Policy paper

Transport accident investigation branches: roles and relationship with DfT

Outlines aims and roles of the transport accident investigation branches and their relationship with the Department for Transport (DfT).

Documents

Protocol: the role of air, marine and rail accident investigation branches and their relationship with the Department for Transport

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The general aims of the transport accident investigation branches are to improve practice and avoid future accidents by:

  • improving the safety of their respective sectors
  • preventing accidents and incidents
  • undertaking independent investigation of rail, maritime and air accidents

The accident investigation branches are the:

Published 27 March 2012