Road Safety

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Law firm issues warning about the risk of pothole-related injuries on London roads, despite the number of potholes being reported decreasing by over 15,000 in the last year

The biggest decrease was in Lewisham, where the number of reported potholes fell from 4,698 to 1,719, a decrease of 63%
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SYSRP tackling mobile phone use

SYSRP) is hoping to make people think twice about picking up their mobile phone while driving by using some familiar, as…

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Are the latest vehicle infotainment systems reducing road safety more than cannabis or alcohol?

– New study finds in-vehicle infotainment systems are impacting significantly on driving performance – Stopping distances, lane control and response…

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Government to consult on use of e-scooters

Announced on 16 March, transport minister Grant Shapps says emerging technologies are ‘ripping up the rulebook and changing the way…

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PACTS launches new report: ‘Seat Belts: Time for Action’

Seat Belts: Time for Action uses data obtained from specialist Police Forensic Collision Investigators (PFCIs) by using the Freedom of Information Act.…

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Action plan announced to boost smart motorway safety

Eighteen point package of measures to improve safety and public confidence set out by Transport Secretary Plans will see ‘dynamic…

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Making light work of street lamp repairs on Highways England network

If successful, a trial of a new cable network monitor which can be installed in each supply point and flag…

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Road danger reduced with new 20mph speed limits on all TfL roads in central London

TfL will bring in lower speed limits across the central London TfL road network in a significant move to reduce road…

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Sleet warning after car filmed out of control on busy motorway

Car skidded backwards along M61 hitting barrier and stationary vehicle Highways England traffic officer jumped over barrier to avoid being…