road safety

road safety map

Interactive road safety map updated with 20...

Jan 11, 2021No Comments

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

Highways England catches tailgaters on came...

Jan 11, 2021No Comments

Highways England is trialling the use of new cameras to clamp down on tailgating, an offence it says is a factor in around one in

ghost markings

Vanishing act for ghost markings

Dec 17, 2020Comments off

An end to confusing ‘ghost markings’ on roads could soon be in sight following a competition launched by Highways England to tackle the worldwide issue.

driver behaviour

Researchers set out to improve driver behav...

Dec 14, 2020Comments off

A new research project has highlighted a number of ‘subtle changes’ that can nudge road users to behave more safely – without them being aware

alcohol

Making alcohol look like cigarette packagin...

Nov 24, 2020Comments off

Drink driving related accidents are on the rise. In fact, research has found a 5% increase over the last five years. Here at Leasing Options

CYCLOPS

CYCLOPS junction wins award for Manchester

Nov 23, 2020Comments off

Transport for Greater Manchester and Manchester City Council have been named winners of a new award presented by Brake, in collaboration with Road Safety GB.

semi-automated cars

More not less driver training needed for se...

Nov 16, 2020Comments off

A new study says that behavioural training for drivers is paramount for the transition into the next stage of automated vehicles, known as level 3

road danger

Post-Covid travel agenda needs fresh look a...

Nov 16, 2020Comments off

Covid-19 has had terrible consequences. It has also turned the transport agenda upside-down, showing that major change is possible, necessary and desirable. The government is

10,000 instances of tailgating spotted in j...

Nov 03, 2020Comments off

Almost 10,000 vehicles were caught tailgating in the first two weeks of new cameras being tested to clamp down on the offence. Highways England and police have joined forces

smart motorway

Less than half of drivers aware of smart mo...

Nov 02, 2020Comments off

Brake says the findings of a new survey reinforce the urgent need to improve public awareness of smart motorways. The survey of 2,000 UK drivers,

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