Speed & Safety Camera News
According to motorcycle accident statistics last year, 21,550 motorcyclists were reported casualties on UK roads. Of these unfortunate incidents, 6,049 motorcyclists were killed or seriously injured.
A gadget designed to reduce the likelihood of traffic accidents and subsequent car insurance claims recently received recognition from Toyota.
The manufacturer handed Gentex Corporation an Excellent Award in the Technology category for its SmartBeam device.
More drivers could be asked to pay fines if new speed limits are introduced, it has been claimed.
RoadPilot used information from its database to find out that 68 per cent of speed cameras are situated on roads that will be affected if the government overhauls regulations.
As many as 73,000 disqualified novice drivers could have returned to the road illegally over the past decade.
A record number of newly qualified drivers - 160,000 - have been banned under the controversial New Drivers Act since its introduction in June 1997.
The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has welcomed the support of transport select committee (TSC) MPs about road policing comments made in a recent Home Office report.TSC MPs criticised the report, which was released in October, for making road policing issues a low priority.According to Nei
If the government wants to cut the number of car insurance claims which involve children being killed or injured, it needs to take steps to encourage more individuals to become lollipop people, according to Brake.The road safety charity explained having such individuals outside schools is vital i
Drivers need to adapt their behaviour behind the wheel now the clocks have been turned back if they are to avoid a car insurance claim, the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) has advised.The organisation stated the typical commute from work will take place in the dark and added people should m
Speed cameras can help to reduce accidents and car insurance claims, according to the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).The group made this comment after it was announced funding was being withdrawn from the Wiltshire Safety Camera Partnership.It stated the move was misplaced tokenism.Neil Gr
People who want to avoid making a claim on their car insurance need to be particularly vigilant as the nights draw in, according to Tracker.The company - which provides stolen vehicle recovery systems - has warned darker evenings are a godsend for opportunistic thieves.However, it advised there a
People who want to keep the cost of their car insurance down may be interested to hear RoadPilot has reduced the price of its microGo speed camera locator.The pocket-sized gadget warns users of upcoming speed traps and accident blackspots.Available for £99.95, the microGo comes pre-loaded with a