With an aim to improve road safety live on the roads while we travel, top car manufacturers BMW, Ford, Volvo and Mercedes have announced new plans to issue cars with safety alert systems.
These new plans will see cars processing alerts and sending them over to a shared cloud database, …Read More
The UK-based road safety charity “Brake” has launched a new road safety campaign alongside Disney Junior, featuring Disney-inspired road signs. The campaign aims to help improve road safety for children in the UK.
The campaign follows the news that 12-year-olds are more at risk of being killed by road traffic (when …Read More
New statistics have revealed that the number of cyclists in the South has risen to its highest figure for up to three years. This dramatic increase in cyclists taking to the road has lead to increased worries for cyclist safety.
Surprisingly, in 2016, there were 516 million miles pedalled in the …Read More
A new survey conducted by motor servicing company Fixter, has revealed the worst cities for speeding in the UK. The survey, which polled 1,000 car owners, found that Edinbrugh is the UK’s worst city for speeding, with a staggering 81% of drivers admitting to regularly breaking speed limits.
Edinburgh is …Read More
Big plans have been made to drastically change roads over the next six years, by introducing ‘digital motorways’ to improve congestion and make travelling more efficient.
These digital, or smart motorways, will be without the traditional emergency lane, but will have emergency laybys closer together to compensate for this.
Highways England have …Read More
Volkswagen and SEAT, the automobile manufacturer, have come up against Which?, after the reviews company called them out on a dangerous rear seatbelt fault.
After an independent assessment of the affected cars, the Finnish magazine, Tekniikan Maailma found that when these brands of cars were driving at speed, and all …Read More
Highways England, along with representatives from several other road safety bodies, are set to attend the opening round of the British Superbike Championship at Silverstone next weekend, to promote the importance of motorcycle safety.
The championship event is attended by tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts every year, making it one …Read More
There have been big plans put in place to encourage drivers to stick to speed limits, in an effort to reduce deaths on the UK’s roads. By 2022, the government intends to introduce speed limiting technology, and make it mandatory for all vehicles sold in Europe, which The Department for …Read More
In recent weeks, the road safety of students around schools has been the focus of councils across the UK, with multiple new measures and campaigns being discussed and implemented. Amongst the new measures that have been discussed is the introduction of fines for parents caught leaving the engine running while …Read More
Transport laws are about to change, thanks to the government’s new Future of Mobility Urban Strategy, which will reassess the ways in which goods and people move about the UK. In particular, this strategy will observe how electric vehicles, including e-scooters and e-cargo bikes navigate roads, and what this means …Read More