Road Safety

Mandate 20mph speeds in urban areas, say global ministers

The Third Global Ministerial Conference on Road Safety, attended by UK Roads Minister Baroness Vere in Sweden this week, has…

Road Safety

8,700 people killed or injured in crashes involving a drink driver

The Department for Transport has today published provisional estimates for drink drive crashes and casualties in Great Britain in 2018.…

Road Safety

Survey highlights ‘shocking extent’ of mobile phone problem

The survey, carried out by Brake in partnership with Direct Line, suggests 3% of drivers used a hand-held mobile on…

Road Safety

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…

Legislation & Regulation

Brake comments on calls for zero tolerance drink drive limit across Europe

The ETSC report also revealed that the UK, except Scotland, has the highest drink drive limit in the EU and…

Road Safety

Drivers back calls for introduction of random drug and alcohol testing

The calls come ahead of the festive season, which usually sees a spike in such incidents, and follows research by…

Road Safety

Road Safety Week 2019 launches

New research from the road safety charity Brake has revealed that nearly a third of adults were in a collision,…

Road Safety

Over half of drivers from Northern Ireland admit speeding

Drink driving also remains a significant problem, but are attitudes changing?