Brake, the road safety charity, is calling for urgent government action to tackle devastating drink drive casualties, as new government statistics reveal a 17% increase in drink drive deaths in Britain.
Road safety charity Brake is urging professionals with an interest in road safety to attend its essential Fit to drive conference, to help them tackle key road safety issues such as fatigue, poor eyesight or the influence of alcohol.
Traffic police numbers across Great Britain have been cut by 12% in five years, with some forces suffering 30-40% reductions, according to data released today by road safety charity Brake and webuyanycar.com.
DDE+, the drug and alcohol road safety charity, is holding ‘taster’ sessions near Henley-on-Thames in October. The sessions are free and designed for managers to ‘taste’ a little of how they work with managing drugs and alcohol in the workplace and in particular drink and drug driving.
Road safety charity Brake is urging employers with staff who drive for work to take advantage of low-cost events and resources through its Fleet Safety Forum to help stamp out drink driving, as results from the police summer drink drive crack-down were released.