The new #50by30 Road Safety Index compares the performance of local authorities across Great Britain. It shows how weak results over the last decade have led to avoidable deaths and injuries.

Calls for urgent action to get UK road safety back on...

Over the last decade, the cost of complacency on Britain’s roads has resulted in 40,000 unnecessary deaths and serious injuries, according to the results...
In partnership with Uber, the GHSA has awarded grant funds and Uber ride credits to the Colorado, Connecticut, Maryland, New Mexico and Texas State Highway Safety Offices.

Grants handed out to deter impaired drivers this holiday season

The Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has handed out grants worth $95,000 to support initiatives to help prevent impaired driving this holiday season. In partnership...
More than 21,400 people may have died on the roads through the first six months of 2021, a 16 percent increase from the previous year, according to the NSC.

NSC warns 500 people could die on U.S. roads over Thanksgiving

The National Safety Council (NSC) is urging Thanksgiving travelers to practice safe, responsible driving following an increase in deaths on the road. More than 21,400...
The study looks at various infrastructure elements including urban versus rural areas, network route choice, roundabouts, road sections and intersections.

New report examines cycling infrastructure’s effect on bicycle crashes

SWOV, the Institute for Road Safety Research in the Netherlands, has published a new report looking at cycling infrastructure and its contribution to the...
It is already illegal to text or make a phone call (other than in an emergency) using a hand-held device while driving. Next year, laws will go further to ban drivers from using their phones to take photos or videos, scroll through playlists or play games.

Any hand-held mobile phone use while driving to be illegal in...

Drivers are to be banned completely from using a mobile phone while driving in the UK. It is already illegal to text or make a...
This year, the high-profile global event takes place on Sunday, November 21 to remember the many millions who have been killed and seriously injured on the world’s roads and to acknowledge the suffering of all affected victims, families, and communities – millions added each year to countless millions already suffering: a truly tremendous cumulative toll.

Global event remembers road traffic victims

The World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims (WDR) is commemorated on the third Sunday of November each year. This year, the high-profile global...
The “Engine Off, Every Stop” campaign features posters, bus rears, and billboards on roadside sites and petrol stations across the capital and is led by the City of London Corporation and Camden Council, and funded by the Mayor of London.

London drivers urged to switch off engines to improve air quality

Drivers in London are being encouraged to switch off their engines while stationary as part of a new campaign launched in a bid to...
The figure brings travel volumes within five percent of pre-pandemic levels in 2019, with air travel almost completely recovering from its dramatic fall during the pandemic. 90 percent of people are expected to travel by car as their preferred mode of transport this year.

Thanksgiving travel almost back to pre-pandemic levels

More than 53.4 million people are expected to travel this Thanksgiving, according to the AAA, a 13 percent rise from last year. The figure brings...
The ADR specifies that AEB systems must be fitted on newly-introduced vehicle models from March 2023, and all models on sale in Australia from March 2025.

AEB technology to become mandatory on new cars in Australia

The Australian Government has announced that it will introduce an Australian Design Rule (ADR) mandating the fitment of autonomous emergency braking (AEB) in light...