Orkney Islands Council is proposing to create a variable 20mph speed limit on sections of roads outside of island schools
Stress & Fatigue Key Cause of Farming Accidents
In Agriculture, forestry and fishing in 2020/21 there were 34 fatal injuries, an increase of 13 from the low of 21 seen in the previous year. The five-year average for fatal injuries in this sector is 28.
First Car Accident: #OnThisDay 1896
On 17th of August the same year pedestrian Bridget Driscoll was killed in London when she was struck by a car that was being used as a demonstration vehicle to the public.
Three people have been confirmed dead as a result of a train derailment near Stonehaven,Aberdeenshire
British Transport Police released the following statement.
Poetry Corner: The Cloud of Fate
On the 15th of September 1830 the first passenger died as a result of a railway train incident.