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UK spends £75.6m on traffic calming measures

An estimated £75.6 million was spent on traffic calming measures in 2014, according to new analysis by Churchill Car Insurance.

These include the use of self-enforcing speed reduction measures such as road humps, mini roundabouts, chicanes, central islands and reduced speed limits.

The overall spend on traffic calming measures increased by an …Read More

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New road safety measures revealed

The Department for Transport has unveiled a raft of measures to improve the safety of Britain’s roads.

The proposals will ensure learner drivers are properly prepared before their test, including the chance to gain motorway experience with an approved driving instructor. This follows plans announced last month to introduce a deposit …Read More

£100bn to be spent on infrastructure by 2020

Chancellor George Osborne has committed to £100 billion in infrastructure spending by 2020, including full funding for the £15bn Road Investment Strategy (RIS).

The Chancellor is launching the new National Infrastructure Commission today (30 October 2015), which is being led by former Cabinet minister Lord Adonis.

He will set out plans to …Read More

Use of dash cams doubles

UK motorists’ use of dash cams has more than doubled in the last year, according to research carried out by the RAC.

The research, conducted as the RAC adds three brand new dash cams to its range, suggests the popular recording device is the latest must-have in-car gadget as more than …Read More