Safety

Cars
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New MOT rules for 2020

Since it's introduction in 1968, the MOT test has been millions of tests have been carried out, but new changes are arriving this year
Road Safety
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68% of drivers say smart motorways compromise safety

To increase capacity on the country’s busiest roads over one hundred miles of hard shoulder have been converted by Highways…

Road Safety
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‘Raw and honest’ video highlights importance of equestrian road safety

https://youtu.be/PVMir7abH1A Set up in March 2016, the Dead Slow campaign aims to educate drivers on how to pass horses safely on the…

Road Safety
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Nine ways to avoid Autumnal road hazards

The motoring experts at LeaseCar.uk have revealed their top tips for coping with autumnal hazards on the roads. From carrying a pair…

Road Safety
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Study questions impact of 20mph schemes on public health

The study, carried out by 12 public health academics from leading UK universities, set out to investigate the effect of…

Technology & Innovation
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Action to detect, deter and disrupt the misuse of drones

The government will develop a new mobile counter-drone unit to be deployed to drone-related incidents and major events across the…

Road Safety
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20mph speed limits are ignored by drivers unless paired with speed humps

Researchers found that roads which enforce ‘speed zones’ – using humps or chicanes as well as 20mph signage – reduce…

Road Safety
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Highways England urging motorists to ‘check it before towing it’

https://youtu.be/dTbLqklOUpM The incident happened on the Surrey/Kent border and caused five miles of tailbacks with delays of around 40 minutes.…

Road Safety
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Updates to the Highway Code

The Highway Code is a fountain of knowledge, and should be revered by all road users. However, every day is…