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Tag : Speeding

New DfT campaign to combat winter lockdown speeding

4 months ago / 0 comments

A new THINK! campaign combating winter lockdown speeding has launched from the Department for Transport.

Speeding must become as socially unacceptable as drink driving, says IAM

8 months ago / 0 comments

Excessive speeding is now seen as acceptable on the motorway and on residential roads by many drivers – prompting renewed calls for major action.

Police force cracks down on rising post-lockdown speeding

9 months ago / 0 comments

A new road safety unit has gone live in Durham Constabulary to tackle rising levels of speeding as lockdown restrictions ease, while also taking action on … Read More »

Only 13% of drivers stick to 20mph limits

9 months ago / 0 comments

The vast majority of drivers continue to ignore 20mph speed limits despite the growing use of such ‘slow zones’ in the UK.

Speeding incidents triple during lockdown

9 months ago / 0 comments

Speeding incidents rose threefold in April as drivers took advantage of unusually low traffic levels and a sense that they would “get away with it”.

Speeding and erratic driving pose high risks post-lockdown

9 months ago / 0 comments

The easing of lockdown conditions has revealed a rise in dangerous and discourteous driving behaviour – putting drivers and fleets at higher risk as they head … Read More »

Speed Awareness more effective than fines, but only just

3 years ago / 0 comments

Drivers taking part in the National Speed Awareness Course (NSAC) are less likely to be caught speeding within three years than those who take penalty points … Read More »

Traffic convictions continue to rise

3 years ago / 0 comments

Convictions for traffic offenses in England and Wales increased in 2016, continuing a trend which began in 2014, according to IAM Roadsmart.

A fifth of trauma admissions down to road collisions

3 years ago / 0 comments

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.

Today in Fleet – Friday 1 September

4 years ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet…

More than two million UK speeding tickets issued in 2016

4 years ago / 0 comments

A total of 2,293,228 speed related offences were issued by British constabularies in 2016, according to a freedom of information request by indoor go-kart firm Team Sport, which also showed that more than £17 million were accumulated by the top ten police forces combined…

Tougher fines to be introduced for most serious speeding offences

4 years ago / 2 comments

Drivers caught for the most serious speeding offences are set to face much tougher fines under new sentencing guidelines introduced following consultation.