road safety

Europe failing to reach the target for the ...

Mar 22, 2019No Comments

The gap between the European Union’s (EU) 2020 target for reducing the number of deaths caused by road traffic accidents and the actual number of

Dangerous handheld phone use at the wheel r...

Mar 21, 20191 Comment

After a fall in the proportion of drivers admitting to using a handheld phone while driving in 2017 following the introduction of tougher penalties, new

Volvo cars to deploy in-car cameras and int...

Mar 21, 2019No Comments

Volvo Cars have revealed a new step in its ambitions to end fatalities in its cars by addressing the issues of intoxication and distraction. Apart

Government’s approach to road safety unde...

Mar 18, 2019No Comments

The Transport Committee has launched a new inquiry into road safety – and is keen to hear from road safety professionals and members of the

Drivers ignoring smart motorway ‘red X’...

Mar 11, 2019No Comments

More than a fifth of motorists are ‘putting lives at risk’ by ignoring ‘red X’ signs on smart motorways, a survey suggests. First introduced in

New THINK! campaign urges young drivers to ...

Mar 11, 2019No Comments

It is only natural for new drivers to be nervous, but confidence comes with real road experience – that’s the message from the ‘Road Whisperer’

Road safety enters new dimension in Westmin...

Mar 04, 20191 Comment

The UK’s first 3D zebra crossing – designed to give the impression that passing vehicles are about to drive over a ramp – has been

Mandatory speed assistance systems are vita...

Feb 19, 2019Comments off

Road safety and breakdown organisation GEM Motoring Assist is supporting road safety groups across Europe by urging ministers to ensure that Intelligent Speed Assistance (ISA)

Van drivers risking accidents because of he...

Feb 11, 2019Comments off

Van drivers are risking accidents by failing to leave enough distance to stop, according to research by Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles, that shows over half of

Harnessing the power of technology to help ...

Jan 31, 2019Comments off

Weather experts are predicting that this February is set to be one of the coldest on record, with temperatures set to plummet over the next

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