Tag : RAC Foundation
The number of penalty tickets issued to drivers parking on private land has risen 20% in the last 12 months, according to new RAC Foundation data.
A £100m programme to revamp the riskiest A roads in England is on track to prevent almost 1,450 deaths and serious injuries over the next two … Read More »
Councils in England are on track to make a ‘profit’ of almost £900m from their parking operations in the current financial year.
Drivers over the limit will face an increased chance of being prosecuted under new roadside breathalyser technology being explored.
About 1 in 22 – nearly 5% – of the roughly 74,000 bridges to be found on the local road network are not fit to carry … Read More »
More than 1.4 million drivers attended offender retraining courses in 2017 with the vast majority of offenders attending speed awareness courses.
The RAC Foundation has published new research that echoes calls for a road accident investigation branch.
Drivers’ usage of electric vehicle charge points in Scotland is overtaking network expansion, although more research is needed on where points should be located.
The UK should get away from thinking about ‘problem’ young drivers and adopt a broader, more comprehensive approach to improve young driver safety.
New analysis has revealed large differences in the way police forces enforce speed limits and deal with speeding cases as offences hit a 13-year high.
Eight million local authority parking penalties are issued annually across England and Wales, according to new figures issued by the RAC Foundation.
The number of drivers given fines by private parking firms has risen by 64% over the last year, renewing calls for a clampdown on the industry.
The number of vehicle keeper requests made by private parking companies has soared over the last year, leading to increased calls for regulation in the industry.
Ensuring zero tolerance for accidents on autonomous cars will require UK roads to be perfect.
Scotland’s councils made a £40.3m profit from parking charges and penalty income in 2015-16.
The number of dedicated traffic police in England and Wales has continued to fall, with fewer than 5,000 traffic cops now on the road.
Confiscating mobile phones off drivers using them illegally at the wheel could help cut down on their use and improve road safety.
The average price of diesel has hit its highest level in more than two years.
The surplus produced from council parking operations in England rose 9% in 2015/16, reaching a record high.
Local authorities in Wales made a ‘profit’ of £13.8m on their parking activities in the last financial year, new research finds.
Implementation of average speed cameras cuts the number of crashes resulting in death or serious injury by more than a third, new analysis has found.
Fleet operators could play a major role in spearheading the use of a drive-safe mode on motorists’ smartphones to cut down on driver distraction. That’s the … Read More »