Road Safety News
Tuesday 24 January 2017

LIVE | RSGB at the LRSC's Centenary Conference

The Road Safety GB editorial team is at the Guildhall, London, where the London Road Safety Council is hosting its Centenary Conference.

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RSGB Twitter followers grow by more than 25% in past 12 months

The Road Safety GB Twitter account has reached the milestone of 15,000 followers, further confirming its status as one of the leading sources of road safety output on social media across the UK.

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Survey seeks views on mobile phone legislation

A new survey has been launched to capture the public’s views and opinions regarding the imminent legislation changes around using a mobile phone while driving.

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Government to extend new car MOT-free period to four years

Owners of new cars and motorcycles will no longer require an MOT for their vehicles’ first four years on the road, under new plans which the Government says will save motorists ‘more than £100m a year’.

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Police begin fresh push against illegal mobile phone use

Police forces in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have today begun a fresh push against mobile phone use by drivers, after revealing almost 8,000 drivers were caught during a week-long crackdown in November.

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Police hail success of ‘close pass’ initiative

West Midlands Police say there has been a 50% drop in poor overtaking of cyclists by drivers since the launch of Operation Close Pass in September 2016.

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Serious injuries under reported, DfT acknowledges

Tens of thousands of serious injuries caused by road collisions may be going unreported every year, it was widely reported by various media sources yesterday (16 Jan).

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Part-time 20mph school scheme to be extended

More part-time 20mph speed limits are to be introduced in Northern Ireland, at rural primary schools on roads where the national speed limit applies, following a pilot scheme.

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Cambridgeshire Police fund new road safety post

The police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire is funding a new county-wide road safety post.

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DVSA chief to outline proposed changes to driving test at YDF 2017

The country’s chief driving examiner will explain to delegates at the 2017 Young Driver Focus how the Government is going about transforming the driving test.

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