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Government to consult on use of e-scooters

Announced on 16 March, transport minister Grant Shapps says emerging technologies are ‘ripping up the rulebook and changing the way…

Health
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More GPs should prescribe walking, report says

Published by the charity Living Streets, the report says more GPs should prescribe walking to improve mental health and long-term…

Road Safety
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Could e-scooters improve road safety in urban areas?

Published by the International Transport Forum (ITF), the report examines the safety aspects associated with the increasing use of e-scooters and other…

Road Safety
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‘Killer’ child car seats on sale from as little as £3.99

In February 2019, an investigation by consumer group Which? found that multiple online stores, including Amazon, were selling child car seats which…

Road Safety
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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
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College students educate peers on drug-driving

As part of an initiative by the Merseyside Road Safety Partnership (MRSP), students from Sefton, Knowsley, St Helens and Liverpool were…

Legislation & Regulation
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AA crews instructed not to stop on smart motorways

Earlier this month, the BBC’s Inside Out programme featured a segment on smart motorways, during which former AA patrolman of…

Other
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Scotland: festive drink and drug drive figures ‘extremely disappointing’

The force’s festive drink and drug drive campaign ran between 1 December and 2 January and saw officers breathalyse 8,687…

Other
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Survey highlights concerns over condition of local roads

The survey was carried out by the RAC as part of its 2019 Report on Motoring, with 49% of respondents saying…