Traffic management

Key messages

Questions to ask

When you plan a traffic route, your risk assessment should include answers to these questions:

Demountable containers

Delivering, collecting or exchanging 'demountable' containers can need complicated and repetitive vehicle movements, and you need to allow plenty of space both around and overhead. Reversing visibility is often poor as containers block the line of sight behind the vehicle.

The conditions of the site should allow for any specific requirements of hook-lift or chain-lift demountables, especially the quality of the ground and the overhead space needed.