Free flowing traffic conditions resulted in 56% of cars exceeding the speed limit on 30mph roads compared to 53% on motorways, according to new DfT statistics.
Company car and van drivers are being urged not to drive for longer than two hours without taking a break.
Venson Automotive Solutions is urging fleet managers to support the mental health and wellbeing of drivers as increasing numbers return to the UK’s roads.
New research from the RAC shows scale of speeding on UK roads and a desire to see average speed cameras used to enforce those with the highest speed limits.
New data from the DVLA shows that 92,000 drivers are at risk of losing their licence.
The pledge comes as Highways England report claims all lane running smart motorways – which have no hard shoulder – are safer than other major roads.
Vehicles should be fitted with ‘alcolocks’ to reduce drink-driving, a new report from the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) suggests.
Speed cameras should be used to detect vehicles that are being driven without valid insurance, MOT or VED, according to an IAM Roadsmart survey.
More than 304,000 pensioners (over 65s) currently have penalty points on their driving licence, which is almost 25 times the number of young teenage drivers.
The Scottish Road Safety Framework has been published, which includes targeted action to reduce the number of accidents while driving for work.
New research from IAM RoadSmart has revealed that UK motorists consider it ‘less acceptable’ to speed than they did five years ago.
New research conducted by IAM RoadSmart has found “overwhelming” support for a 12-month minimum learning period for new drivers before they can take the practical driving test.
Potholes are perceived by motorists to be a more significant concern on the road, overtaking texting and drink-driving as a worsening problem, finds IAM RoadSmart.
UK road deaths in the 12 months up to June 2020 are down 14% compared to the equivalent period in the preceding year, new data from the DfT shows.
IAM Roadsmart is calling for “comprehensive” training on the use of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), such as adaptive cruse control and autonomous emergency braking.
Drivers want more speed cameras installed near schools to fine drivers travelling more than 10mph over the speed limit, a study by IAM RoadSmart has found.
IAM RoadSmart is calling for clearer guidelines on the use of police technology to encourage use of mobile safety cameras and dash cams in prosecuting motorists using handheld mobile phones and not wearing seatbelts.
The drink-drive limit in England and Wales is being questioned after new data showed more than 23 people a day were killed or injured.
IAM RoadSmart has published a fleet safety guide to help businesses get their employees back on the roads, following the easing of Coronavirus lockdown restrictions, as safely as possible.
IAM RoadSmart has paid tribute to former chairman, Alistair Cheyne, who has died after a long battle with cancer.
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