Tag : safety
One of the biggest ever motorway emergency exercises will take place on the M62 this weekend to help improve responses to major road incidents.
Investigations by Volvo Cars has identified that in very rare cases, the plastic engine intake manifold may melt and deform on certain models.
Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is calling on the Government to penalise drivers more heavily for not wearing a seatbelt.
Kia has instigated a voluntary recall of 5,020 Kia Niro Hybrid and Plug-in Hybrid (PHEV) models due to possible overheating in an electrical relay.
Road safety organisation, GEM Motoring Assist, is calling for compulsory eyesight screening for drivers every ten years, in line with licence renewals.
eCall will become mandatory in Europe in all new cars receiving type approval, from April 2018, offering faster response and resultantly fewer road deaths.
UK driver’s biggest fears revealed by latest IAM RoadSmart‘s Safety Culture Survey.
Drink and drug driving offences are up year-on-year across the UK, according to new insurance quote data revealed by MoneySuperMarket.
Fleets must ensure drivers know the limitations of assisted driving technologies before the benefits to road safety are realised, Thatcham Research has warned.
Drivers are being urged ‘slow down, make space and move on’ when passing breakdowns as a new RAC image shows one of its patrol vans after … Read More »
Carmakers have been praised for their work in vehicle safety as latest Euro NCAP ratings show all eight vehicles achieved five-star results, supported by standard-fit Autonomous … Read More »
Road collisions responsible for a fifth of trauma admissions to hospitals, according to new research revealed by Brake as it calls for more action on speeding.
A new SEAT concept car featuring risk-reducing technology including a built-in breathalyser has gone on display at the Smart City Expo event in Barcelona.
Highways England is to trial the use of traffic lights on motorway link roads to see if they can ease congestion.
Fleets are getting on top of their compliance requirements including through the adoption of regular licence checks.
68% of UK businesses worry employees use mobile phones while driving for work, according to research by TomTom Telematics.
Car technologies that require the driver to control or monitor the vehicle at any time cannot be classified as ‘automated’. So say UK insurers in a … Read More »
Footage of a lorry driver with his foot on the dashboard and checking his phone has been revealed by Highways England as part of an ongoing … Read More »
Fleets are being urged to educate their drivers on the dangers they face when travelling on rural roads as new footage highlights some of the danagers.
A new course that looks to train fleet drivers to help avoid threats from distracted motorists on the road has launched from eDriving Fleet.
The DVSA is to review key recall procedures and practices including more reporting of potential safety defects and an overhaul in MOTs after a Transport Select … Read More »
Ministry of Justice changes that mean dangerous drivers who kill while using their mobile phones or speeding could now get life sentences are likely to prove … Read More »
The Government is being urged to expand Clean Air Zones nationwide as new research finds that 44 UK cities are in breach of recommended World Health … Read More »
Arval is highlighting the benefits to fleets of a sustained driver safety programme as the incident ratio for its in-house company car fleet reaches a record … Read More »
LeasePlan has become the first company to add a dash cam to its Driver Pack as standard.
Infrastructure support services provider Amey has appointed Applied Driving Techniques (ADT) to implement a risk management programme for its 12,000 car and van drivers within the … Read More »