The scheme will see roads leading to the schools closed to non-residents at the start and end of the school day – between 8.30am and 9.15am in the morning and 2.45pm and 3.45pm in the afternoon.

New safe street pilot scheme launched at Cardiff schools

Five Cardiff schools have been chosen to take part in a pilot scheme aimed at improving the safety of pupils. The scheme will see roads...
Around the world, communities will recognize the official start to the Year of the Rat with festivals, parties and family events.

Lunar New Year: safe driving tips

Lunar New Year begins on Saturday January 25, with celebrations expected to continue until Saturday February 8. Around the world, communities will recognize the...
The Scottish Government has allocated the funding from its low carbon vehicle loan budget to help people buy electric bikes.

Funding announced for electric bike loan scheme in Scotland

A scheme aimed at encouraging sustainable travel in Scotland has received a £700,000 boost. The Scottish Government has allocated the funding from its low carbon...
Provisional statistics from the RSA show there were 50 people killed or injured in collisions involving a quad bike or scrambler on a public road in recent years – 48 percent were 18 or under.

Families warned against gifting quad bikes, scramblers and e-scooters

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) and An Garda Síochána have renewed their appeal not to give quad bikes, scramblers and e-scooters as gifts to...
The list has been compiled by a panel made up of Thatcham Research’s Director of Research Matthew Avery, Euro NCAP’s Secretary General Michiel van Ratingen and Claire Evans, Consumer Editor for What Car? Magazine.

Safest cars of 2019

The ten safest cars of 2019 have been revealed by vehicle experts. The list has been compiled by a panel made up of Thatcham Research’s...

Safe and happy holidays: travel tips for drivers and families

Globally, the season for holiday planning, office parties and thinking ahead to our new year dreams and objectives is upon us, but it is...
Last year there were 4,300 car occupants injured in crashes in parking lots and 480 pedestrians injured.

Drivers urged to be courteous when Christmas shopping

Drivers out festive shopping in British Columbia, Canada, are being urged to take extra care when parking as figures show about 96,000 crashes happened...

Thanksgiving travel: driver and family safety tips

More than 55 million travelers plan to start the 2019 Thanksgiving holiday season with a trip of 50 miles or more away from home,...
Aviva Canada and Parachute, a Canada’s national charity dedicated to injury prevention, conducted the research as part of their Elementary Road Safety Program – bringing safer school zones to communities across the country.

More than one third of Canadians have witnessed school zone collision

In the last year, 37 percent of parents have witnessed a car collision or near miss in a school zone, and over 70 percent...