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Call for urgent action on vehicle safety standards

24 May 2017 – A coalition of industry, NGOs, consumer groups and cities are calling on the European Commission to urgently bring forward new minimum safety standards for new cars, vans and trucks, after years of delays.

Survey suggests new penalties are not deterring mobile phone users

23 May 2017 – A recent survey suggests that despite the introduction of tougher mobile phone penalties, as many as two thirds of motorists may still be using their device at the wheel.

Tyre Safety Month Briefing 2017

19 May 2017 – Supporters and road safety stakeholders are encouraged to register to attend the Tyre Safety Month Briefing which will take place on Thursday 6th July in the West Midlands.

Platoons lead the way to an autonomous future

19 May 2017 – In recent months there has been much discussion in the media about autonomous vehicles and, in particular, truck platooning.

Analysis shows that motorcyclists aged 25 years are most at risk of being involved in a collision.

18 May 2017 – New analysis shows that motorcyclists aged 25 years are most at risk of being involved in a collision.

ICFM To hold operational road risk management masterclass

18 May 2017 – Occupational road risk management is good business practice, but for too many employers it is a ‘tick box compliance exercise’ without a real focus on reducing costs, according to ICFM.

Prince Michael International Awards - Nominations

16 May 2017 – Thirtieth Anniversary Awards - nominations are now open.

New Academy course will help companies manage road safety at work

15 May 2017 – Following a successful pilot, Road Safety GB Academy has unveiled a new course focusing on work-related road safety.

Save Lives Technical Package

12 May 2017 – Each year, 1.25 million people die as a result of road traffic crashes and as many as 50 million people are injured. They are the leading cause of death among people aged 15-29 years.

MPs worldwide launch manifesto calling for urgent action to halve global road deaths

9 May 2017 – Parliamentarians worldwide are being urged to support action to meet the United Nation’s (UN) target to halve road deaths by the end of the decade.

Stop the Crash Partnership to make car safety a ‘deal-breaker’.

8 May 2017 – UK motorists are being urged by the Stop the Crash Partnership to make car safety a ‘deal-breaker’.

The driving test trial: summary of Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) findings

5 May 2017 – The DVSA trialled a number of changes to the driving test with the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL) between 2015 and 2016.