International Handbook of Road Safety

Planned for publication next year, road safety academics and practitioners get together to fight the global problem of road traffic injuries (more…)

Road safety resources for children

A new online resource containing a broad range of road safety learning material for children has been launched (more…)

Road safety comparison

The DfT have a website where the public can see statistics for road safety on a Local Highways Authorities (LHA) basis (more…)

Road safety campaign spending cut

The DfT is planning to spend only £3.7 million on road safety campaigns in 2012/13 (more…)

Fixed penalty fine increases

The Government is proposing to increase the fines from £60 to £90 (more…)

Mobile phone addiction at the wheel

Nearly half of all drivers regularly talk on the mobile phone whilst driving (more…)

Daylight Saving Bill runs out of time

Renewed calls for changing GMT to +2 in the summer and +1 in the winter to increase daylight hours (more…)

Blessed motorcycle helmets

A youth road safety initiative in Thailand provides motorcycle helmets blessed by monks (more…)

30% of drivers text at the wheel

A survey of 841 drivers by road safety charity Brake reveals that 3 out of 10 drivers admit to texting whilst driving (more…)

Insurance cost for young drivers matches university tuition fees

The IAM conducted a search for insuring a fictional 17-year-old driver and came back with a price just over £9,700 (more…)