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Research shows over half of motorists speed on 30mph roads
Driving Safety
Monday 21st September 2020
Recent research has shown that many motorists are speeding on a variety of different road types, despite how dangerous speeding is.
Government begins embracing automated driving technology
Driving Safety
Wednesday 2nd September 2020
There have been many technological advancements recently in terms of automated driving, which could lead to some changes being enforced by the government in the automotive industry.
Warning issued for motorists with poorly positioned sat-navs
Driving Safety
Monday 24th August 2020
How you position your sat-nav on the windscreen can have a significant impact in visibility, research shows. A sat-nav may seem like a minor obstruction, but it has the potential to be dangerous depending on where you sit and the distance you are from it.
New drivers are starting to learn to drive with their parents following lockdown ease
Driving Safety
Friday 21st August 2020
Research has found that many new drivers are opting to learn with another family member, this trend perhaps in part fuelled by a long backlog of students wanting to learn to drive with an instructor.
Motorists are being urged to prioritise their safety on motorways this summer
Driving Safety
Wednesday 19th August 2020
Motorists are being urged to stay safe on motorways this summer as they head off to staycations.
Deaths among older people on Britain’s roads up by 8%
Driving Safety
Wednesday 12th August 2020
Provisional figures from the Department for Transport (DfT) have shown that the number of older people who died while driving last year increased by 15%, while those who lost their lives as passengers climbed by a worryingly high 24%.
‘Concerning’ rise in smart motorway accidents annually
Driving Safety
Friday 31st July 2020
A recent Highways England report has revealed that the introduction of smart motorways has led to a “concerning” rise in major accidents.
Pothole related callout levels high despite lockdown
Driving Safety
Wednesday 29th July 2020
Besides callouts relating to flat batteries due to idle cars, there were many breakdown callouts to fix potholes and poor road surfaces - despite local authorities taking advantage of the quieter roads to make repairs during lockdown.
E-scooters to now allowed on Britain’s roads
Driving Safety
Monday 13th July 2020
Since 4th July, regulations allowing the use of rental e-scooters have come into effect. These trials will last a year and will be used to assess whether two-wheeled transport will reduce car traffic levels and how it impacts safety for all road users.