A study by Citroen UK has revealed the best and worst maintained local roads across the country.
Police forces across the UK will be targeting those who drive for work for a variety of common offences as part of Project Edward, the nationwide road safety campaign.
By Steven Baylis, partner at Lime Solicitors
The theme for UK Road Safety Week 2020 has been announced as ‘No need to speed’, following findings that a quarter of people think vehicles travel at a safe speed on the street they live on.
Highways England will increase the basic speed at which motorists can drive through roadworks to 60mph.
The Government has launched a review into roads policing to establish why the number of road casualties has plateaued since 2010.
Emergency services and local authorities across the West Midlands have joined forces to reduce the number of people seriously injured on roads by 40%.
The UK appears to be failing in its approach to road safety, with provisional data suggesting there were more road deaths in 2019 than in 2010.
The Government is being urged to invest in roads policing and fast track technology to catch drivers who flout traffic laws.
With the introduction of a six-month MOT exemption on MOTs, drivers will have to take greater responsibility for their own road safety, says TyreSafe.
The Licence Bureau has issued a warning to fleets of a ‘major knowledge gap’ as electric vehicle (EV) registrations continue to surge.
Fleet operators are being encouraged to step up their drug and alcohol policies with the help of new resources from the Global Fleet Champions campaign.
TTC has teamed up with D.Tec International in an attempt to reduce road traffic collisions.
Licence Bureau has launched ‘Empowering Driving’ to ‘put personal safety management back in the hands of drivers’.
The road safety charity Brake has confirmed the full speaker line-up for its upcoming Crisis Management seminar.
Failure to comply with basic vehicle standards can result in tragic consequences, according to the latest report released by Brake’s Global Fleet Champions.
A report has been launched by Brake’s Global Fleet Champions urging governments to make road safety a priority when operating vehicles for work purposes.
Grants to make UK roads safer are available.
Road Safety Week takes places November 18-24
Derek McMullan welcomed as IAM RoadSmart chairman.
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