According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics' most recent report, almost a quarter of Fatal Occupational Injuries were attributed to roadway incidents. This represented a 5% increase on the previous year. Road accidents are also unsurprisingly the leading cause of on-the-job death for truck drivers in the United States.
Robust Driver Safety policies are essential to a country’s EHS legislative framework and a lack of rigor thereof can put businesses, employees and the general public at risk.
In this article, we explore road safety laws from around the world.