Speaking at a conference in Milton Keynes today (25 May), the roads minister Andrew Jones said “driverless cars are coming, and sooner than many people expect”.
£21m of funding has been given to councils across the country in a bid to promote green forms of transport.
Project EDWARD will be officially unveiled today (25 May) at TISPOL’s road policing conference in Dublin, with the launch to be broadcast live via Periscope.
Young people in Scotland aged 11-17 years have been given the chance to gain driving experience as part of an event hosted by IAM RoadSmart.
35% of respondents to a new survey believe that newly qualified drivers should have their licence evoked if they break any traffic laws during their first year on the road.
The number of full-time roads policing officers in England and Wales has fallen by 27% since 2010, according to data published by the RAC.
A scheme developed by a Scottish secondary school has picked up the ultimate accolade in the European Road Safety Charter’s (ERSC) Excellence in Road Safety Awards 2016.
A petition has been launched calling for a legal minimum passing distance when drivers overtake cyclists.
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The British Horse Society (BHS) has published a video showing drivers how to pass a horse.