Road Safety News w/comm 1/3/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 1/3/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • The Transport Committee has launched a new inquiry into the safety of smart motorways. • A new national campaign – focusing on speed reduction – has been launched by the Scottish Government and Road Safety Scotland. • The Scottish Government has set out its vision […]

Road Safety News w/comm 22/2/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 22/2/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • THINK! has made a suite of its educational resources for children aged between 3-16 years available to download free of charge. • Plans for a default 20mph speed limit on Welsh roads have moved a step closer, after the Welsh Government announced trials in eight […]

Road Safety News w/comm 15/2/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 15/2/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • Provisional estimates suggest the number of drink-drive related deaths in Great Britain rose to a 10-year high in 2019. • The Welsh Government has unveiled a record funding package to help councils promote active travel as the first choice for short local journeys. • Highways England […]

Road Safety News w/comm 8/2/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 8/2/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • Grant Shapps has pledged to accelerate the introduction of technology to improve the safety of smart motorways. • As many as 89 dashcam video recordings of alleged motoring offences were submitted to police forces every day in 2019, according to the RAC. • The final […]

Road Safety News w/comm 1/2/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 1/2/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • A new THINK! campaign urges young drivers on essential journeys to ‘be the mate who won’t speed’ to keep themselves and others safe on the road. • A new report is urging the Government to carry out a ‘major’ review into drink driving, after […]

Road Safety News w/comm 25/1/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 25/1/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • The safety of smart motorways is in the news again, after an inquest heard the deaths of two men on the M1 could have been avoided. • Following a surge in demand in 2020, the issue of privately owned e-scooters – and their illegality […]

Road Safety News w/comm 18/1/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 18/1/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • The introduction of Schools Streets is likely to be feasible at approximately half of all schools in UK towns and cities, according to a new report. • Police forces have started publishing the results of festive campaigns which targeted those who drive under the influence […]

Road Safety News w/comm 11/1/21 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 11/1/21 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • Highways England is trialling the use of new cameras to clamp down on tailgating, an offence it says is a factor in around one in eight casualties on England’s motorways and major A roads. • A long-serving road safety officer at Shropshire […]