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RISK MANAGEMENT

Brake, the road safety charity, unveiled the theme following findings that just a quarter of people think vehicles travel at a safe speed on the street where they live.

Road Safety Week 2020 theme announced

The theme for UK Road Safety Week 2020 has been announced as “No need to speed”. Brake, the road safety charity, unveiled the theme following...

FAMILY SAFETY

With a significant increase in school-going traffic and an increase in the number of children cycling or walking to get to school, drivers are reminded to slow down around schools and allow at least 1m overtaking distance when passing cyclists in speed zones up to 50km/h and at least 1.5m when passing in speed zones above 50km/h.

Caution urged in Ireland as more children cycle and walk to...

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána are advising drivers to take extra care on the roads now that national and secondary...

MOTORCYCLES

This third iteration of the guidance based on the latest changes to UK Government guidelines includes advice on group riding and first responder incident management.

Updated COVID-19 riding guidelines published for motorcyclists

COVID-19 Riding Guidelines for motorcyclists in the UK have been updated by the Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations. This third iteration of the guidance based on...

DRIVING FOR WORK

The company is handing £9.3 million to local authorities so that they can offer businesses a free trial of electric vehicles for two months.

Highways England invests over £9 million in electric vehicle scheme

Highways England is encouraging companies with diesel van fleets to make the switch to electric as part of a multi-million pound green incentive. The company...
The annual survey asks trucking industry stakeholders to rank the top issues of concern for the industry along with potential strategies for addressing each issue.

Trucking industry asked to rank concerns in annual survey

The American Transportation Research Institute, the trucking industry’s not-for-profit research organization, has launched the 2020 Top Industry Issues Survey. The annual survey asks trucking industry...
Having started in 2016 as European Day Without a Road Death, Project EDWARD has evolved for 2020 into EVERY Day Without a Road Death.

Project EDWARD 2020: Driving for Work

Driving for Work is the theme of this year’s Project EDWARD. Having started in 2016 as European Day Without a Road Death, Project EDWARD has...