A study by researchers from Trinity College Dublin suggests that young females are better at responding to telematics feedback than their male counterparts.
Claire Perry, transport minister, has confirmed plans to raise the national speed limit in England and Wales from 50mph to 60mph for lorries travelling on dual carriageways.
A new report, launched earlier this week at the 2014 National Road Safety Conference, looks in detail at the ‘emerging issue’ of the number of adult pedestrian casualties which occur during night-time hours.
The local council says that fewer road collisions are happening in Brighton & Hove streets where 20mph limits have been introduced.
Nick Clegg unveils “biggest single investment in cycling”.
FirstCar launches new awards scheme for road safety professionals.
Sound bites, bullet points, facts and figures and photos from the 2014 National Road Safety Conference.
- Many drivers won’t be ready when winter bites: Highways Agency (0)
- Royal recognition for Safer Roads Berkshire (0)
- Green Cross Man returns after 40-year break (1)
- Stage set for 2014 National Conference (1)
- Campaign launched to highlight Scotland’s lower drink drive limit (1)
- DfT commissions study into telematics and novice drivers (9)
- Introduce 20mph limits and GDL to improve child health: RCPCH (36)
- Revamped website proves popular with readers (2)
- PACTS' manifesto identifies road safety priorities (3)
- Telematics policies reduce young driver crash risk (0)
- Diverse speakers address motorcycle safety seminar (6)
- BBC presenter caught speeding on bike (6)
- Scottish Government launches active travel vision (1)
- Fleet operators targeted to improve cyclists’ safety (0)
- TRL unveils fully automated driving simulator (2)
- Welsh campaign detects 900 mobile phone offenders (2)
- ASA adjudicates on Brighton 20mph cases (2)
- Oxfordshire event supports drink drive 50th anniversary (0)
- Brake issues ‘look out for each other’ plea at start of Road Safety Week (2)
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