More than a quarter of all road traffic incidents may involve somebody who is driving as part of their work at the time (Department for Transport figures).
Health and safety law applies to work activities on the road in the same way as it does to all work activities and you need to manage the risks to drivers as part of your health and safety arrangements. This leaflet suggests ways you can do this. Effective management of work-related road safety helps reduce risk, no matter what size your organisation is.
The Managing work-related road safety leaflet applies to any employer with employees who drive, or ride a motorcycle or bicycle at work, as well as self-employed people. It also applies to those using their own vehicle for a work-related journey. It will be particularly valuable to those responsible for fleet management. Employees and their safety representatives will also find it helpful. Employers with large goods vehicles (LGVs) or passenger carrying vehicles (PCVs) may also be subject to specific