RoadSafe News – July 2021

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In the July issue...



Nominations sought for Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards

Recognising outstanding achievement and innovation since 1987 Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards have given public recognition to those who have improved road safety world-wide.  Read more...

UK news


Road Casualties GB

It has been reported that there were 1,472 fatalities in reported road accidents in 2020, a decrease of 16% from the previous year.  Read more...

Driving at work


Saving lives without the red tape.

The National Road Safety Partnership Program (NRSPP) offers a collaborative network to support businesses in developing a positive road safety culture  Read more...


Free Work-Related Road Safety Resources

A comprehensive range of helpful resources to help those who manage drivers to deliver enhanced safety and productivity has been updated and improved.  Read more...


Fleet Van Driver Toolkits

While many van fleets have been operating at increased capacity with the boom in home ordering during lockdown, those businesses that have been closed or operating at much lower levels will be keen to get back to work as the restrictions begin to lift.  Read more...

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)


CAV safety benchmarking report

BSI’s CAV Safety Benchmarking report proposes “Digital Commentary Driving” technique to be used as an objective measure of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAV) safety performance.  Read more...


TRL Connected and Automated Mobility - Safety Assurance Tool

TRL have developed an online tool that can be used to guide and support stakeholders involved in the safety assurance of CAM trials.  Read more...

Road Safety Management


EU Road Deaths Down by 3900 in 2020

There were around 3900 fewer road deaths in the European Union in 2020 compared to the previous year, according to a new report by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). The unprecedented 17% annual reduction in deaths is most likely attributable to Covid-19 restrictions on travel.  Read more...

Safer vehicles


Direct Vision Standard shows trucks in London are safer

Three months of TfL’s world-first Direct Vision Standard shows lorries in London are safer.  Read more...

Community safety


Eight Steps To Improved Road Safety Education

This new report provides a starting point for those who design, test, implement and evaluate educational activities on traffic safety and mobility, and are embarking upon the creation of new, or updating existing, activities.  Read more...


Pedestrian priority systems introduced

Pedestrian priority introduced as part of London’s drive to be the world’s most walkable city.  Read more...

Forthcoming events

PACTS online conference Safe and Healthy travel – 29 June 2021

Safe Kids Worldwide Childhood Injury Prevention Convention – 12 July 2021

TyreSafe Briefing – 23 September 2021

Young Driver Focus – 25 May 2022


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