RoadSafe News – August 2021

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In the August issue...

Autonomous Vehicles


Connected Technology improves Safety

RoadSafe has convened an expert group to recommend how technology and connectivity could help turn the tide on stagnated safety performance,   Read more...


Legal groundwork laid for self-driving cars on UK roads

The UK government is developing legislation to permit autonomous cars to drive on public roads,  Read more...

Driving at work


Delivering social value through fleet supply chains

The Crown Commercial Service is working with Driving for Better Business to deliver social value through fleet supply chains.  Read more...

Road Safety Management


New Comprehensive Guide from Austroads

Following the adoption of The Safe System by Australia and New Zealand as part of their road safety strategies, Austroads has published an updated Guide to Road Safety  Read more...

Safer roads


Road safety investment potential showcased to insurers

case studies from Brazil and the Transport Accident Commission (TAC) iRAP Road Injury Dashboard were presented at the Australian Personal Injury and Disability Management National Conference.  Read more...


Building Back Safer – Making Roads Fit for 2030

A report, from the Road Safety Foundation and Ageas Insurance says that the pandemic has presented a unique chance to re-shape travel patterns and support healthier travel choices, which in turn will cut casualty numbers and help to achieve health, exercise, net-zero carbon and air quality goals.  Read more...

Safer drivers


New website for learner drivers and instructors

Safe Driving for Life is designed to support learners through their theory and driving tests and in becoming a life-long safe driver.  Read more...

Speed management


Speed compliance lowers but public support for slower speeds increases

In UK during 2020, under free-flowing traffic conditions, 56% of cars exceeded the speed limit on 30mph. However IAM has revealed that support for reducing the speed limit on all urban roads from 30mph to 20mph has increased in recent years   Read more...


London 20mph zones

TfL sets out plans for the next stage of lowering speed limits on its roads in Westminster  Read more...

Forthcoming events

TyreSafe Briefing – 23 September 2021

Young Driver Focus – 25 May 2022


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