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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…

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PCC Devon & Cornwall is looking for ADIs in Plymouth

We know from statistical evidence that the majority of those KSIs (killed and seriously injured) involving new and young drivers,…

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Could e-scooters improve road safety in urban areas?

Published by the International Transport Forum (ITF), the report examines the safety aspects associated with the increasing use of e-scooters and other…

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Mandate 20mph speeds in urban areas, say global ministers

The Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety, attended by UK Roads Minister Baroness Vere in Sweden this week, has…