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Thu 21 August 2014

Question Time line up finalised

The line up has been finalised for the Question Time session at the National Road Safety Conference in November 2014 and includes representatives from Road Safety GB, the AA, ACPO, PACTS and CFOA. Read more...


Road Safety GB and TyreSafe form alliance

Road Safety GB has become an official supporter of TyreSafe, the not-for-profit organisation behind the annual Tyre Safety Month campaign. Read more...


Brake calls for compulsory driver eyesight testing

Brake is calling for the introduction of compulsory regular eyesight testing for drivers, on the back of a survey which the charity says shows strong public support for the move. Read more...


Social media survey gives pointers for RSOs

A survey which monitors UK social media use suggests that Facebook continues to dominate while its major competitors are ‘standing still’ - but identifies newer platforms which are posing a ‘credible threat’ to Facebook’s dominance. Read more...


Google's driverless cars designed to exceed speed limit

Google's self-driving cars are programmed to exceed speed limits by up to 10mph, according to a report on the BBC News website. Read more...


Theory test prices to fall

The cost of the car and motorcycle theory tests will drop from £31 to £25 in October 2014, and then to £23 in October 2015. Read more...


Removing white lines can reduce speeds: TfL

A trial carried out by Transport for London (TfL) on three stretches of road showed that removing central white lines resulted in a reduction in vehicle speeds. Read more...


FOI request shows Scotland’s highest recorded speeds

Figures obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request to Police Scotland show that of the 20 highest speeding offences recorded in Scotland over a 15-month period, only one took place on a motorway, with all the others on A roads. Read more...


Presentation will provide young driver insight

A study which provides an insight into young driver behaviour will feature in the ‘topical topics’ session at the National Road Safety Conference later this year. Read more...


Drink drive campaign reaches out to friends and family

The latest phase of the Morning After drink drive campaign encourages friends and family members to speak up in order to discourage loved ones from driving the morning after drinking alcohol. Read more...


Cycling report identifies “lack of enthusiasm” among young people

A report looking at young people’s attitudes to cycling was declared the ‘runaway winner’ in a competition organised as part of the ‘Insight into Management’ programme. Read more...

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FirstCar offers free social media webinar for RSOsFilm highlights van driver dangers
AA poll reveals top causes of in-car argumentsWelsh drink/drug campaign results unveiled
Northern Ireland seat belt wearing rates unchanged in 2014Survey highlights young driver concerns
Driver CPC deadline set to be achievedRoad safety event coincides with opening of Planes 2
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