Road Safety GB

Legislation & Regulation
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Number of breath tests at record low in 2018

According to the annual Police Powers and Procedures Report, 320,988 breath tests were carried out in England and Wales last year…

Road Safety
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‘Significant hardcore’ continue to use mobile phones – RAC

Th2 2019 RAC Report on Motoring, published on 14 October, found the use of mobile phones to be the top…

Road Safety
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Film aims to turn the tide against road danger

Developed by the Environmental Transport Association (ETA) and narrated by the BBC News world affairs editor John Simpson, the 40-minute…

Road Safety
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Government set to revisit motorway speed limits?

According to the Telegraph, transport secretary Grant Shapps is exploring the idea of increasing the speed limit on motorways and…

Road Safety
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Small grants programme open for applications

The Small Grants Funding Programme, launched by the Road Safety Trust, aims to help improve road safety at a local…

Road Safety
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‘Drive like your parents are watching’

The study, carried out for the RAC Foundation by Dr Bruce Simons-Morton, a distinguished academic from the USA, concludes young drivers…

Other
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Nearly 12,000 new drivers have licences revoked last year

Figures obtained by Brake – via a freedom of information request to the DVLA – show 11,953 drivers had their licence…

Road Safety
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Speeding drivers targeted by new campaign

The Drive4Life campaign has been devised by the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity (MAAC), who attended 672 road traffic collisions in…

Road Safety
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Police road deaths hit 10-year high

Statistics from the Independent Office for Police Conduct (IOPC) show there were 42 police related road deaths in England and Wales…