Tag : road safety
The Government has launched new proposals for new cycling offences that could see cyclists punished for riding dangerously.
Insurers could be key in providing victims and their families with emotional support after an accident, says RedArc.
A new app that reads written road signs and written traffic information out loud has launched.
One in five (19%) UK firms say their employees have been involved in an accident while driving for work due to using a handheld phone at … Read More »
Highways England is to deploy three new unmarked HGV ‘supercabs’ following the success of its inaugural initiative.
More than a third of UK police forces are using their mobile speed camera vans to prosecute drivers not wearing seatbelts or using a handheld mobile … Read More »
New technology that could automatically detect drivers not complying with ‘Red X’ lane closure signs on smart motorways could go live from the spring.
A hard-core of drivers are persisting in using handheld phones behind the wheel despite the increase in penalties last March.
Drivers are still getting away with ‘lane hogging’ despite the introduction of new penalties to tackle the issue four years ago.
Roadside advertising billboards are posing an unacceptable risk to driver safety and should be removed to cut down on distraction.
UK driver’s biggest fears revealed by latest IAM RoadSmart‘s Safety Culture Survey.
11% fewer drivers were caught while using a mobile phone, after new tougher penalties were introduced according to an FOI request by the RAC to police … Read More »
Toyota is to roll out the second-generation of its Safety Sense active safety package from 2018, with new and upgraded features.
A campaign calling for UK speed limit signs to be accompanied by images of car crashes to deter drivers from speeding has launched with strong backing … Read More »
Aviva and St John Ambulance have compiled a simple step-by-step guide to what to do at the scene of an accident, as the UK’s Road Safety … Read More »
Cyclist-drivers are faster at spotting potential dangers on the road than those who only drive cars, according to new research.
The latest THINK! road safety campaign video is intended to highlight the dangers of looking at mobile phones while driving.