Road Safety

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Highways England airs plan to protect workers with new inflatable barrier

An inflatable safety barrier that can be put up in a matter of minutes is to help protect road workers on Highways England’s road network.
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Drivers over 55 twice as likely to know common road signs than under 24s

Drivers over 55 have a much better knowledge of common road signs compared to younger generations according to new research.
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A new interactive approach to hazard perception

The British Horse Society has teamed up with Philip Seccombe, Police Crime and Commissioner for Warwickshire, to bring a new road safety experience for young drivers.
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Automated cone laying vehicle spotted on roads in new trial

Motorists have been able to snatch a first glimpse on the roads of a pioneering cone-laying vehicle that will eliminate the need for roadworkers to do the job from the back of a truck.
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One glass and over the limit – new study exposes drink drive danger of home measures

Just four per cent of drivers in Scotland and 12 per cent of those living in England, Wales or Northern Ireland know the legal drink drive limit for where they live
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Don’t Be A Passenger

Leading driver training company, RED Driver Risk Management, is calling on all passenger fleet operators to ensure they have regular, effective professional driver training in place for all drivers
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New study reveals how driver’s reaction times are impacted in adverse weather conditions – you might be surprised

Comparethemarket.com study reveals thick fog impacts average driver’s reaction times by a huge 75%, while snow impacts reaction times by 34%
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Driving tired kills, drivers in Scotland warned

A new campaign has been launched in Scotland to tackle the issue of driver fatigue.
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Over a third of UK drivers avoid driving on the motorways

Over a third (37%) of UK drivers avoid driving on motorways (men 29% and women 45%), over half (52%) avoid city centres and 50% avoid parallel parking and parking on a hill.