The Arrive Alive road safety scheme is branching out by targeting other offences. Local police forces and casualty reduction partnership across the country are teaming up to catch out drivers not wearing seatbelts and using mobile phones behind the wheel.
Motorists are still using mobile phones at the wheel of their cars, Auto Express magazine has reported.
Motor insurance claims across the country could be reduced as the result of a new initiative. The Community Safety Partnership and local garages have teamed up in a bid to cut car crime in the locality.
There are a number of reasons people risk getting behind the wheel without car insurance, according to the Association of British Insurers (ABI). The group claimed around one in 20 motorists hit the road without the necessary cover.
The RAC Foundation has praised younger drivers for their "good effort" in improving their safety on the road, but also said they must try harder to reduce the number of injuries and fatalities caused by car accidents.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has launched a campaign to show the safety advantages of wearing a seatbelt. The risk is the same wherever you sit in a vehicle, and whatever kind of vehicle it is – on whatever sort of journey.
The government has proposed new plans to tackle the problem of uninsured drivers in the UK, according to the British Insurance Brokers Association (BIBA).
The Governments ‘Watchdog’ has broadcast their view that motorists should be forced to pay to drive on the busiest roads to slash greenhouse gas emissions.
Incorrect pressure in your tyres can have a multitude of effects, from decreased fuel efficiency to increasing stopping distance.
Traffic congestion wastes drivers’ time and fuel, pollutes the atmosphere, reduces employment, and pushes businesses and shoppers away from cities.