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 […]

Road Safety News w/comm 21/12/20 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 21/12/20 – in association with THINK! Season’s greetings to all our readers. Road Safety News will return on Monday 4 January 2021. Click here to read all news reports • Road Safety Scotland has joined Agilysis in being recognised by the Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards’ scheme. • The Road Safety Knowledge Centre has undergone […]

Road Safety News w/comm 14/12/20 – in association with THINK!

Road Safety News w/comm 14/12/20 – in association with THINK! Click here to read all news reports • A third of road deaths and a fifth of serious injuries are sustained in collisions involving a ‘working’ driver or rider, according to new research. • A new research project has highlighted ‘subtle changes’ that can nudge road users to behave more safely – […]