Garda enforcement figures show 1,216 drug driving arrests were made in the first six months of 2020 compared to 591 in the first half of 2019.

Drug driving arrests double in Ireland during first half of 2020

Drug driving arrests in Ireland increased in the first six months of the year by 106 percent, according to new data. Garda enforcement figures show...
National Stop on Red Week 2020 runs August 2-8 to educate drivers about the dangers of red-light running and to reduce the number and severity of crashes.

National Stop on Red Week campaign launches

A national campaign to help raise awareness of the dangers of red-light running is taking place this week across the United States. National Stop on...
In each instance, either the driver or a passenger was not wearing a seat belt, and 70 of the drivers had an improperly restrained child under the age of 15 in their vehicle.

Coloradans cited for no seat belts and unrestrained children

A total of 1,695 drivers were cited across Colorado during a state-wide Click It or Ticket enforcement from July 12-19. In each instance, either the driver...
Cars, motorcycles and light vans that were due an MOT between 30 March and 31 July 2020 were given a 6-month extension to help keep motorists moving during the coronavirus pandemic.

MOT warning to UK drivers

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is encouraging drivers whose vehicle MOT is due this autumn to book their vehicle in as soon...
Alcohol has been a factor in 30 percent of U.S. roadway deaths every year for the past decade and police arrest about one million people a year for alcohol-impaired driving.

U.S. study finds alcohol-detection systems could cut road deaths

Alcohol-detection systems that stop people from drinking and driving could prevent more than a quarter of U.S. road fatalities and save more than 9,000...
Highways England introduced the new limit, a 10mph increase from the previous 50mph norm, following research and trials.

Highways England increases roadworks speed limit

Vehicles can now travel at up to 60mph through roadworks where it is deemed safe for road users and roadworkers, and where shown on...
The figure has broadly flatlined since 2012, when 1,754 people were killed.

UK road deaths have flatlined since 2012, latest data reveals

A total of 1,748 people were killed in reported road traffic collisions in Great Britain in 2019, according to the latest Department for Transport...
Drivers are advised to check the latest weather forecasts and road conditions before traveling.

Monsoon season warning issued in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) is warning drivers to plan for heavy rains, especially in the San Juan and Sangre de Cristo mountain...
The Be Summer-Ready campaign 2020 aims to provide information about summer hazards, including those on the roads.

Summer safety campaign launches in Ireland

Ireland’s Office for Emergency Planning (OEP) has launched a campaign to warn the public about the specific dangers associated with summer. The Be Summer-Ready campaign...