road safety

Local councils need powers to stop lorry-ma...

Sep 09, 2019No Comments

Local authorities are calling for more powers to help stop lorries causing ‘havoc’ in towns and villages throughout England. The Local Government Association (LGA) says

Smart motorways ‘a risk to life’...

Sep 09, 2019No Comments

Plans to roll-out smart motorways across the country have been dealt a ‘severe blow’, according to a national newspaper. First introduced in 2014, smart motorways

Hidden dangers on city streets

Sep 09, 2019No Comments

Ford Mobility in Europe has been employing big data analytics combined with detailed on-site observations to discover where – and why – some stretches of

Plea for a renewed focus on corporate vehic...

Sep 04, 2019No Comments

The safety of all road users is being impacted by a corporate-wide move away from company-provided vehicles with a rising number of employees taking cash

How hanging an air freshener or fluffy dice...

Aug 15, 2019Comments off

An air freshener hanging from your rear-view mirror could be enough to land you with a £1,000 fine and 3 points on your licence, police

Default 20mph limits an ‘essential bu...

Aug 05, 2019Comments off

A coalition of transport and active travel charities is calling on the Government to introduce a default 20mph speed limit in England. The 11 charities*

‘SERP volunteers’ to help with ...

Aug 05, 2019Comments off

A group of volunteers in Essex will become the first in the country to be given enforcement powers, under a new initiative. Co-ordinated by the

Recovery operators demand greater protectio...

Aug 02, 2019Comments off

Campaigners from the roadside recovery industry today claimed new government figures on motorway breakdowns have significantly bolstered the case for increased protections for roadside rescue

Roads Minister announces ‘Evidence Review...

Jul 24, 2019Comments off

In a significant win for the roadside rescue and recovery industry, Roads Minister Michael Ellis MP today (23 July 2019) announced that the Department for

Road safety action plan announced to cut ro...

Jul 19, 2019Comments off

Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as fines, under new plans to reduce the number of deaths on the

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