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Road Safety
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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…

Government Investment
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Extra motorway lanes saving drivers 40 minutes each week

Commuters travelling up to 15mph faster Collisions drop by 30% with 10 fewer every month Research carried out on biggest…

Fuel
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August 2019 fuel prices

Unleaded prices have risen 0.8p, from 128.4 p/litre last month to 129.2 p/litre now Diesel prices have risen 0.6p from 131.4…

Other
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Councils call for more powers to tackle “lorry mayhem” in towns and villages

Well local authorities have asked for more powers to help stop lorries causing “havoc” in towns and villages throughout England.…

Business
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The Honest Truth project continues with FirstCar

FirstCar has been a trusted partner for road safety professionals for over a decade and a half. Launched in 2004,…

Legislation & Regulation
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People with hidden disabilities can access Blue Badges for the first time

Extension to Blue Badge scheme comes into force in England today for people who have non-visible disabilities, making travel easier…

Other
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Boost for Play Streets as rules are simplified

Play Streets, where roads are closed to allow for small events and sports, are designed to reduce air pollution, improve…

Road Safety
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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…

Fuel
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99% of fuel criminals getting away with it

According to official police figures analysed by Crown Oil there were over 25,000 fuel thefts last year alone, costing victims…