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New Comprehensive Guide from Austroads

20 July 2021 – Following the adoption of The Safe System by Australia and New Zealand as part of their road safety strategies, Austroads has published an updated Guide to Road Safety

Building Back Safer – Making Roads Fit for 2030

17 July 2021 – A report, from the Road Safety Foundation and Ageas Insurance says that the pandemic has presented a unique chance to re-shape travel patterns and support healthier travel choices, which in turn will cut casualty numbers and help to achieve health, exercise, net-zero carbon and air quality goals.

Speed compliance lowers but public support for slower speeds increases

17 July 2021 – In UK during 2020, under free-flowing traffic conditions, 56% of cars exceeded the speed limit on 30mph. However IAM has revealed that support for reducing the speed limit on all urban roads from 30mph to 20mph has increased in recent years

London 20mph zones

12 July 2021 – TfL sets out plans for the next stage of lowering speed limits on its roads in Westminster

Saving lives without the red tape.

25 June 2021 – The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) offers a collaborative network to support businesses in developing a positive road safety culture

Road Casualties GB

24 June 2021 – It has been reported that there were 1,472 fatalities in reported road accidents in 2020, a decrease of 16% from the previous year.

Free Work-Related Road Safety Resources

24 June 2021 – A comprehensive range of helpful resources to help those who manage drivers to deliver enhanced safety and productivity has been updated and improved.

Eight Steps To Improved Road Safety Education

23 June 2021 – This new report provides a starting point for those who design, test, implement and evaluate educational activities on traffic safety and mobility, and are embarking upon the creation of new, or updating existing, activities.

Fleet Van Driver Toolkits

21 June 2021 – While many van fleets have been operating at increased capacity with the boom in home ordering during lockdown, those businesses that have been closed or operating at much lower levels will be keen to get back to work as the restrictions begin to lift.

CAV safety benchmarking report

17 June 2021 – BSI’s CAV Safety Benchmarking report proposes “Digital Commentary Driving” technique to be used as an objective measure of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV) safety performance.

EU Road Deaths Down by 3900 in 2020

16 June 2021 – There were around 3900 fewer road deaths in the European Union in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to a new report by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). The unprecedented 17% annual reduction in deaths is most likely attributable to Covid-19 restrictions on travel.

Nominations sought for Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards

16 June 2021 – Recognising outstanding achievement and innovation since 1987 Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards have given public recognition to those who have improved road safety world-wide.