Road Safety

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The UK’s most dangerous junctions for pedestrians revealed

Almost 24,000 people were hit by cars while trying to cross the road in 2017, with 470 fatally wounded – police figures show
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‘Bird Box Challenge’: Teen crashes after driving car blindfolded

A teenager escaped without injuries after drifting into another lane of traffic while driving blindfolded, inspired by the film
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Do these new video clips show the worst driving in Derbyshire?

Dodgy driving was recorded all over the county
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European summer school opens for registration

Road safety professionals are being invited to register for the 2019 European Road Safety Summer School, which will feature presentations by at least three UK-based road safety officers.
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Casualties from crashes caused by slow drivers up by nearly a third

Drivers have admitted their frustrations over slow vehicles on the roads after figures showed the number of casualties from crashes caused by sluggish motorists increased by almost a third last year
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Car travelling down sidewalk highlights Japan’s problem with old age and driving

Laughter on social media gives way to concern that 57,000 licensed drivers in country have some form of dementia
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Half a million complaints show scale of UK’s pothole pandemic

More than half a million potholes were reported to local authorities last year — a 44% rise in just two years – new figures obtained by the RAC reveal
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99% of part worn retailers selling ‘illegal and unsafe’ tyres

An investigation has found that 99% of part worn tyre retailers are selling ‘illegal and dangerous’ tyres
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Cycling is quicker than driving and riders are exposed to less pollution

Two sets of statistics published this week highlight the benefits of cycling