Road Safety GB has launched a new campaign

Road Safety GB has launched a new campaign, encouraging all road users to do their bit to reduce the strain on the emergency services in the coming weeks and months – by taking extra care if they must make an essential journey. The Take Extra Care campaign, backed by a number of road safety stakeholders and the Met […]

Take Extra Care campaign now supported by the THINK! campaign.

Good morning, We are pleased to announce the Take Extra Care campaign is now being supported by the Department for Transport’s THINK! campaign. Take Extra Care encourages all road users to help reduce the strain on the emergency services during the coronavirus pandemic by taking extra care when making essential journeys. Since its initial launch last […]

Road Safety News w/comm 16/3/20 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports The Government has confirmed dynamic smart motorways are being abolished, in an effort to ‘rebuild public confidence’ in the motorway network. The Government has set out new proposals to tackle pavement parking, with a nationwide ban coming under consideration. Road safety stakeholders have welcomed a £2.5bn Government ‘shot-in-the-arm’ […]

New survey on emerging road safety

All road users are being encouraged to take five and complete a new survey on emerging road safety issues. The 2020 Road Safety Survey, launched today (26 March) by the Road Safety News editorial team, covers subjects including electric scooters, autonomous vehicles, drug driving, smart motorways and electric vehicles. Click here to take the survey The […]

Road Safety News w/comm 9/3/20 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • A new report challenges the assumption that there is a link between the speed a motorcycle is travelling at, and the severity of the injuries to the rider, in the event of a collision. • The Government is being urged to ‘seize the opportunity’ to improve safety […]

Road Safety News w/comm 2/3/20 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Transport ministers from around the world have set out a plan to halve the number of road traffic deaths by 2030. • Businesses in Wirral participated in a mock trial, to gain an understanding of the consequences if one of their drivers is involved in a collision. […]

2020 National Road Safety Conference • Call for papers

The 2020 National Road Safety Conference organising committee has published details of the topics to be covered on the main agenda, and is now inviting practitioners and academics to express interest in presenting at the conference. The 12th running of National Conference, which is being organised by the Road Safety GB Yorkshire and Humberside Regional Group and co-sponsored […]

Road Safety News w/comm 24/2/20 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • THINK! has commissioned a series of illustrations, as part of its Pint Block drink drive campaign, to highlight how friendship can encourage safer driving. • The DVSA has announced plans to make the driving theory test more accessible to people with reading or learning difficulties. • Drivers […]