Two sets of data released today (4 Feb) by the DfT show an increase in road deaths, but a reduction in KSIs and all casualties for the 12-months ending Sept 2015 – while the number of drink drive deaths in 2014 was the same as in 2013.
With the countdown to the inaugural National Data Analysts’ Conference now well underway, two further speakers have been confirmed and the event looks certain to be fully subscribed.
Parents who break parking regulations outside six east London primary schools could face getting a criminal record under plans from Havering Council. (BBC News)
With the first 50 National Conference 'early bird' places snapped up in less than 48 hours, Road Safety GB has released a further 25 places at this very special rate for Road Safety GB and Academy members.
A leading police officer has suggested that those who drive as part of their job 'should get harsher punishment’ for using a mobile phone at the wheel (Daily Mail).
White lines could be removed from busy roads across the country in an attempt to decrease the speed of motorists (Telegraph).
Dame Helen Mirren has described people who drink-drive as a “human form of pollution” in a blunt and unorthodox advert broadcast across America during last Sunday’s Super Bowl.
An online forum which ran here last week (4 Feb) generated 15 questions on a wide range of topics relating to self-driving cars. All of the questions and answers are available to read with no need to login etc.
A roundup of all the other latest road safety related news.
- ‘Smart’ motorways are having ‘no adverse effect on safety’ (1)
- Older drivers support tighter assessments at 70 years and beyond (1)
- Campaign urges mums-to-be to put ‘safe tyres on the pre-birth checklist’ (0)
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A local resident has taken to YouTube to protest against planned cuts to Rochdale Council’s current road safety provision.