accidents
More vehicles on the roads, a faster traffic flow and a distracting stream of information all impose considerable demands on drivers of both commercial vehicles and cars.

The Driving Experts
Based in Ballina, Co Mayo and established by the late Tiernan Gill Snr in 1971, Gills Driving School is one of the most progressive driver training organisations in Ireland.

School of excellence
Proud to be one of Irelands most successful driving school, Airport Driving School has been teaching people to drive cars, trucks, buses, motorcycles and forklifts with its personalised driving lessons for nearly 50 years.

School of excellence
McMillen Driver Training is one of Northern Irelands leading providers of Driver CPC, HGV and LGV training. For more than a decade, the family-run concern has been helping candidates pass their driving tests and embark on successful careers in the transport industry.

ADTA - a lesson in quality training
So far as driver training academies in this country go, not many have earned such a glowing reputation in the way that ADTA in Mullingar have eight short years after its inception.

FORS gives cyclists new perspective for Ciclovia Belfast 2016
FORS, the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme, will be a highly visible presence in the Northern Ireland capital at Ciclovia Belfast, the community event which closes part of the city to motor vehicles to allow cyclists, and especially families, to use traffic-free roads and to encourage healthier living.

Road-users urged to get behind National Drive to Save Lives
Motorcycle safety, tyre safety, driving for work and vulnerable road-user safety are the focus of this years Irish Road Safety Week which will see a week of road safety activities taking place nationwide from Monday 3 October to Sunday 9 October. T

Questions on drink-driving to be added to Driver Theory Test
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has announced that from Monday 10 October, questions on drinking and driving will be added to the Driver Theory Test for the Motorcycle, Car and Works Vehicles Driver Theory Test.

Volvo safety cab enabled driver to walk away with just cuts and bruises following horrific accident
Paul Cooling, a driver for J. Medler Haulage of Norwich, has attributed his wellbeing to the design and safety features incorporated in the Volvo cab of the FH tractor unit he was driving following a horrific road traffic accident on 22nd March 2016.

Safety comes first for Petrohaul
Galway-based Petrohaul Ltd. is one of Irelands premier transporters of fuel and hazardous goods.

MAHA Ireland always pass the test
MAHA Ireland Ltd offer their customers a one stop shop for all their vehicle testing equipment needs. Speaking to Irish Trucker, Managing Director John Mallon revealed the secret ingredients of their winning formula.

Driver prejudices cause road safety concenrs
Over 16 million UK motorists judge other drivers based on the colour, type, and cleanliness of their car and even let it affect how they drive according to a new study released today.