In 2018, a total of 25,162 work zone traffic crashes were reported, an average of nearly 70 crashes per day, resulting in deaths that fell by 20 percent between 2017 and 2018 in construction zones in Texas.

Texas reports almost 70 crashes per day in work zones

In 2018, a total of 25,162 work zone traffic crashes were reported in Texas, an average of nearly 70 crashes per day.
Work Zone Awareness Week

Work zone awareness campaign pleads: “Drive like you work here”

National Work Zone Awareness Week (NWZAW) has begun in the United States. Now in its 19th year, the national public awareness campaign spreads the message...
The F-150 and the Titan join the Ram 1500, whose good rating in the test was released late last year. The Honda Ridgeline, which earned an acceptable rating in the passenger-side test, is the only pickup so far to qualify for the 2019 Top Safety Pick award.

IIHS says most pickups need better passenger protection

The majority of pickups recently put through the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) passenger-side small overlap front test struggled to maintain their structure,...
The ATRI’s Research Advisory Committee (RAC) identified marijuana-impaired driving as a top safety priority in 2018.

Trucking association recommends steps to tackle drug-impaired drivers

The American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) has published research detailing solutions for tackling drug-impaired driving. With more states legalizing both recreational and medical marijuana, professional...
Distracted Driving Awarness Month free materials

Distracted Driving Awareness Month: resources for managers and drivers

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in the United States. The National Safety Council’s awareness campaign aims to draw attention to the impact distractions have...
The Department for Transport will consult on legislation to make it illegal for these vehicles to run with a tyre aged 10 years or over.

Tyres older than 10 years could be banned on large vehicles

The UK government has launched a consultation to determine whether to ban older tyres from use on buses, coaches, heavy goods vehicles and mini-buses...
Driver safety tips for the start of Daylight Saving Time (DST) in March

Preparing for Daylight Saving Time: driver safety tips

Daylight Saving Time (DST) starts in the US on Sunday March 10 and in the UK on Sunday March 31. The good news is...
UK Government's advice on driving in the EU and EEA after Brexit.

Driving in the EU after Brexit

The UK Government has published details of the requirements for UK drivers when driving in Europe after Brexit. The new rules state that, from 28...
Updated travel advice for international driving permits.

UK Government updates guidance on international driving permits

The UK Government has announced that the rules for international driving permits are changing. Current licence requirements for driving outside of UK Currently, UK licence holders...