Road Safety

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Smart motorways to be reviewed

According to reports from the BBC, Graham Shapps, the Transport Secretary, has told MPs “We know people are dying on…

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20mph speed limits are ignored by drivers unless paired with speed humps

Researchers found that roads which enforce ‘speed zones’ – using humps or chicanes as well as 20mph signage – reduce…

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‘Significant hardcore’ continue to use mobile phones – RAC

Th2 2019 RAC Report on Motoring, published on 14 October, found the use of mobile phones to be the top…

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Dangerous driving around learner drivers

Whether it’s in driving lessons or private practice, as soon as those L-plates hit the car, many fully qualified road…

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Film aims to turn the tide against road danger

Developed by the Environmental Transport Association (ETA) and narrated by the BBC News world affairs editor John Simpson, the 40-minute…

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Government set to revisit motorway speed limits?

According to the Telegraph, transport secretary Grant Shapps is exploring the idea of increasing the speed limit on motorways and…

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Highways England statement following publication of DfT’s Reported road casualties in Great Britain: 2018 report

Highways England’s Head of Road Safety Richard Leonard said: Our aim is to provide a network where no one is…

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The UK public’s huge blind spot when it comes to road safety: tyres

(62%) of Brits guessed incorrectly or simply didn’t know the correct legal minimum tyre tread depth for cars in the…

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Month-long crackdown to improve road safety on M62

Operation Pennine to focus on key east to west route HGV supercab to spend four weeks patrolling motorway Highways England…