road safety

Road Safety
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New study reveals how driver’s reaction times are impacted in adverse weather conditions – you might be surprised

Comparethemarket.com study reveals thick fog impacts average driver’s reaction times by a huge 75%, while snow impacts reaction times by 34%
Road Safety
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Driving tired kills, drivers in Scotland warned

A new campaign has been launched in Scotland to tackle the issue of driver fatigue.
Road Safety
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TRL Newsbite: TRL call on public to drive slower to protect the NHS

The recent country-wide lockdown has left many of us feeling as if the risks of driving have decreased due to the reduction of vehicles on the road.
Road Safety
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Law firm issues warning about the risk of pothole-related injuries on London roads, despite the number of potholes being reported decreasing by over 15,000 in the last year

The biggest decrease was in Lewisham, where the number of reported potholes fell from 4,698 to 1,719, a decrease of 63%
Technology & Innovation
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Infotainment systems can be more distracting than mobile phones or even some drugs!

Could the latest connectivity technology be putting our safety at risk?
Road Safety
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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
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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…

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Explained: how the RAC deals with smart motorway breakdowns

As all lanes of most smart motorways are used for traffic, either all or some of the time, the RAC…

Road Safety
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Scotland prepares new road safety framework

Transport Scotland is gearing up to produce a new Road Safety Framework, with a consultation on the new document expected early this year.