Road Safety

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“10 key changes to Highway Code will make cycling safer,” says Cycling UK

In response to the government’s new consultation on the Highway Code launched on Tuesday (28 July), Cycling UK is calling on Britain’s cyclists to support 10 key changes to the code to make cycling safer.
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Obscured road signs: What to do and how to reduce risk

Breakdown and road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging drivers to report any road signs hidden by trees or bushes.
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The danger of unsecured loads – Highways England reminds drivers to check before setting off this summer

Shocking footage showing the moment a road worker is struck by metal on the motorway and images of items strewn across roads - Highways England is reminding drivers to make sure loads are safely secured.
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Highways England’s pumps £85 million into getting people back on bikes

Get pedalling! That's the message from Highways England as it reveals the latest areas to benefit from a multi-million-pound investment in cycling.
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TRL Newsbite: TRL call on public to drive slower to protect the NHS

The recent country-wide lockdown has left many of us feeling as if the risks of driving have decreased due to the reduction of vehicles on the road.
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WebSafety launch new smartphone app in effort to reduce distractions while driving

The app locks the mobile device once it reaches a speed of five miles per hour in an effort to stop drivers from getting distracted by their mobile device while driving. 
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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…