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
New RAC figures have revealed that vehicle breakdowns have continued to rise as a result of pothole damages.
It is reported that 2,830 members of the RAC experienced a vehicle breakdown in 2017, compared to 2,547 in 2016.The latest figures reveal a surge in pothole-related breakdowns, with damages ranging from distorted …Read More
A key concern for drivers when it comes to road safety is the lack of visibility, particularly when driving down dark streets and country roads – which is surprising in an age where technology is so rife.
The tech gurus at Continental are working to improve this by 2020, designing new, …Read More
The RAC Foundation has revealed that only one in ten of Great Britain’s substandard council-maintained road bridges are likely to be repaired over the next five years, due to budgeting issues. The road charity say that councils are looking to repair around 2,000 of the declining bridges, however they accept …Read More
Transport Focus is now urging the Government to take pedestrians, cyclists and horse riders, all of whom are considered to be the most vulnerable road users, into consideration when it comes to upgrading road schemes and designs.
The watchdog transport group wants to highlight the importance of factoring in more suitable …Read More
A review by the Chartered Institution of Highways and Transportation (CIHT) into shared spaces has found that many of the ideas that underpin the concept of the design need serious reassessment. The CIHT provided a list of recommendations of actions to be taken by the Government to adjust the shared …Read More