Driver Safety

Blue Light Aware

GEM with recently updated Blue Light Aware ...

Nov 30, 2020No Comments

The recently-updated Blue Light Aware resource is at the centre of a two-week campaign for learner drivers and instructors. Blue Light Aware, developed by GEM

van community

After an unprecedented year means the van c...

Nov 20, 2020No Comments

There has been a well-documented increase in online shopping as a result of the pandemic this year, putting a greater workload on the shoulders of

PRIM – Fleet Standards appoints a new roa...

Nov 16, 2020No Comments

PRIM – Fleet Standards appoints a new road safety supplier – Cotswold Medicals Ltd PRIM works closely with organisations to recognise them for their commitment

semi-automated cars

More not less driver training needed for se...

Nov 16, 2020No Comments

A new study says that behavioural training for drivers is paramount for the transition into the next stage of automated vehicles, known as level 3

lockdown

Former police chief backs webinar to help c...

Nov 04, 2020No Comments

As lockdown looms a community-minded group is offering pro-active support to businesses, employees, self-employed, and individuals to help people cope in the light of the

10,000 instances of tailgating spotted in j...

Nov 03, 2020Comments off

Almost 10,000 vehicles were caught tailgating in the first two weeks of new cameras being tested to clamp down on the offence. Highways England and police have joined forces

young drivers

Nearly one-in-five young drivers admit to v...

Oct 12, 2020Comments off

The RAC has warned the rising popularity of the likes of FaceTime, Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat for video calls is posing a ‘new and

casualties

DfT confirms 2019 casualties ‘broadly...

Oct 05, 2020Comments off

Evidence points towards Britain being in a period when the number of road fatalities is ‘broadly stable’ but not falling, the Government has conceded. The

Drug driving

Drug driving charges surge 125%

Oct 01, 2020Comments off

The number of drug driving charges has risen by 125% to record levels in the last year. The significant rise in the number of charges

tyres

Are your tyres ready for action?

Sep 29, 2020Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is encouraging car owners to make monthly checks of air pressure, condition and tread on their tyres.

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