Posts Tagged ‘road safety’

International Handbook of Road Safety

Thursday, August 29th, 2013

Planned for publication next year, road safety academics and practitioners get together to fight the global problem of road traffic injuries (more…)

Road safety resources for children

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

A new online resource containing a broad range of road safety learning material for children has been launched (more…)

Road safety comparison

Wednesday, May 8th, 2013

The DfT have a website where the public can see statistics for road safety on a Local Highways Authorities (LHA) basis (more…)

Road safety campaign spending cut

Friday, February 1st, 2013

The DfT is planning to spend only £3.7 million on road safety campaigns in 2012/13 (more…)

Fixed penalty fine increases

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012

The Government is proposing to increase the fines from £60 to £90 (more…)

Mobile phone addiction at the wheel

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Nearly half of all drivers regularly talk on the mobile phone whilst driving (more…)

Daylight Saving Bill runs out of time

Friday, March 23rd, 2012

Renewed calls for changing GMT to +2 in the summer and +1 in the winter to increase daylight hours (more…)

Blessed motorcycle helmets

Wednesday, November 16th, 2011

A youth road safety initiative in Thailand provides motorcycle helmets blessed by monks (more…)

30% of drivers text at the wheel

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

A survey of 841 drivers by road safety charity Brake reveals that 3 out of 10 drivers admit to texting whilst driving (more…)

Insurance cost for young drivers matches university tuition fees

Tuesday, September 6th, 2011

The IAM conducted a search for insuring a fictional 17-year-old driver and came back with a price just over £9,700 (more…)