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'Failing to look' biggest cause of crashes

'Failing to look' biggest cause of casualties on UK roads

'Failing to look' biggest cause of crashesFigures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that ‘failing to look’ was a factor in to a massive 62,000 casualties on UK roads in 2013. Read more

'Failing to look' biggest cause of crashes

‘Failing to look’ biggest cause of casualties on UK roads

'Failing to look' biggest cause of crashesFigures released by the Department for Transport (DfT) show that ‘failing to look’ was a factor in to a massive 62,000 casualties on UK roads in 2013. Read more

Pothole

Department for Transport slammed for failing to maintain roads

PotholeA top MP has slammed the Department for Transport (DfT) for cutting maintenance budgets – leading to 70% of motorists being unsatisfied with the quality of our roads. Read more

Volvo blind spot warning device

Lane change accidents up 30% in 4 years

Volvo blind spot warning deviceCollisions during lane change manoeuvres have swelled almost 30% in four years and experts are blaming a rise in driver distraction for the increase. Read more

Highways Agency Roadworker Safety Week

Highways Agency Road Worker Safety campaign highlighted

Highways Agency Roadworker Safety WeekConstruction giant Balfour Beatty has given its support to an initiative currently underway by the Highways Agency to protect road workers. Read more

Apple Watch

Apple Watch a risk to safe driving warns road safety charity

Apple WatchThe new Apple Watch may significantly impair driving performance and could lead to a rise in driver distraction and road accidents, warns road safety charity the Institute of Advanced Motorists. Read more

School run safety shock

School run safety shock as spot check finds 30% illegal tyres

School run safety shockParents are being urged to get their car tyres checked during the summer break after a spotcheck outside a Shropshire primary school found more than 30% of school run cars were running on illegal tyres.

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Ford selfie

Selfie shock: 1 in 3 young Brits has taken one while driving

Ford selfieA study by Ford has revealed that 33% of young drivers aged 18-24 has taken a picture of themselves behind the wheel – and Brits are taking more selfies than any other EU country. Read more

BTCC introduces mandatory breath-tests

BTCC to introduce breath tests for drivers

BTCC introduces mandatory breath-tests

BTCC becomes first motorsport series to introduces compulsory breath tests

The British Touring Car Championship (BTCC) has announced it will introduce mandatory breath-testing to ensure all drivers and senior officials are free from the effects of alcohol in their system. Read more