Health Safety & Training


RSA and Gardai reveal half of HGVs inspected at roadside found to have roadworthiness defects
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are urging Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) drivers to carry out daily walk around checks to look for defects before setting out on a journey.


Serious and Minor Injury Road Crashes Drop by a Quarter in 2020
Provisional road collision statistics for 2020 show that while the number of road fatalities increased by nine or 6% there were 1,407 fewer serious and minor injury collisions recorded, a 25% decrease compared to 2019+.


Temporary relaxation of EU driving and resting time rules to assist HGV drivers facing Brexit delays
The Road Safety Authority (RSA), in consultation with the Department of Transport, has agreed to grant a temporary exception from certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules.


Centre of Excellence
These are exciting times for ADTA (Advanced Driver Training Academy) which is evolving all the time to meet the ever-changing needs of the transport industry.


Update on RSA Services affected by move to Level 5 Covid19 Restrictions
Under Level 5 Covid-19 restrictions to prevent the spread of Covid19, effective from midnight on Wednesday 21 October, for six weeks, the Government has classified some Road Safety Authority (RSA) services as essential services.


DAA ploughs ahead with Arocs addition
Autumn has arrived and Dublin Airport Authority is ‘warming up’ for the colder months ahead and the challenge of keeping the airport open and operational in the face of Winter snowfall.


RIES is Brexit proof
Contrary to what some might think, Brexit has no implications for Recovery Industry Engineering Standards (RIES) here in Ireland because its inspections are carried out under EU law.


Get Professional, Stay Professional
The heading says it all for Dublin based proDRIVERS who specialises in providing digital tachographs and drivers’ data card analysis system, the download tools and the training for drivers and managers with resources and auxiliary services.


17% Increase in ‘Driving Under Influence’ Specimens Analysed in first Six Months of 2020
The Road Safety Authority (RSA), An Garda Síochána and the Medical Bureau of Road Safety (MBRS) are highlighting the dangers of drink and drug driving ahead of the August Bank Holiday weekend.


Temporary relaxation from certain provisions of  EU driving and resting time rules expires 31 May
The temporary derogation from certain rules concerning the driving and resting times for drivers of commercial vehicles will, as previously advised, expire on 31 May.


Logistics industry needs clarity on return to work safely protocol says FTAI
The government’s Return to Work Safely Protocol needs revising to provide consistent and clear guidance on the correct use of PPE in the logistics workplace, according to FTA Ireland (FTAI).


Further Temporary relaxation of EU driving and resting time rules due to ongoing COVID-19 pandemic
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have agreed a further extension of the temporary derogation from certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules.


FTA comment on the suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland
HGV testing has been suspended in Northern Ireland with HGVs and PSV given a three-month certificate of temporary extension.


Temporary relaxation of EU driving and resting time rules due to COVID-19
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport have agreed to allow a temporary and urgent derogation in respect of certain provisions of the EU driving and resting time rules.


Ensuring regulation compliance
Based in Portadown, Co Armagh, Mallon Transport Services Ltd offers compliance services to hauliers all over the country.


Limerick company leading the way in supply chain monitoring
GGL Security has specialized in supply-chain security for 25 years and their monitoring expertise has seen the company shortlisted for Technology Exporter of the Year at the 2019 Irish Export Industry Awards.


Gill group continue to serve our hauliers
Load securing courses are covered specifically by Road Traffic legislation and EU directive 2014/47/EU which requires that loads carried by vehicles must be properly secured at all times.


Your total compliance solutions partner
TCTS Group Ltd. is Ireland’s premier specialist Transport Compliance, Tachograph Analysis, Training, Vehicle Examination, Health & Safety, Investigation and Road Safety company.


Southeast CPC pass the test with flying colours
Southeast CPC will celebrate 10 years in business this November and they have many strings to their bow when it comes to road transport training, compliance and engineering.


Leading the way with Live View Safety Technology
Leading technology and solutions supplier C-KO launched a full range of safety, compliance and efficiency systems for some of the newest truck and van models on the road, at this year’s CV Show trade exhibition.


Ireland named second safest European Union Member State in 2018
Ireland has today been named the winner of this year’s prestigious European Transport Safety Council Road Safety Performance Index (PIN) award.


68% reduction in fatalities on Irish roads since first Government Road Safety Strategy
The Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed that there has been a 68% reduction in fatalities on Irish roads since the introduction of Ireland’s first road safety strategy in 1998.


New safety solution from Volvo Trucks - designed to give the driver a gentle reminder
Volvo Trucks has introduced a new safety function, Distance Alert, which makes it easier for drivers to keep a safer distance from the vehicle ahead to avoid critical situations.


No stone unturned in Health & Safety at Saint-Gobain
Logistics Manager with Saint-Gobain Construction Products Ireland Ltd., Jon Goodaker was shortlisted in the prestigious Transport Manager of the Year category of the 2018 Irish Haulier of the Year Awards.


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.