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Mobile Phone

New 2021 mobile phone driving laws

Mar 03, 2021Comments off

This year, the Department for Transport are reviewing the laws regarding using your phone behind the wheel. Currently, if you are caught using your mobile

drug driving

GEM expresses concern over Britain’s drug...

Mar 02, 2021Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is raising concerns about drug driving across the UK. In particular, GEM is worried about inconsistencies in

Blue Light Aware

GEM’s solid white line explainer is a mas...

Feb 23, 2021Comments off

A short video explaining how to let a police car past when there are solid white lines down the middle of the road is one

Speeding

Speeding less acceptable than five years ag...

Feb 17, 2021Comments off

New research from the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has revealed some positive long-term trends in relation to speeding behaviour in the

Drink-drive

Drink-drive deaths climb to 10-year high

Feb 15, 2021Comments off

Provisional estimates suggest the number of drink-drive related deaths in Great Britain rose to a 10-year high in 2019. The figures show between 240 and

Road Safety Support

UK Speed Test Laboratory retains prestigiou...

Feb 05, 2021Comments off

Road Safety Support’s speed camera testing and speedometer calibration laboratory, thought to be the only one of its kind worldwide, has maintained its prestigious accreditation

drink driving

Government urged to review drink driving ap...

Feb 01, 2021Comments off

A new report is urging the Government to carry out a ‘major’ review into drink driving, after concluding the current system is ‘no longer adequate’.

drink & drug drive

Police forces crackdown on festive drink &#...

Jan 18, 2021Comments off

Police forces across the UK have started publishing the results of festive campaigns which targeted those who drive under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

speed gun

Next generation speed gun catches speeding ...

Dec 17, 2020Comments off

Motorists beware, police forces around the country are trialling new handheld speed guns that will make it far easier for them to catch and fine

speeding

‘Unpredictable visibility’ can increase...

Dec 14, 2020Comments off

Many drivers ignore posted speed limits with impunity, and to combat this people need to believe enforcement is ‘any time, any place, anywhere’. That’s the