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Road Safety
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61% of passengers admit being ‘on edge’ with family and friends’ speed

Interestingly, almost a third (29%) wouldn’t ask their driver to slow down, suggesting many motorists are driving on unaware of…

Road Safety
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Smart motorways to be reviewed

According to reports from the BBC, Graham Shapps, the Transport Secretary, has told MPs “We know people are dying on…

Technology & Innovation
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StreetWise launches the UK’s most technically advanced commuter research trials in self-driving vehicles

FiveAI is leading the first-of-its-kind project, in partnership with Direct Line Group and the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) The invite-only…

Other
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Scalextric antics!

Throughout the day, we were encouraging delegates to take part in the Scalextric track, in association with Bill Plant Driving…

Other
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Drivers are to blame for smart motorway crash statistics, not new road design – suggests roads chief

Jim O’Sullivan, the chief executive of Highways England cited examples of motorists stopping to exchange contact details after minor shunts…

Cars
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Z3R0 EM15510N future: government to introduce green number plates

Consultation launched on introducing green number plates to celebrate and encourage uptake of electric vehicles Green licence plates mean cleanest…

Technology & Innovation
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Action to detect, deter and disrupt the misuse of drones

The government will develop a new mobile counter-drone unit to be deployed to drone-related incidents and major events across the…

Legislation & Regulation
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£130 yellow box fines to hit whole of UK

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps looks set to hand all local councils legislative powers to crack down on ‘moving traffic violations’…

Road Safety
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20mph speed limits are ignored by drivers unless paired with speed humps

Researchers found that roads which enforce ‘speed zones’ – using humps or chicanes as well as 20mph signage – reduce…

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