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age cap on driving

UK motorists believe there should be an age cap on driving

A new survey has revealed that more than 40% of UK drivers support an age cap on driving, with 83% believing there should be annual safety checks for older drivers.
commercial drivers, sleep

The importance of sleep for commercial drivers

Phil Lawlor, Dormeo, looks at the science behind sleeplessness and offers some advice that employers and commercial drivers can use to improve sleep.
breathalysing

Breathalysing on the rise during Christmas period

As the countdown to Christmas begins, drivers are being warned they are nearly three times more likely to be breathalysed in December than a normal month
drunk driver

Only 40% of motorists would report a drunk driver

Only four out of ten UK motorists would call the Police if they thought a car was being driven by a drunk driver, new research has found
breathalysers

Car breathalysers supported by public to prevent drink driving

New research has revealed that 90% of drivers would support breathalysers being installed in cars to prevent drink driving
road accidents

The most common causes for road accidents per London borough in 2017

Statistics for the year ending June 2018 show 26,610 people have died or been severely injured due to road accidents
millennial drivers

Road Safety Week: the dangerous habits of millennial drivers

Fulton Leasing have released the results of their recent study into British driving habits, revealing that among those surveyed, millennial drivers are the most dangerous generation behind the wheel 
extreme weather

Brits are at risk if extreme weather hits the UK

New research revealed today, shows that across the UK people aren’t in a position to combat the effects of extreme weather this winter, and over a third (35%) of Brits admit to not being prepared at all
street lighting

Over a quarter of UK drivers avoid driving after dark due to poor street...

Over a quarter (26%) of UK adults say that they are deterred from driving after dark by the quality of street lighting available on their local roads, according to new research, commissioned by technology company, Yotta
road safety laws

Cyclists and pedestrians to be protected under new road safety laws

The Department for Transport plans to update road safety laws to protect vulnerable road users in a bid to encourage more of us to take to two wheels to get around.
eyesight

DVLA launches new national eyesight awareness campaign

DVLA is asking drivers to look again in a new EYE 735T campaign that is being launched today (Monday 23 July) 
blind spot

New app helps raise drivers’ awareness of blind spots

Highways England is using virtual reality to reduce the risk of commercial vehicle drivers being involved in incidents as they travel up and down the country
pothole

How does the UK plan to tackle the pothole headache?

Northgate Vehicle Hire explores how authorities are addressing the pothole situation on UK roads as the RAC voices its concerns about the worsening issue
learner drivers

Law change will see learner drivers on motorways

Law change could lead to a smarter generation of motorway users as learner drivers get their first taste of motorway driving
Trans-Pennine road

Progress made for £242 million Trans-Pennine road improvements

Plans for £242 million investment on the Trans-Pennine route take a step forward with the launch of statutory consultation The A57 improvement on the Greater Manchester side – featuring new dual and single carriageways between the M67 and Woolley Bridge – is the centrepiece of the Trans-Pennine Upgrade programme and...
duty of care

Why the NHS needs to take duty of care seriously

The NHS must ensure duty of care is in place for staff work journeys or risk facing prosecution. Andy Shettle explains how the process can be streamlined

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