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Understanding & Preventing Bridge Strikes

28th May 2024 - 09:00 to 12:30



28th May 2024
09:00 to 12:30
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Lloyd Morgan Group
01543 897505




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28/5/2024 Bridge Strikes AM
£ 67.00

Lloyd Morgan Group’s Understanding & Preventing Bridge Strikes training course is aimed at highlighting the issues, dangers, and potential unforeseen hazards regarding bridge strikes and how to manage these issues to help reduce your likelihood of becoming the next bridge strike operator. The number of bridge strike incidents in the UK remains alarmingly high. In 2020/21 there were 1,624 incidents on the Network Rail infrastructure alone. The traffic commissioners expect operators and drivers to treat this issue seriously and take responsibility. Any failure to do so could lead to an operator or driver having to appear before a traffic commissioner.


  • Evidence if called to a public inquiry by the traffic commissioners, that you have taken reasonable responsibility for training your drivers about the dangers of bridge strikes through incorporating this issue into your driver training program.
  • Protect your O Licence from being curtailed and your drivers having their licence revoked through a better understanding around preventing bridge strikes.
  • Avoid bad publicity. If your vehicle closes Network Rail lines and causes long delays for other road users as well as putting them at risk, you could damage your reputation as a compliant operator.
  • Save time and money from avoiding the costs of recovering a vehicle that has hit a bridge and avoid possible company fines for repairing bridges.


The half day course includes:
  • Impacts
  • Statistics
  • Frequency
  • Hotspots
  • Causes
  • Bridge Types
  • The Law
  • Reporting
  • Implications
  • Risk Assessment
All candidates will receive a Lloyd Morgan Group certificate of attendance on completing the course

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