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Road safety must ‘return to the top of the political agenda’: IAM Roadsmart

Published on 6 November, the seven-point manifesto aims to ensure road safety and saving lives ‘returns to the top of the political…

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Study questions impact of 20mph schemes on public health

The study, carried out by 12 public health academics from leading UK universities, set out to investigate the effect of…

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Mobile phone use still drivers’ biggest annoyance despite offences appearing to decrease

Drivers using phones are more annoying than tailgating, failing to indicate or dangerous overtaking Convictions for mobile use down across…

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Is the car industry in trouble? New car sales fall for 31 consecutive months

Diesel cars faced a sales slump for the 31st consecutive month, according to figures from the Society for Motor Manufacturers…

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Texting drivers ‘brought to a dead halt’

The ‘Dying to send a reply? Stay alive, don’t text and drive’ campaign was devised by Mayo County Council, in…

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Private parking firms will dish out 8.6 million parking tickets this year, that’s 2mil more than last year

Almost 8.6 million tickets could be issued during the financial year by “out of control juggernaut” parking firms, according to…

Road Safety
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Warwickshire Police is asking driving instructors to come forward to help young drivers stay safer on Warwickshire roads

Four young people aged 17-25 were killed and 66 were seriously injured on Warwickshire’s roads in the year 2018.  An…

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New outdoor campaign aimed at young drivers across Warwickshire

Young drivers across Warwickshire will today start to see a new campaign from road safety project The Honest Truth.  The…

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Local authorities urged to take advantage of electric car funding as ‘league table’ of charging infrastructure released

Government urges local authorities to take advantage of £5 million funding available to help build up local charging infrastructure and…