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Alarming rise in work-related deaths in Scotland

In the last year, there has been a 70 per cent increase in the number of workplace fatalities across Scotland, the latest figures from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) reveal.

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Uninsured drivers on UK roads at its lowest in 7 years

There has been a 33 per cent drop in the number of drivers who have been stopped without insurance in 2018 compared with the previous year, according to new figures from RAC Insurance.

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1 in 4 Brits killed in cars were not wearing a seatbelt

Despite seatbelt-wearing rates of 98.6 per cent for British car drivers, 27 per cent of UK car occupant fatalities in 2017 were not wearing a seatbelt, according to a new report from PACTS.

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Mark Thorley, Director, comments on Legal Aid increases

Mark Thorley, Thorley Stephenson Director and Convener of the Law Society of Scotland’s Civil Legal Aid Committee has commented on the Legal Aid fee increases which took effect from 26th April 2019. 

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Every UK car to have speed limiters by 2020

All new vehicles sold across Europe are to be equipped with speed-limiting technology that automatically stops drivers from exceeding the speed limit, under EU vehicle safety rules. The Department for Transport (DfT) has confirmed that the change will also apply to the UK despite Brexit.

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