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Question 516 December 2006

Parking Space Policy of vehicles reversing - evidence of safety

A number of leading companies have a health and safety policy promoting or requiring that vehicles reverse into their parking spaces. Whilst intuitively this feels like a good idea, has anyone got any hard evidence or studies that illustrate/explain why this is deemed to be more safe?


The following 12 companies answered this question:

  • Scottish Power plc
  • Tube Lines Limited
  • B & Q plc
  • Barclays Bank
  • BP Exploration Operating Company Limited
  • De La Rue plc
  • KCA Deutag Drilling Ltd
  • Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited
  • Monier Ltd
  • Petrofac
  • Rio Tinto plc
  • Total E&P UK Limited

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