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VR Hazard Perception Test currently under evaluation

Nottingham Trent University is currently testing a virtual reality version of the Hazard Perception Test, developed as part of research into the next generation of hazard perception assessment and training materials. The VR hazard perception test app – funded by the Road Safety Trust, RAC Foundation and DVSA – is available to download free of […]

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Active travel spending review ‘takes us backwards’

The Government has been warned its vision to make England a ‘great walking and cycling nation’ cannot be delivered without a ‘substantial’ increase in investment – after cutting funding for 2021/22. In July, the Government set out a ‘comprehensive, long term’ plan to embed the benefits of walking and cycling into daily lives – pledging […]

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Collisions in London ‘linked to neighbourhood deprivation’

New analysis shows that people living and working in London’s most deprived neighbourhoods are twice as likely to be injured in a road traffic collision than the least deprived areas. The analysis, produced for London’s Poverty Profile by WPI Economics on behalf of Trust for London and the London Road Safety Council (LRSC), explored the […]

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CYCLOPS junction wins award for Manchester

Transport for Greater Manchester and Manchester City Council have been named winners of a new award presented by Brake, in collaboration with Road Safety GB. Brake’s inaugural Vision Zero Leaders Awards recognise achievement in three categories: Local Roads Innovation, Community Campaign Achievement, and Youth Leadership. Brake says the new awards ‘celebrate the hidden champions leading […]

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PACTS calls for ‘fresh look at road danger’

The Government is being urged to adopt a new style of casualty analysis which highlights the road users that most put others’ lives at risk, and those who rarely kill others. The report, published by the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS), says DfT data ‘can tie even the most seasoned road safety professional […]

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