Road Safety News
Tuesday 22 August 2017

NICE calls for improved infrastructure for those with limited mobility

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) is urging councils to make it as easy as possible for people with limited mobility to be more active.

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Thousands caught during summer drink/drug drive campaign

More than 3,500 drivers were caught drink or drug driving during a recent month long campaign in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

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Speed the focus of week-long European campaign

Police officers across the UK are participating in a week-long speed enforcement operation which got underway yesterday (21 August).

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New report reveals extent of congestion ‘crisis’

The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on the Government to develop a 'congestion strategy’, after a new report revealed the extent of the UK’s congestion ‘crisis’.

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Essex Police appeals for footage of illegal car racing events

Essex Police is calling on local residents to submit footage of illegal car racing events to help them identify offenders.

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‘Operation Snap’ to run across Wales

All four police forces in Wales are to start using dashcam footage submitted by the public to investigate driving offences, following a pilot scheme by North Wales Police.

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Bank holiday event offers free motorcycle taster sessions

People wanting to learn to ride a motorcycle can participate in a free taster session - in a safe and structured environment - as part of a three-day event taking place over the bank holiday weekend.

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Coalition calls for ’urgent action’ to improve vehicle safety standards

A coalition of transport and road safety organisations is calling on the UK Government to pledge its support for European Commission plans to improve new vehicle safety standards.

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Injury Prevention Day asks drivers to ‘back-off’

Motorists who drive too close to the car in front are the target of a campaign to reduce the number of collisions and injuries caused by ‘tailgating’.

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LATEST: GEM makes speeding plea

ALSO: Support grows for Project EDWARD

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