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HSL load safety guides

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The Health & Safety Laboratory (HSL) – the UK's premier health and safety research and incident investigations establishment – has published two straightforward, jargon-free guides aimed at professional drivers and operators in the transport and logistics sector.

Does your van pass muster?

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Van on the road

VOSA recently announced our intention to ramp up roadside inspections and other enforcement activities in a bid to improve standards of van operation. Half of all vans (light goods vehicles) fail their MOT test. Many of these vehicles are also being driven in an unsafe condition, attracting a large number of prohibitions at the roadside, and found to be overloaded 90% of the time.

The VOSA effect

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VOSA staff montage

The VOSA Effectiveness Report for 2012 – 2013 is now out. Our annual effectiveness report looks at how well our work over the past year has supported the compliance of buses, trucks, and MOT garages in line with standards that help maintain road safety.