A new study by the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has found that silent electric vehicles are 56% more likely to be involved in an accident with cyclists and 37% more likely to be involved in an accident with pedestrians, which has raised concerns over the road safety of …Read More
A diverse range of revolutionary initiatives have been announced by the government, in a bid to improve overall road safety across the UK. These initiatives have been proposed and will be implemented to create a two-year action plan.
This action plan proposes new measures to ensure all road users stay safe …Read More
Councils across the country have been getting prepared for winter and together have stockpiled over 1.4 million tonnes of salt, to ensure road users can keep travelling through the winter weather.
Councils have an average of nine full-size gritters each and 94% of the country’s councils have either the same levels …Read More
With Road Safety Week running from this week, to the 25th November, new research from road safety charity Brake has revealed shocking statistics over cycling and biker safety in the UK.
The recent survey revealed cyclists and bikers as 63 times more likely to be seriously injured and even killed …Read More
Residents of Shielhill Drive, a street in Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, have voiced their concerns over the road safety of the street as the area expands.
Shielhill Drive, a narrow street which has no road signs or pavement, is currently being used by hundreds of lorries every week while new homes …Read More
British Summer Time has now come to an end. With this new change, the road safety charity Brake has raised concerns over the impact of ending Daylights Savings Time, when it comes to road safety.
Although road issues for motorists, cyclists and pedestrians can arise at any time of year, they’re …Read More
Councils up and down the country have issued warnings to road users ahead of winter to remind them to take extra care when travelling around this time of year.
The number of accidents on our roads increases during the winter months and with the clocks having gone back last weekend, shorter …Read More
Transport Focus is urging Highways England to work on road safety for non-motorist road users, ranging from cyclists and pedestrians, to horse riders.
This request comes after recent research conducted by the Watchdog transport group, which revealed a lack of implemented safety for road users, other than motorists.
Transport Focus has …Read More
A number of transport bodies have sent a joint letter to the chair of the Commons Transport Committee, Lilian Greenwood, warning of the impact that the lack of funding for local road maintenance will have.
The letter stated that the current underfunding of local roads will have an impact on them …Read More
Road safety experts are urging motorists to drive their own vehicles like they would a company car, as many don’t follow the same practices and safety laws when behind the wheel of their own car.
If a motorist is driving a company vehicle, they are obligated to abide by the highway …Read More