One of the leading causes of death in the UK is work related crashes.
In addition to the human suffering, this results in increased costs to employers and lost productivity.
Truck drivers seem to have the worst of it with higher rates than workers in other occupations. However, concerns about vehicle safety in the workplace are not limited to the actual truck drivers.
There are many different workers outside the industry who routinely operate vehicles for deliveries, sales, repair calls and clients visits.
As in any driving, scenario, young drivers are especially at risk. A third of fatal injuries at work occur with younger drivers being involved.