Road Safety News w/comm 14/10/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Eight years since it was last mooted, the issue of raising the motorway speed limit to 80mph has once again surfaced – but what do road safety professionals think? (15 reader comments) • The Government has confirmed a further £13 million of funding for the Bikeability scheme […]

80mph motorway speed limit – the wrong message, or time for change?

  Eight years since it was last mooted, the issue of raising the motorway speed limit to 80mph has once again surfaced on the political agenda – but what do road safety professionals and other stakeholders think of the idea? Edward Seaman, assistant editor of Road Safety News, has delved into the issue and gathered […]

Road Safety News w/comm 7/10/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Transport secretary Grant Shapps is exploring the idea of increasing the speed limit on motorways and some dual carriageways. (5 reader comments) • Nearly three million ‘dangerous’ vehicles have been taken off UK roads since changes to the MOT came into effect in May 2018. (1 reader […]

Road Safety News w/comm 30/9/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Final casualty statistics for 2018 are in line with the provisional figures published earlier in the year – showing continued stagnation when it comes to reducing road deaths. • DENSO, a leading supplier of automotive technology and components for the world’s major automakers, has been unveiled as […]

Road Safety News w/comm 23/9/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Charities, local authorities and community groups are being encouraged to apply for a new grant fund aimed at improving road safety. • With the deadline falling at 5.00pm today (23 Sept), Road Safety GB has issued a final call for nominations for the 2019 Lynda Chalker Award. […]

Road Safety News w/comm 9/9/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Plans to roll-out smart motorways across the country have been dealt a ‘severe blow’, according to the Sunday Telegraph. (5 reader comments) • The number of people killed as a result of collisions involving police vehicles has reached the highest level for at least a decade. (2 […]

Road Safety News w/comm 2/9/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • Road safety organisations are calling for action following final estimates showing a 9% year-on-year rise in drink-drive related deaths in 2017. • The Government has pledged support for an initiative that allows residents to temporarily close their roads to enable children to play safely outside. • Road […]

Road Safety News w/comm 26/8/19 – in association with THINK!

Click here to read all news reports • A new social media campaign has been launched in an effort to resonate with young riders in London – and to help influence their decisions. • A simple pledge to always wear a seat belt while driving has landed Hiba, an 18-year-old from Essex, with a new […]