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Road Safety
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M1 safety week reduces collisions by a third

200 dangerous drivers stopped by police Hundreds given safety tips at motorway services The number of incidents during the Highways…

Other
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Highways England teams weigh in with one tonne donation for food banks

Almost 1000kg of items was collected by the teams taking care of motorways and main A roads across the East…

Road Safety
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New partnership sees health and safety knowledge centre opened to RoSPA members

The partnership means that RoSPA membership has now evolved to include the RoSPA Online Health and Safety Knowledge Centre, provided…

Road Safety
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Hands-free and hand-held phone debate misses the point

By Shaun Helman This morning’s Transport Committee report on driving and mobile phones is to be welcomed, for focusing our…

Legislation & Regulation
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Could texting from the passenger seat cost you £200 and 6 points?

Motorists who are supervising learner drivers could find themselves lumbered with fines of £200 and six penalty points if caught…

Fuel
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July 2019 fuel prices

Unleaded prices have levelled, from 128.4 p/litre last month to 128.4 p/litre now Diesel prices have fallen 1p from 132.4…

Government Investment
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Government doubles funding for on-street electric car charging

Transport Secretary announces extra £2.5 million for chargepoints on residential streets Extra funding means people who don’t have their own…

Road Safety
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Older drivers could face compulsory eye tests

In the recently published Road Safety Action Plan, which sets out 74 actions the Government is considering to reduce road deaths,…

Teaching & Training
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Biggest ever emergency exercise planned for M62

Around 100 workers from Greater Manchester and Cheshire’s emergency services will work with Highways England’s traffic officers through the night…