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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
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Driving home for Christmas

Almost 19 million drivers will be travelling on main roads and motorways on Friday which is expected to be the busiest day for traffic this holiday period
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‘Sleep suit’ safety aid demonstrates the dangers of driving while tired

As the Christmas party season begins in earnest the conversation around driving while drunk is going to crop up for a lot of us as we all pick our designated drivers or figure out who will be paying for the taxi home.
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Hard-hitting drink driving display at fire station

A dramatic visual display has been placed outside a fire station as part of a Christmas drink and drug driving campaign