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Number of road deaths remains virtually unchanged since 2012
Car Insurance
Friday 9th August 2019
Governmental data has shown that the number of fatalities on the road has reduced by just one per cent year on year, demonstrating a significant lack of change.
New long-range speed cameras set to go nationwide
Car Insurance
Wednesday 7th August 2019
Police forces across the country will be installing new long-range cameras after hugely successful trials in certain counties.
£2m Government artificial intelligence project to scan local roads for safety issues
Car Insurance
Monday 5th August 2019
The Department of Transport is set to use a new artificial intelligence programme to analyse and pinpoint safety issues on our roads, including faded road markings.
More than one in three road schemes cancelled and delayed
Car Insurance
Friday 2nd August 2019
After the unveiling of their new delivery plan, Highways England has revealed that 35% of schemes are not on schedule – having been either paused or cancelled.
Number of speed bumps in UK increases to 42,000
Car Insurance
Wednesday 31st July 2019
New data from local councils has revealed that the number of speed bumps on UK roads has increased to over 42,000.
Drivers face penalty points if they are caught without a seat belt
Car Insurance
Monday 29th July 2019
As part of a new road safety action plan established by the Government, motorists who are caught without their seatbelt on may be given penalty points on their licence.
Dash cam portal saved UK police 68,474 hours of work in first year, creator claims
Car Insurance
Friday 26th July 2019
An online portal which allows motorists to upload dashcam footage has saved police the equivalent of 9,700 days in the time it would take to submit such evidence manually.
Drone set to be used by police to catch dangerous and speeding drivers in London
Car Insurance
Wednesday 24th July 2019
The Metropolitan Police are set to use drones to help deter dangerous drivers in London.
Record number caught cheating on driving tests
Car Insurance
Monday 22nd July 2019
The number of cases of fraud in both the theoretical and practical parts of driving exams has increase by 17.75% in four years.