News & Features

TRL believes More is Needed to Help Distracted Pedestrians

TRL believes More is Needed to Help Distracted Pedestrians

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Shaun Helman, a Chief Transport Scientist working at the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), has suggested that certain road signs should be painted on the pavement so that destracted pedestrians who are looking down at their smartphones can see them.

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Stricter Punishment for Illegal Phone Use Showing Results

Stricter Punishment for Illegal Phone Use Showing Results

Monday, September 17th, 2018

According to a recent analysis of figures supplied to the Ministry of Justice by the warranty provider, Warranty Direct the number of offences relating to both illegal mobile phone use and speeding have fallen since the punishments for both of these offences were made more severe in 2017.

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Highways England Launches Campaign Against Tailgating

Highways England Launches Campaign Against Tailgating

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Having discovered that tailgating causes 100 deaths or serious injuries every year on Britain's roads, Highways England has launched a campaign to tackle the problem.

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Almost a Third of Drivers Lost Without Satnav

Almost a Third of Drivers Lost Without Satnav

Friday, August 31st, 2018

Nearly a third of UK drivers would be completely lost on the road without the aid of a satnav according to a recent survey conducted by the car hire firm, Europcar.

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Tyre Safety Campaign

Tyre Safety Campaign

Friday, August 31st, 2018

The road safety campaigning group, TyreSafe has been working with Trading Standards to tackle the widespread problem of part worn tyre outlets selling illegal and unsafe tyres to unsuspecting motorists.

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