Traffic speeds are predicted to drop to an average of 12 mph by 2030, due to the increasing number of drivers on UK roads. New reports state that air pollution levels cannot be controlled if no action is taken to change traffic speeds and control congestion.The government therefore need to …Read More
New information released by the World Health Organisation has revealed that road accidents are the main cause of teenage deaths.
Britain saw 145 people killed in road accidents and 3,166 seriously injured in 2015, with the majority of road-related deaths involving males aged between 10 and 19-years-old. With adolescents counting for …Read More
ClientEarth is taking the government back to the High Court over disappointing plans to improve air pollution levels. The environmental law group feels the drafted plans, which were put together by the government last month, appear flawed and fail to target the staggering levels of air pollution emitted on …Read More
Plans to build the new 6bn Lower Thames Crossing, which will connect Essex and Kent roads, may be reconsidered if Jeremy Corbyn wins the general election on the 8th of June.
From the outset, the Labour party have disagreed with plans to build the Lower Thames Crossing. As the general election …Read More
UK traffic congestion levels have reached an all-time high, with van traffic taking the lead over any other vehicle. The Department of Transport reported that van traffic has risen three times more than car traffic this year, increasing by 4.5% in comparison to 1.4%. These new statistics reveal motor vehicle …Read More
A new virtual reality app designed to teach primary school children about road safety is being developed by The University of South Wales. The app will teach children to be more observant, cross the road safely and have a greater understanding of road safety rules.
This development follows research conducted by …Read More
MPs are discussing ways to improve cycling safety after reports revealed a severe increase in dangerous driving. Every day, vehicle drivers enter cycle lanes in the midst of congested traffic, leaving little room for cyclists to ride safely. This dangerous attitude towards bike users means the chance of a collision …Read More
Concerns have arisen about the safety of UK roads after 2017 figures from the RAC reveal a surge in pothole-related breakdowns. Figures, recorded between January and March this year, revealed that 6,500 breakdowns occurred as a result of poor road surfaces, particularly those with potholes. The current state of UK road …Read More
A ‘green bridge’ has been developed by Highways England in a bid to reduce the number of road traffic accidents occurring daily across the UK. With a constant strive for eco-friendly roads and an increase in road safety, Highways England has built the green bridge to prevent animal-related road accidents.
The …Read More
London is making way for a new river tunnel crossing that will connect roads between Essex and Kent. The new Lower Thames Crossing will run east of Gravesend and Tilbury; stretching across 13 miles of the River Thames.
As confirmed by Transport Secretary, Chris Grayling, the Lower Thames Crossing will run from …Read More