The appeal has come from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Irish Farmers Association (IFA) as farmers and contractors have started cutting silage around the country.

Farmers and motorists in Ireland urged to share the road during...

Motorists in Ireland are being urged to take extra care on the roads as the number of tractors, trailers and other farm machinery increases...
The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety research shows that a “learn as you go” approach still leaves gaps in understanding when compared to another group of drivers who had a strong grasp of the technology, partially due to a brief intensive hands-on training session.

Practice doesn’t make perfect with new vehicle technology

Owners of new vehicles with driving assistance technology may understand it better after six months of use, but the depth of their knowledge is...
The Safe System Approach is a proven way to reduce highway deaths and injuries by taking a holistic look at the entire roadway system, from planning to design to use -- making all roads safer for all roadway users.

U.S. local highway safety leaders urged to use Safe System Approach

National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) Chair Jennifer Homendy has challenged local advocates and safety leaders to “fight like hell” and use the “Safe System...
The number of vehicles on the roads with varying levels of automation and driver assistance technologies is increasing and creates key questions for these groups including:

Rise in driver assisted technology raises questions for first responders

A new report looking at how law enforcement officials, other first responders, and crash scene investigators can better prepare for automated vehicle technology has...
The team is made up of 22 professional truck drivers from 13 companies and 17 states who have more than 564 years of experience and 45,774,455 miles of incident-free driving.

New trucking ambassadors fly the flag for safe driving

The American Trucking Associations (ATA) has announced the new America road team captains for 2022/23 who will act as trucking industry ambassadors. The team is...
It has also published a new video on keeping vehicles ventilated, explaining how you can reduce the risk of transmitting the virus when using vehicles.

New guidance published on keeping vehicles ventilated

The UK’s Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated its website on providing ventilation during the COVID-19 pandemic to make the advice easier to...
This year’s theme is “Road Safety Heroes” to pay tribute to the work of road safety campaigners, professionals, individuals and organisations across the country, providing a platform to speak up about how we can all play a part in making journeys safer for everyone.

UK Road Safety Week: 15-21 November 2021

Brake, the road safety charity, is calling for organisations to prepare for Road Safety Week, which takes place 15-21 November, 2021. This year’s theme is...
eDriving’s Chief Insurance & Risk Officer, Jim Noble, and Director of eDriving University, Denise Murroni, will be joined by former Nestlé executive and Risk Management expert, Andrew Bradley, to discuss the driving techniques that not only reduce crash risk but environmental impact, as well. You’ll also hear how #travel choices affect both #safety and #sustainability, and the significance of vehicle selection, fuel, and maintenance.

eDriving hosts eco-driving webinar

Would you like a safer, more eco-friendly fleet? Don’t miss eDriving’s eco-driving webinar, taking place Thursday, November 4 at 2:00pm GMT and 2:00pm EDT. eDriving’s Chief...
The coalition aims to accelerate national efforts to implement short- and long-term interventions that will promote attentive driving and eliminate distracted driving fatalities and injuries.

Virginia Tech joins new National Distracted Driving coalition

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has joined the newly launched National Distracted Driving Coalition. The coalition aims to accelerate national efforts to implement short- and...