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"The Health & Safety at Work Act 1974, the basis of health & safety law in this country, sets out employer’s duties to its employees and members of the general public and the duties that employees have to themselves and each other. Remember that the law states that a motor vehicle is a place of work. The Road Safety Bill contains a number of measures aimed at helping to improve safety on the roads of Great Britain and to help achieve targets for the reduction of casualty frequency and in particular revisions to the law relative to the use of mobile phones which is covered under the “Drivers” section of this document. A general introduction has been produced explaining how the new offence of corporate manslaughter/homicide works and where it will apply. It is intended to provide fundamental information to employers, senior managers and others seeking an overview of the new legislation.