Figures released after the latest crackdown on people using their mobile phones behind the wheel saw almost 8,000 people caught in one week alone.
A road safety campaign ‘Give space, be safe’ trialled by West Midlands Police that aimed to reduce cycling accidents and stop motorists overtaking cyclists too close on the road is to be rolled out across the country by other police forces.
Do you know the correct stopping distance for the speed you’re travelling at? We’ve looked at stopping distances and how these can help to reduce road traffic accidents.
In a move to try and make vehicles safer, the European Commission have released a list of 19 safety technologies that may have to be introduced to new vehicles in an update to the EU vehicle safety rules in a bid to reduce road traffic accidents and save lives.
New technology could be introduced to block mobile phone signals when people are behind the wheel to stop illegal phone calls and texting whilst driving and reduce avoidable road traffic accidents.
We’ve looked at some common things that can cause problems when driving over the festive period.
A report published by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has highlighted the extent of excessive speeding in the UK during the past 12 months, with 5 drivers caught speeding above 100mph in 30 or 40mph zones.
There are some things you should consider and check if you are going to be driving in the dark this winter which can reduce the risks of being involved in a road traffic accident.
We’ve looked at some things that cyclists can do to improve their safety and make cycling in winter a less daunting prospect.
Most of the accidents on our roads are caused by things that can be avoided and there are many precautions drivers take to reduce road accidents further.