All taxi and minicab drivers could have to pass enhanced criminal record checks under Government plans to protect vulnerable passengers.
A pilot has explained a key flight manoeuvre that British Airways performed while descending into London Heathrow during the difficult weather conditions of Storm Erik.
Farmers and crofters have been reminded not to carry children as passengers on all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).
Parents at an Aberdeen school have slammed inconsiderate drivers and called for further enforcement action over the number of cars parking inappropriately during collection and pick-up time.
Youngsters at a rural primary school have been given fluorescent goodies by a safety group encouraging them all to be easily seen.
How to prevent accidents offshore through the use of better communication will be explored at The Press and Journal’s next Business Briefing.
Just 25% of bin lorries in northern Scotland have technology recommended after Glasgow’s 2014 tragedy
Just a quarter of bin lorries in the north of Scotland are equipped with the life-saving technology recommended in the wake of the Glasgow bin lorry crash.
A fire chief whose son went into a month-long coma after a motorbike crash is urging people to learn the skills that could help save a life.
Hundreds of taxis are being banned from the roads every year for failing routine council safety checks.
Motorists are being warned not to risk drink-driving as authorities launch a festive crackdown on the crime.
As Scottish agriculture reels from two fatal accidents this week, the farmers union has stepped up guidance on working at height, the industry’s second-highest cause of death.
An annual campaign to improve road safety over the winter period launched yesterday.
People in the north-east are being encouraged to prepare their vehicles for potentially severe weather this winter.
The head of road policing Scotland has issued an impassioned plea for drivers to remain safe this winter following a year of fatal tragedies on the country’s roads.
Coastguard search and rescue helicopter Rescue 900 was called to assist a sick fisherman earlier today.
Police have expressed their disappointment at the ongoing failure of drivers to heed basic road safety laws.
An Aberdeenshire MP has said a public inquiry into offshore helicopter travel is “not necessary” amid union concerns over safety.
A total of 38 drivers were stopped for speeding near to two primary schools in Inverness - with one motorists caught doing almost twice the limit in a 20mph zone.
Calls for school safety improvements were made yesterday after two pupils were hurt when a wall collapsed at an Aberdeen primary school.
Campaigners on the Black Isle are aiming to raise awareness on road safety for horses and their riders.
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) yesterday made public a prohibition notice served to Shetland-based company Ocean Kinetics for a safety breach while working at Aberdeen Harbour.
Volkswagen and Seat are selling vehicles which Volkswagen Group knows have faulty seat belts, a consumer group has claimed.
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Unions will meet with Scottish Government ministers next month to rally support for a wide-ranging inquiry into offshore helicopter safety.
Union officials have backed Airbus’ efforts to make its global fleet safe in the wake of a fatal Super Puma helicopter crash in Norway.
Former JLS Star JB Gill has thrown his weight behind an initiative to improve farm safety for both staff and children after it emerged agriculture is still one of the most dangerous industries to work in.
A safety expert has lamented the industry’s inability to “crack” the issue of deaths offshore.
A retired North Sea test pilot says “remarkable” progress has been made in helicopter safety.
Nairn police are warning of the dangers of deliberately setting fires and the safe use of disposable single use barbecues during the summer months.
North-east council staff subject to more than 5,000 physical attacks at work over the past four years
Council employees have been attacked while at work on average three times a day across the north-east over the past four years.
Young people across the north-east are being reminded to stay safe during the summer holidays and stay away from construction sites.
Abortion rates in Aberdeen have declined at the second-highest rate in Scotland over the last decade.