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DfT issues safer transport guidance for operators

The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued updated guidance to help transport organisations in England understand how to provide safer services as more lockdown measures are lifted.

The guidance outlines measures to assess and address the risks of coronavirus (COVID-19).

The DfT said each organisation will need to translate the principles and examples in the guidance into specific actions.

It said: "Transport providers should remain mindful of their obligations under health and safety, equalities and employment legislation. Transport providers should try to co-ordinate their planning and actions with other providers.

"Operators should consider this guidance alongside the general advice to the public on staying safe and alert."

 Transport Minister Rachel Maclean

Virtual Smart Transport Conference 2020 presentations available to view now

After three packed days of content the first Virtual Smart Transport Conference has come to a close, but delegates can now gain free access to rewatch all the presentations during the show.

How to watch the presentations

Videos can be accessed by heading to the Agenda & Live Stream section of the Virtual Smart Transport Conference event website and choosing sessions to watch from across the three days.

The event featured thought leadership presentations from over 45 key stakeholders from the public and private sector, with opening statements from transport minister Rachel Maclean (pictured) and Mayor for Greater Manchester Combined Authority Andy Burnham.

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