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Fri 19 September 2014

New awards scheme for Glasgow pupils

Pupils from two Glasgow primary schools are the first recipients of new road safety awards scheme launched by Glasgow City Council. Read more...

Poll highlights pedestrian mobile phone dangers

Road Safety GB and Confused.com have joined forces to highlight the issue of pedestrians being distracted by their mobile phone while crossing the road. Read more...

Professor issues sun glare warning

A professor of optometry has issued a warning about the dangers to road users posed by sun glare at this time of year. Read more...

Road safety teams encouraged to gear up for CCL course

Road Safety GB is encouraging local authority road safety teams to become providers of a two-day course designed to help driving instructors to develop a ‘client centred learning’ (CCL) approach. Read more...

Drive IQ endorsed by Road Safety GB and ACPO

Drive IQ, the online education programme for novice and young drivers, has been endorsed by Road Safety GB and Suzette Davenport, ACPO’s lead for roads policing. Read more...

TTC launches recruitment drive for trainers

The TTC Group says it is seeking to recruit new trainers across the country following expansion into new markets and the award of two new contracts in Yorkshire and Wales. Read more...

Electric car market has ‘real momentum’: Baroness Kramer

Sales of ‘plug in cars have increased from just 111 in 2010 to 3,585 in 2013, Baroness Kramer told delegates at the Electric Vehicle Summit which was held at Surrey University yesterday (16 Sept). Read more...

Apple Watch could pose road safety risk: IAM

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) is warning drivers about the potential risks associated with using the new Apple Watch and other smart watches while driving. Read more...

Road Safety GB to support Global Road Safety Week

Road Safety GB has announced its intention to support Global Road Safety Week 2015 by organising a series of events and initiatives in the UK. Read more...

Presentation will examine human factors and vehicle automation

The latest confirmed presentation for the National Road Safety Conference will examine ‘the good, the bad and the ugly’ aspects of human factors and vehicle automation. Read more...

Government should fund AEB incentive: Thatcham

Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) is “so important to the future of road safety” that the government should fund a financial incentive to increase the number of cars with it, according to Thatcham Research. Read more...

LRSC unveils ‘zig zag’ resources

The London Road Safety Council has produced a series of resources to remind drivers not to park on the yellow zig-zag markings outside schools. Read more...

GoSafe launches new 20mph schools campaign

A new campaign has been launched in Wales to encourage drivers to adhere to 20mph limits outside schools. Read more...

New THINK! campaign encourages riders to take further training

Chaz Davies and Alan Davies, world superbike rider and comedian respectively, both feature in the latest THINK! campaign which encourages riders to undertake further training to improve their safety. Read more...

Other news

Cycling investment only benefits 'white, young men', says Birmingham councillorKwik Fit offers support for road safety teams
New film shows ‘The Ripple Effect’Road Safety GB supports Halfords ‘unfair’ car seat tax campaign
Professional drivers comply with CPC deadlineFirstCar launches distribution service
Guide dog owners 'fearful' of cyclistsConference presentation will review older driver resources
Annual drink drive competition launchedChildren wear tattoos to help keep them safe
SCP competition attracts 50+ entries in first weekTon up for older driver programme
CTC publishes cycling ‘campaign kit’ for parents'Selfie signs' slow speeding drivers
South Norfolk MP acclaimed by BrakePSNI announces ‘zero tolerance crackdown’
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