The information was revealed in the release of Euro NCAP’s annual ‘Year in Numbers’ looking at the highs and lows and emerging trends of 2022.

Record number of safety tests carried out by Euro NCAP in...

Euro NCAP conducted more safety tests in 2022 than ever before and welcomed a record number of newcomers in the programme. The information was revealed...
The latest data shows 25.5 per cent of all central government cars were ultra-low emission vehicles by September 2022 - reaching the target three months ahead of schedule.

UK government ‘on track’ for fully zero emission fleet by 2027

The UK government has hit its target in switching over a quarter of all its cars to ultra-low emission and is on track to...
In the study, the agency examined the crash risk associated with different drugs — including alcohol, cannabis, prescription, over-the-counter and other drugs — and the prevalence of their use among drivers. The report also makes recommendations aimed at preventing crashes caused by impaired drivers.

New report finds alcohol and cannabis most detected drugs in impaired...

Actions from federal and state agencies are needed to address the continuing problem of impaired driving, the National Transportation Safety Board has said in...
Iowa has been named the best state in America to drive in and Hawaii the worst, in a new report.

Best and worst US states for driving named

Iowa has been named the best state in America to drive in and Hawaii the worst, in a new report. To determine the most driver-friendly...
The Department of Motor Vehicles has issued the advice to drivers as winter storms sweep through the state.

Expert tips for driving safely in winter storms

Californians are encouraged to stay off the roads during winter storms if possible or take precautions if they have to drive. The Department of Motor...
According to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) projections an estimated 31,785 people were killed in crashes from January to September – a 0.2 per cent reduction compared to the same time in 2021.

‘More work to do’ to save lives on America’s roads

The number of traffic deaths on US roads decreased slightly during the first nine months of 2022 compared to the previous year, but fatalities...
The Empowering Safety program, supported by the Puma Energy Foundation and the AIP Foundation in collaboration with the Traffic Safety Committee and the Department of Education and Training of Ho Chi Minh City, aims to increase the use of quality helmets in high-need communities.

New safety program aims to save vulnerable young lives on the...

A new road safety initiative has launched in Vietnam to coincide with the 15 year anniversary of the 2007 helmet-wearing law being introduced. The Empowering...
A total of 155 people died in 149 fatal road collisions in 2022 compared to 137 deaths in 124 fatal road collisions the previous year.

Ireland sees 13% rise in road deaths

The number of road deaths in Ireland rose last year, provisional figures have shown. A total of 155 people died in 149 fatal road collisions...
Last year 240 people lost their lives on the State’s roads – an increase on the 233 deaths the previous year but according to the Transport Accident Commission (TAC), the fourth lowest since its records began.

Drivers in Victoria urged to ‘make smart choices’ behind the wheel...

The Victorian Government has reinforced its focus on reducing road trauma in the new year, after the number of people killed on Victoria’s roads...