Road Safety

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Roadside recovery industry offered ‘smart’ training by Highways England

Highways England, the government company responsible for the country’s motorways and major A roads, has joined forces with the Network…

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Speeding drivers targeted by new campaign

The Drive4Life campaign has been devised by the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC), who attended 672 road traffic collisions in…

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£70 fine for parking on the pavement – MPs call for controversial ban

According to the House of Commons’ transport committee, the ban would make life easier for disabled people, schoolchildren and parents…

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Police road deaths hit 10-year high

Statistics from the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) show there were 42 police related road deaths in England and Wales…

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Safety on smart motorways

Due to the recent media backlash on the safety of smart motorways – Highways England has responded with the following:…

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Smart motorways ‘a risk to life’

First introduced in 2014, smart motorways use variable speed limits to manage traffic and tackle stop-start congestion. The hard shoulder…

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Drink drive deaths rise again in 2017

The figures show that between 230 and 270 people were killed in collisions where at least one driver was over…

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TRL calls for critical update to UK automotive legislation

The global centre for innovation in transport, TRL, is calling for an update to UK and EU legislation whereby EDR…

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Highways England urging motorists to ‘check it before towing it’

https://youtu.be/dTbLqklOUpM The incident happened on the Surrey/Kent border and caused five miles of tailbacks with delays of around 40 minutes.…