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Brake comments as figures reveal 38 people were killed on smart motorways in last five years

A Freedom of Information (FoI) request sent by BBC’s Panorama to Highways England revealed that on one section of the…

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Over a fifth of parents and grandparents confess to not using car seats for children

While 16% of those who confessed to breaking the law by not properly securing their youngest passengers said they had…

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Explained: how the RAC deals with smart motorway breakdowns

As all lanes of most smart motorways are used for traffic, either all or some of the time, the RAC…

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College students educate peers on drug-driving

As part of an initiative by the Merseyside Road Safety Partnership (MRSP), students from Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Liverpool were…

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New Commercial Vehicle Unit detects 136 driver offences on Warwickshire’s motorways

During the operation, the CVU used a specially-adapted HGV ‘supercab’ owned by Highways England to observe driver behaviours in all…

Technology & Innovation
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BSM launch trailblazing training for future driving instructors

BSM Driving Instructor Training (DIT) features virtual reality for the first time Allows trainees to go from start to finish…

Legislation & Regulation
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AA crews instructed not to stop on smart motorways

Earlier this month, the BBC’s Inside Out programme featured a segment on smart motorways, during which former AA patrolman of…

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Check your vehicle!

Putting off your MOT to save money in January might be tempting, but alongside carrying out the road safety checks,…

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Scotland: festive drink and drug drive figures ‘extremely disappointing’

The force’s festive drink and drug drive campaign ran between 1 December and 2 January and saw officers breathalyse 8,687…