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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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New truck safety scheme goes live

Enforcement of an initiative to protect vulnerable road users in London from the most dangerous trucks is under way – in a move described as a “major step” towards the […]

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Speeding ‘less acceptable’ than five years ago, suggests survey

The findings of a new survey show ‘positive long-term trends’ in relation to speeding behaviour – with motorists now considering it less acceptable than five years ago. The survey forms […]

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British Horse Society makes plea to drivers

The British Horse Society (BHS)  is urging drivers to be careful when passing horses on the road, after a spate of recent incidents. The four incidents, which took place in […]

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UK exceeds 20,000 EV charging points

The number of electric vehicle charging points available publicly in the UK rose by a quarter in 2020 – although the Government concedes an ‘uneven geographical distribution’ still exists. The […]

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Drivers needed for university research project

Loughborough University is looking for car drivers to test the next generation of motoring technology – as part of a European road safety project. The i-DREAMS consortium has developed technology […]

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Better understanding of distraction risks needed – TRL

TRL is calling for further research into distracted driving to address fundamental flaws in existing legislation. This comes off the back of promising news that the Department for Transport (DfT) […]

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Drink-drive deaths climb to 10-year high

Provisional estimates suggest the number of drink-drive related deaths in Great Britain rose to a 10-year high in 2019. The figures show between 240 and 320 people were killed in […]

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RAC calls dashcams ‘a game changer’ in enforcement

Nearly 90 dashcam video recordings of alleged motoring offences were submitted to police forces every day in 2019, according to data analysed by the RAC. A total of 32,370 pieces […]

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Police forces begin mobile phone crackdown today

Police forces across the UK will be stepping up efforts to deter drivers from using a mobile phone in the coming weeks, as part of a nationwide campaign. The campaign […]

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Dave Jones appointed to permanent role as COO at UKROEd  

UKROEd has appointed Dave Jones to the permanent role of Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Dave has served as interim Chief Operating Officer since the beginning of 2020. He will […]

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‘Be the mate who won’t speed’, young drivers urged

A new THINK! campaign urges young drivers on essential journeys to ‘be the mate who won’t speed’ to keep themselves and others safe on the road, and help reduce pressure […]

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How will the future UK-EU relationship impact road safety?

The transition period is over and a deal has been done. What will the implications be for road safety regulation and cooperation now that the UK has left the EU […]

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Government urged to review drink drive approach

A new report is urging the Government to carry out a ‘major’ review into drink driving, after concluding the current system is ‘no longer adequate’. The report, published by the […]

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Enforcement of ‘world-leading’ HGV safety standard to begin

Enforcement of an initiative to protect vulnerable road users in London from the ‘most dangerous’ heavy goods vehicles will get underway on 1 March, TfL has announced. First announced in […]

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School Crossing Patrols recognised in Road Safety Wales Awards

Five long-serving school crossing patrollers (SCPs) are among the eight winners of the latest Road Safety Wales Awards. The Awards recognise individuals, groups and organisations who have made ‘a real […]

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Government ‘must recognise the significance’ of local roads

The RAC says there are still ‘far too many poorly maintained roads’, after revealing it attended nearly 1,500 pothole-related breakdowns in the last three months of 2020. An analysis of […]

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Transport for London launches new Vision Zero dashboard

TfL has unveiled a new online data platform, which it says presents collision data in a more accessible and easier to interpret format. The Vision Zero Dashboard visualises TfL’s published […]

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Tailgating drivers to receive warning letters in new trial

Highways England is trialling the use of new cameras to clamp down on tailgating, an offence it says is a factor in around one in eight casualties on England’s motorways […]

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OBE for UKROEd Chief Executive Ruth Purdie in New Year Honours

We are delighted to announce that our Chief Executive Ruth Purdie has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year Honours 2021. Ruth served as a police officer for […]

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