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Intervention tackles root cause of driving offences

A multi-agency initiative is seeking to improve road safety in West Mercia by tackling the root causes of risky driving behaviours. #MORSE is a driver intervention programme led by YSS […]

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UKROEd honours seven winners in its 2020 Awards event

UKROEd would like to congratulate the seven people who have today received awards for their outstanding contribution to road safety. The awards event took place before a virtual audience of […]

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Motorcyclists in Somerset encouraged to ‘raise your ride’

Somerset County Council has launched a new initiative for motorcyclists, in a bid to raise awareness and demonstrate the value of advanced riding techniques. Raise Your Ride, delivered in partnership […]

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Riders and drivers welcome social media safety campaign

A social media campaign highlighting the most common causes of collisions involving motorcyclists has proven popular among riders and drivers alike. The 3D Know the Dangers campaign, devised by the […]

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Highways England trials ‘anti-ageing cream’ for roads

Highways England is trialing a new type of material for resurfacing roads which aims to help them last ‘significantly’ longer and reduce the need for roadworks. A section of dual […]

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Government makes record £18 million Bikeability investment

The Government has announced £18 million in funding for the Bikeability cycle training scheme, as it looks to ensure children and their families ‘have the confidence to choose active travel’. […]

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Warwickshire Police raise awareness of e-scooter legislation

Warwickshire Police is raising awareness of the law on privately owned e-scooters – amid concerns over their illegal use on public roads, cycle lanes and pavements. Under Government regulations, e-scooters […]

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Learners are being encouraged to practise driving with a professional instructor when driving lessons restart in England and Wales today (12 April). Following the easing of lockdown restrictions in England […]

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UKROEd pays tribute to HRH the Duke of Edinburgh

We were deeply saddened to hear of the death of His Royal Highness Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. We join nations, organisations and individuals across the world in expressing our profound […]

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TRL highlights gig-economy road safety concerns

Since the first COVID-19 lockdown, there has been a growing army of gig-economy workers delivering takeaway food and shopping parcels. With 2018 UCL research highlighting how the gig-economy model of […]

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Learner drivers face eight-month wait for test

New figures have estimated there are almost 1.2 million learner drivers waiting to take a practical test – a backlog which could take around eight months to clear. Driving tests […]

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20mph speed limits top bill for Global Road Safety Week

The 6th UN Global Road Safety Week, which takes place in May, will promote 20mph speed limits as the norm for cities worldwide. UN Global Road Safety Week is organised […]

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Whatever you do, please stay safe this Easter

We hope you will be able to enjoy some time with friends and family this Easter, if restrictions allow. Before you go: Check your vehicle. Ensure it’s is in good […]

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Use alcolocks to cut drink driving, says PACTS

The UK Government should introduce alcohol interlocks as soon as possible for drivers convicted of drink driving. This would reduce the high level of reoffending and cut the number of […]

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New ‘bold’ transport pledge from Welsh government

A ‘bold pledge’ to increase the number of people walking, cycling and using public transport sits at the heart of the Welsh Government’s new transport strategy. Announced on 19 March, […]

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TRL launches new micro mobility testing

Transport consultancy TRL has launched a new service for testing powered micromobility solutions, assuring both the safety performance and handling of the technology in real-world settings. Targeted at OEMs, operators […]

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Road Safety Trust makes new awards

The Road Safety Trust has awarded approximately £300k of funding to eight UK organisations to explore changing road use and emerging road safety issues as a result of the Covid-19 […]

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Government promises overhaul of bus services nationwide

The government has said studying bus timetables will become a thing of the past as it promised hundreds of miles of new bus lanes and more frequent services in England. […]

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New appointment for Jon Robertson

We are delighted to announce that we have appointed Jon Robertson to the role of Business Lead for Stakeholder Engagement and Communications, effective immediately. Jon joined us as one of […]

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Call for minimum learning period for new drivers

A new survey suggests there is ‘overwhelming support’ for the introduction of a 12-month minimum learning period for new drivers. Two thirds of respondents to the survey (68%), conducted by […]

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