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Distracted Driving Webinar

22 September 2017 – Designed to help companies engage their drivers in confronting and breaking their own distracted driving bad habits, Dr. Atchley’s powerful webinar from eDriving Fleet will help change minds, save lives and reduce collisions.

Local authorities on track to make England’s roads safer

22 September 2017 – Fast progress has been made by the Road Safety Foundation (RSF), working in partnership with local authorities, to deliver safer ‘A’ roads in England.

Advancing Speed Assistance Systems

21 September 2017 – Report of the Seminar on Advancing Speed Assistance Systems  now available

EASTT: School bus survey

18 September 2017 – International road safety charity, the Eastern Alliance for Safe and Sustainable Transport (EASST) has developed an online survey to find out about parents’ attitudes towards safety on school buses across the UK.

Addressing Road Safety in Tanzania: successes and failures

18 September 2017 – IRF member Tanzania Road Association (TARA) is organising the Annual Roads Convention (ARC 2017) November 16th – 17th at the Karimjee Hall in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Seven-fold rise in drug-driving poses increased threat to firms

16 September 2017 – Convictions for drug-driving have risen from four drivers a day in 2015 – when new legislation and roadside tests were introduced – to 27 a day last year

International opportunities to learn and share good practice

14 September 2017 – Agenda now available for NETS 'Strength in Numbers' conference

Euro NCAP Launches Road Map 2025 - In Pursuit of Vision Zero

12 September 2017 – Euro NCAP has launched its Road Map 2025, setting out for the first time the programme’s priorities for the mobility and technological revolution the auto industry is just beginning to experience

Standard global vehicle safety regulations come closer

12 September 2017 – As ninety one per cent of global road fatalities take place in low- and middle-income countries, where just over 50 per cent of the world’s vehicles are registered, the announcement from UNECE that new measures to facilitate global access to UN vehicle regulations on safety performance is welcome.

UN Special Envoy at high level meetings

8 September 2017 – High level meetings in Latin America and Africa have been the latest staging posts for the campaign by the UN Special Envoy for Road Safety, Jean Todt, to galvanise countries to do more to meet the Sustainable Development Goals road safety target and to approve a new UN Road Safety Fund.

Driving for Better Business Campaign - new resources

6 September 2017 – The campaign which now forms the core element of the Highways England business outreach programme is developing fast has launched some new resources.

TfL announces new technology trials on its buses

6 September 2017 – Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is to trial new technologies, including autonomous emergency braking (AEB), on its buses.