The money has been pledged after the Minister of Transport acknowledged in a National Land Transport funding announcement that the Government was concerned about roads deteriorating.

Road maintenance funding pledge for New Zealand

The AA in New Zealand has welcomed the Government’s decision to provide additional funding to revitalise road maintenance across the country. The money has been...
The annual UK-wide campaign is backed by government, the emergency services, highways agencies, road safety organisations and British businesses.

Project EDWARD taking place across UK

Project EDWARD (Every Day Without A Road Death) is taking place 13-17 September 2021, with the theme “Fit for the Road”. The annual UK-wide campaign...
Traffic deaths rose significantly even though there was 2.1 percent decline in vehicle miles traveled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Surge in U.S. traffic deaths in first quarter of 2021

There were 8,730 people killed on U.S. roadways in the first quarter of 2021 – a 10.5 percent increase from the same period last...
Per mile driven, teen drivers are said to be nearly four times as likely to crash as drivers 20 and older and more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than any age group – except those 80 and above – due to risk factors that include high rates of speeding, low seat belt use and inexperience.

Driving technology could cut fatal teen crashes

Crash avoidance features and teen-specific vehicle technologies have the potential to prevent or mitigate up to three-quarters of fatal crashes involving teen drivers, a...
The Tata Tigor EV was assessed in its most basic safety specification, fitted with two airbags as standard. Global NCAP said further improvement could be made to the Tigor rating by equipping the model with standard fitment of Electronic Stability Control (ESC), side impact protection, three point belts in all seating positions and ISOFIX connectors.

Global NCAP conducts first EV crash test

The first electric vehicle ever tested by Global NCAP has achieved four stars for both adult and child occupants in the latest #SaferCarsForIndia crash...
Car crashes are typically associated with an unexpected situation that triggers drivers to conduct a hard braking, swerving, or hard acceleration maneuver.

New research aims to proactively prevent road crashes

Scientists at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute (VTTI) in the United States are hoping a new study will help develop proactive measures to prevent vehicle...
Minister for Transport Andrew Constance says overall customer satisfaction levels remain high across all modes of transport even with the challenges of COVID-19 and restrictions.

Customer satisfaction levels high in NSW for public transport

Passengers are feeling more satisfied with their safety and security on public transport in New South Wales (NSW), despite pandemic disruptions, according to the...
The initiative is supported by the Niagara Regional Police Service (NRPS) and six of the region’s municipalities, including the Town of Lincoln, the City of Niagara Falls, the City of Port Colborne, the City of St. Catharines, the City of Thorold and the Township of Wainfleet.

Niagara residents offered free “slow down” lawn signs

CAA Niagara has launched its new ‘Slow Down’ lawn sign program offering residents free signs with the intent of confronting speeding on residential streets,...
Car Seats Colorado and the Denver Department of Transportation and Infrastructure (DOTI) have introduced the new three-dimensional height chart so parents know when the time is right for their child to move into a new car or booster seat.

Child car seat campaign launches in Colorado

The Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) has launched a partnership with Denver childhood programs to roll out a traveling height chart display as part...