Traffic Offences

National Highways Research Van

New research van rolled out to detect dange...

Jul 29, 2022Comments off

New mobile technology capable of automatically detecting motorists who fail to wear a seatbelt or hold mobile phones at the wheel is being trialled in

Flashing police lights

Views sought on new sentencing guidelines f...

Jul 18, 2022Comments off

A comprehensive package of 12 new and revised sentencing guidelines for offenders convicted of motoring offences in England and Wales has been put out for

Operation Vertebrae

400 vehicles stopped as officers in unmarke...

Jul 14, 2022Comments off

More than 400 vehicles were stopped, and 387 offences recorded in a week of action by police and National Highways which saw officers patrolling the

Using two hands to roll a cigarette

Dangerous drivers are caught on film by off...

Jun 10, 2022Comments off

Two drivers who were literally driving ‘hands free’ had a nasty shock when they realised they had been caught on camera by police officers patrolling

Speeding car

Clocking the dangers of speed

Feb 21, 2022Comments off

The latest research from the UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has revealed positive long-term trends, with motorists continuing to find speeding less

Van Driver

New mobile phone laws; fleet managers urged...

Feb 15, 2022Comments off

Fleet managers are being urged to take action to protect their business and their staff from the risks posed by using a mobile phone while

DVSA issues number plate concealment update

Feb 07, 2022Comments off

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is advising haulage operators that it is aware of a minority of operators who are deliberately attempting to

Police stopping a car

AA calls for more Cops in Cars

Jan 17, 2022Comments off

‘We need more cops in cars’ is the strong message pushed by the AA president in response to death rates on UK roads plateauing over

HGV driver using mobile phone jailed for ca...

Jan 13, 2022Comments off

A truck driver has been jailed for more than eight years after his HGV struck multiple vehicles, killing three people. Ion Onut was trawling dating sites

Driver using a mobile phone

Any use of handheld mobile phone while driv...

Nov 19, 2021Comments off

Police will soon be able to more easily prosecute drivers using a hand-held mobile phone at the wheel, after the Government strengthens existing laws to