Pothole-related breakdowns have risen after the Beast from the East arrived back in March, and are set to increase in the next quarter according to the RAC. The motoring company has blamed the bad weather conditions for the rapid increase in potholes and deteriorating road conditions.
The RAC found that …Read More
Statistics released by the European Commission this week have revealed that there has been an improvement in the safety of EU roads. The preliminary 2017 road safety statistics show that the number of deaths on EU roads in 2017 (25,300) is 2% less than the number in 2016. This is …Read More
Each year, UK motorists are receiving more than one million penalty charge notices for entering bus lanes during restricted hours. This new information has come to light thanks to Freedom of Information Act data, which highlight the severe increase in bus lane charges that motorists receive each year.
Many bus lane …Read More
Public Health England have warned local authorities that LED street lights may be unsafe and could be damaging to drivers’ health. They have pointed out that LED lighting can have a number of health effects on drivers, potentially causing retina damage, as well as migraines, headaches and general feelings of …Read More
The driverless car’s reputation is now in jeopardy after a fatal incident in Arizona, where a woman was killed due to the car technology’s inability to recognise the road user. The vehicle did not detect the female cyclist, as road conditions were dark and visibility was reduced. However, this has …Read More
A new website has been launched by the Dorset Road Safe team to improve road safety in the Dorset area, after it was revealed that there were over 230 serious collisions in the region, in 2017.
The new website allows members of the local community to submit road safety information and …Read More
As social media has evolved, so has the incessant temptation for drivers to use their phones while driving, despite it posing a serious risk to their lives and the lives of other road users.
Motorists caught using their phones behind the wheel can receive six points on their licence. This means …Read More
Counties across England have pledged more money to tackle deteriorating road conditions and improve road safety over the coming years. This follows the news that poor weather conditions over the winter period have resulted in worsening road surfaces.
Hertfordshire County Council received over 1,500 more reports of potholes this winter than …Read More
Each year, hazy vision contributes towards many major road accidents, simply because many drivers are unaware of their need to wear glasses or contact lenses while driving. Vision Express and RED driving school have announced their recent collaboration to take action, with an aim to combat road accidents and reduce …Read More
Highways England are set to install 170 intelligent road studs at one of the country’s busiest junctions in Merseyside.
The new LED road studs are connected to the traffic lights at the junction, and light up green when the traffic lights switch to green. The studs can be seen from over …Read More