Source: Nellis Air Force Base
In the summer months, there is a rise in the number of vehicles travelling, and pedestrians crossing, UK roads. This is due to a number of factors, such as families taking trips out during the summer holidays. Summer is also peak season for learner drivers. However, this …Read More
The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has revealed new plans to build a clean air road strategy for London. Currently, drivers travelling into London’s central zones face congestion charges. However, Mr Khan’s new proposed zero-emission system aims to remove these charges and instead, replace them with a single per mile …Read More
Excitement arises in the UK, following approved trials for driverless cars, which will take place at the end of this year, starting in Milton Keynes and Coventry. Interestingly, this will be the first time these digitally advanced cars have been tested publically on UK roads and once trials take place, there will …Read More
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