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Landmark Report Calls for Government Action to Save Lives

17 September 2020 – An investment package of £1.2 billion would improve more than 5,000km of roads and prevent more than 8,000 fatal and serious injuries over the next 20 years, boost the UK’s economic recovery and protect the NHS by saving society almost £4.4 billion over the same period, according to a report published today by the Road Safety Foundation and Ageas.

Ten-Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure - Questions Answered

16 September 2020 – Following the UNRSC Ten-Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure webinar held on 9 Sep answers to questions are available on-line.

UNRSC Webinar - Ten Step Plan - proceedings are now available.

11 September 2020 – The International Road Federation and iRAP hosted a United Nations Road Safety Collaboration (UNRSC) webinar on the Ten Step Plan for Safer Road Infrastructure.

UN General Assembly Resolution on Improving Global Road Safety

9 September 2020 – Last week, the long-awaited UN General Assembly resolution on Improving Global Road Safety was adopted. 

RoSPA Health and Safety Awards: fleet trophies.

2 September 2020 – The winners of the fleet trophies at the RoSPA Health and Safety Awards demonstrate world-leading performance in the protection of their employees and other road users.

StreetWise reveals consumer confidence in autonomous vehicles

1 September 2020 – Consumer confidence in autonomous driving technologies is high – this was the major result from a commuter trial in London led by the UK’s self-driving technology firm, Five, in a project partnership called StreetWise, alongside TRL and Direct Line Group

A new Decade of Action aims to reduce deaths by fifty percent

1 September 2020 – In a General Assembly UN has proclaimed the period 2021–2030 as the Second Decade of Action for Road Safety, with a goal of reducing road traffic deaths and injuries by at least 50 per cent from 2021 to 2030.

Project EDWARD 14-18 Sep

1 September 2020 – This year campaign will focus on driving for work and will be delivered in association with police forces across the UK as well as Highways England through the Driving for Better Business Campaign.

Fire & Rescue Services Champion Good practice

28 August 2020 – Driving for Better Business features Fire & Rescue Service Champions from Kent and North Yorkshire.

Commit to Act - Global tracker

28 August 2020 – Launched by The Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety at the 3rd Global Ministerial Conference, the Commitment Tracker is an online tool to support NGOs in gathering and monitoring SMART commitments for road safety actions.

Driver Characteristics and Crash Involvement: the evidence base

28 August 2020 – In the ‘How to Select Safe Drivers’ white paper, from DriverMetrics Dr Lisa Dorn outlines the research conducted into driver characteristics and crash involvement, whilst driving for work: