road safety


Quality assurance of all lane running motorway data published

The Office of Rail and Road (ORR) has released a report, following an independent review of the data concerning the safety of all lane running motorways. Read More

Whistleblower claims smart motorway system failure

It’s been claimed that computer systems controlling signs on smart motorways crashed three times in four days, meaning signs across hundreds of miles of motorway could not be changed. Read More

Top 10 driving stresses revealed as traffic gets heavier

The top 10 driving stresses facing drivers as roads return to normal have been revealed, with the return of traffic jams now causing the most agitation behind the wheel. Read More

How to prevent slow speed manoeuvring incidents

Mark Pawsey, UKI Distribution Manager at Air Products, discusses why incidents that occur at slow speeds can be just as dangerous as those at speed and explains the measures that Air Products has taken to introduce a preventative approach. Read More

Long working hours: ‘745,000 deaths are the tip of the iceberg’

The World Health Organization has recently drawn attention to research which estimated that 745,000 people died globally in 2016 due to health conditions (such as stroke and heart disease) associated with long working hours. Dr Nick Bell discusses the implications and the likelihood that this is a significant underestimation of the harm caused by long working hours. Read More

Safe use rules for automated vehicles on British roads set out by Government

A Government consultation has set out proposals to amend The Highway Code in order to create rules on the safe use of automated vehicles on Britain's motorways. Read More

Webinar: Who is responsible for driver risk management?

Learn best practices of establishing and maintaining a company-wide safety culture and how COVID-19 has impacted driver risk management. Read More

DfT releases provisional estimates for reported road casualties in Britain in 2020

Fewer vehicles on the road due to coronavirus restrictions sees a 14% reduction in road deaths year-on-year. Read More

Safety advice for fleet managers

Road safety charity Brake has recently issued several advice sheets for fleet managers. Read More

How safe are smart motorways? Only 48% of motorists say they know how to use them

Inquiry in 2019 M1 deaths says smart motorways carry ‘an ongoing risk of future deaths’. Read More



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