accident

Lorry wheel in wet conditions

New device will stop trucks from aquaplanin...

Oct 04, 20211 Comment

Researchers say they have developed a device that prevents vehicles including HGVs from aquaplaning during adverse road conditions. The Run Dry Traction System (RDTS) prevents

mobile phone

Jail for death crash HGV driver who caused ...

Sep 20, 2021Comments off

An HGV driver distracted by his mobile phone and who killed a devoted husband and wife in a “devastating collision” has been jailed. Steven Bennett,

road safety map

Interactive road safety map updated with 20...

Jan 11, 2021Comments off

A free web mapping service, which shows details of road collisions and casualties across Britain, has been updated to include data for 2019. Developed by

tailgating

Tailgating road accidents halve in five yea...

Nov 26, 2020Comments off

The number of reported road accidents when tailgating another vehicle was a contributory factor has almost halved in just five years, according to analysis by

Bridge Strikes

New ‘most-bashed bridge in Britain’ rev...

Nov 09, 2020Comments off

With the Black Friday and Christmas rush around the corner and more large vehicles expected on Britain’s roads, Network Rail has revealed the most-struck bridges

Car Accident

Car accident rates climbing sharply

Jul 02, 2020Comments off

Car accident rates in the UK are increasing rapidly as lockdown eases and drivers hit the roads again according to new analysis by AX. Early

Parking

Parking prangs cost Brits £1.5 billion a y...

Feb 17, 2020Comments off

Car park prangs cost British motorists a staggering £1.5 BILLION per year, according to new research. A study revealed 11 per cent, or 3.74 million,

Wise up Size up

Drivers urged to ‘Wise Up, Size Up...

Nov 28, 2019Comments off

Network Rail is asking drivers of large vehicles to; ‘Wise up Size up’. Research has shown that 52 per cent of lorry drivers do not

Uber self-driving car that killed pedestria...

Nov 14, 2019Comments off

Software flaws in an Uber self-driving car have been blamed for the death of a pedestrian in the United States. Last year’s accident was the world’s

Isuzu D-Max saves driver in combine crash

Nov 08, 2019Comments off

A Yorkshire farm manager recently found out just how tough an Isuzu truck can be, when his Isuzu D-Max Blade was involved in a crash