Guidance

Transport accident investigation branches: roles and relationship with DfT

Work protocols for the transport accident investigation branches including their roles and relationship with the Department for Transport.

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Protocol document stating the general aims, roles and relationship of transport accident investigation branches of the Department for Transport:

The general aims of the transport accident investigation branches are to:

  • improve the safety of their respective sectors
  • prevent accidents and incidents
  • undertake independent investigation of rail, maritime and air accidents

with the objectives of improving better practices and avoiding future accidents.