The European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) has rallied a coalition of road safety organisations to push legislators to introduce stricter regulations for mandatory speed limiters.
The UK has 900 more speed cameras than the USA and the fourth highest of any country, according to new research from Redex.
Driver offender rehabilitation courses, such as the Speed Awareness Course, may be permanently held online, following successful delivery during the coronavirus lockdown.
Results from a recent survey by Venson Automotive Solutions have highlighted an increase in negative driver behaviour, with 55% of respondents believing there has been a rise in speeding by road users.
The Government has launched a review into roads policing to establish why the number of road casualties has plateaued since 2010.
West Yorkshire has the highest number of speeding offences in the UK with 181,864, followed by Avon and Somerset (159,210) and Thames Valley (145,447), new figures show.
The highest speeds recorded by police in London included 163mph on a 70mph road and an astonishing 134mph on a 40mph road.
New data from the RAC reveals some of the worst incidents of speeding caught by police forces across the country.
Volvo has limited all its new cars to a maximum speed of 112mph, as part of the manufacturer’s commitment to road safety.
Business drivers are among those flouting speed limits, with new data showing an increase in incidents despite a reduction in miles driven.
DriveTech is helping to fill the gap with online speed awareness courses after a classroom-based option was halted due to coronavirus.
Greater Manchester Police said it has caught 6,200 drivers breaking the speed limit since Monday, March 23.
Fleet operators and business owners should not face prosecution for failing to respond to speeding tickets and other fixed penalty notices (FPNs) during the Coronavirus lockdown.
A new campaign to lower the speed limit in urban areas from 30MPH to 20MPH has launched today (April 9).
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) lead for Roads Policing has suspended classroom-based speed awareness courses for 12 weeks, due to the Coronavirus lockdown.
The new 20mph speed limit across 8.9km of the capital’s roads within the Congestion Charging Zone from Monday (March 2).
UK business drivers exceed the speed limits by an average of 19.4%, research undertaken by Airmax Remote reveals.
There were 2,386,780 speeding offences detected in England and Wales in 2018-19.
Airmax Remote has entered into a partnership with Sturdy Corporation to provide Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA) to businesses operating fleets throughout Europe and North America.
Speeding ticket offences have increased each year since 2011.
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