Provisional figures for 2015 show that the Scottish Government is on track to meet three of its 2020 casualty reduction targets and ‘marginally above’ where it needs to be on the fourth target.
Road Safety GB is inviting nominations for the 2016 Lynda Chalker Award which recognises individuals or organisations that have contributed significantly to road safety in the UK.
A new book has been published in a bid to educate parents and help them reduce the crash risk of young drivers.
Local businesses and residents in Rotherham are being encouraged to re-discover the ‘joy and convenience of cycling’ following the arrival of a fleet of electric bikes.
The Scottish in-car child safety partnership is to hold 50 free child car seat checking events as part of an annual programme to raise awareness of the dangers of incorrectly-fitted or inappropriate child car seats.
The issues around encouraging children to travel independently while taking into consideration concerns about road safety will be discussed at the National Road Safety Conference in Bristol later this year.
A new initiative has been launched to address the problem of distraction among young pedestrians who use mobiles phones while crossing the road.
A roundup of all the other latest road safety related news.
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- Lifting the lid on how to involve road users to improve their own safety (0)
- EU report links decline in enforcement with stalling road death progress (3)
- Jenoptik named as new sponsor of RSGB Twitter feed (4)
- BBC correspondent calls driver awareness course ‘a wasted opportunity’ (3)
- Deadline looms for 2016 Prince Michael Awards (0)
- Commuters set to return to their cars? (3)
- TfL extends average speed camera pilot (4)
- Drink-drive roadshow tours North East during EUROs (0)
- Facelift for Good Egg car seat website (0)
- Drivers encouraged to download phone blocking app (0)
- Knowledge Centre star performer in encouraging set of online stats (0)
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