The DfT is to contribute £3m to help create a digital road map that will “give the most detailed information yet to councils and emergency services”.
Safer designs for a range of heavy goods vehicles were on show yesterday (26 Feb) at an event in London as part of the freight industry’s efforts to improve road safety and better protect cyclists and pedestrians.
The Government has announced £43m of funding for infrastructure and research and development for ‘plug-in’ vehicles.
A survey of seat belt wearing rates has highlighted an apparent 5% reduction in the use of restraints by children in cars – from 96% in 2009 to 91% in 2014.
One in 20 UK drivers has accepted responsibility for someone else’s penalty points, according to Confused.com.
Road safety professionals encouraged to support Global Road Safety Week 2015.
- Event will focus on 3Ds – drink, drugs and distractions (3)
- Agenda finalised for young driver event, and delegate places at a premium (0)
- Scottish Government should reduce urban speed limit to 20mph (10)
UN Global Road Safety Week 2015
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