accidents

road casualties

Stats provide insight on impact of Covid-19...

Feb 01, 2021Comments off

Despite confirming an expected fall in the number of road deaths, new figures show the overall fatality rate actually increased during the first half of

Rear end collisions

Rear end collisions down 27% in 2020

Jan 19, 2021Comments off

Rear end collisions fell by a drastic 27% last year, according to analysis by AX of its latest accident data. Although the pandemic meant the overall number

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

Road Safety Week

‘No need to speed’ announced as...

Aug 25, 2020Comments off

The theme for UK Road Safety Week 2020 has been announced as ‘No need to speed’, following findings that just a quarter of people think

Accidents in 20mph zones rise nearly 150% i...

Aug 24, 2020Comments off

The number of accidents that happen in 20pmh zones increased by 148% in three years as drivers continue to ignore the slowest speed-restrictions across the

Road Safety

Complacency in national road safety casualt...

Aug 03, 2020Comments off

The DfT published annual road casualty statistics 2019 for Great Britain this week*, and the overarching trend is no real or dramatic improvement in road

Accident

How fleet managers can best prepare for RTA...

Jul 15, 2020Comments off

Shops, restaurants and many other businesses are beginning to reopen as lockdown restrictions ease.  Our pavements and roads are gradually returning to pre-lockdown levels of

Minister highlights significant fall in KSI...

Jun 29, 2020Comments off

The number of people killed or seriously injured (KSI) in road collisions fell by 70% during lockdown, transport secretary Grant Shapps has revealed. Government figures

slow driving

Accidents caused by slow driving are on the...

Jan 02, 2020Comments off

The Department for Transport (DfT) has revealed that fatalities related to slow driving are increasing. Figures from 2019 show that two people were killed and

Driver safety

Driver safety: In the blink of an eye

Nov 29, 2019Comments off

Research from this year’s Road Safety Week (18-24 November) has revealed that nearly a third of drivers claim to have experienced a collision or near

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