Safety

Legislation & Regulation
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Green light for increase in speed through roadworks

Limit through roadworks to increase to 60mph – where safe and where shown on road signs
Health
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Some driving and riding test centres to remain closed for safety checks

Another update from the DVSA on which test centres will remain closed
Legislation & Regulation
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Sit in and observe driving tests

You cannot sit in and observe a driving test at the moment because of coronavirus (COVID-19) and social distancing.
Road Safety
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The danger of unsecured loads – Highways England reminds drivers to check before setting off this summer

Shocking footage showing the moment a road worker is struck by metal on the motorway and images of items strewn across roads - Highways England is reminding drivers to make sure loads are safely secured.
Other
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Update to Standard Operating Procedure for Critical Worker Tests

Please note that in line with published government guidance we are updating our Standard Operating Procedure for Critical Worker Tests to include information about face coverings. 
Cars
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Half of drivers don’t trust driverless technology

Half of the UK’s drivers do not trust new driverless technology, with women less likely to trust it than men (men 46% and women 55%). 
Cars
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Vehicle safety warning amid lock down

Motorists have been warned to ensure their cars and vans stay roadworthy after a lengthy period of non-use
Other
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New NASP guidelines around Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Due to the very late notice from the DVSA the NASP are now sending out this latest announcement: The Driving…

Road Safety
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PACTS launches new report: ‘Seat Belts: Time for Action’

Seat Belts: Time for Action uses data obtained from specialist Police Forensic Collision Investigators (PFCIs) by using the Freedom of Information Act.…