RoadSafe News – February 2022

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In the February issue...

Decade of Action


Helping to Save LIves - Asia Pacific Webinar

Webinar series on safer road infrastructure in Asia-Pacific February 8th, 10th, 15th, 17th, and 24th  Read more...

UK news


The UK Highway Code: 8 changes

Rules for all types of road users will be updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses.  Read more...

Driving at work


Safe loading - who's responsible?

Driving for Better Business 'Let's Talk Fleet Risk' podcast welcomes Nina Day from the Health and Safety Executive t  Read more...


Action-packed year for Driving for Better Business

2021 was a year of launches, leadership, partnerships, accolades and awards for Driving for Better Business (DfBB) campaign.   Read more...

Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CAV)


Legal reforms to allow safe introduction of automated vehicles announced

The Law Commission of England and Wales and the Scottish Law Commission (the Law Commissions) have ) published their joint report, making recommendations for the safe and responsible introduction of self-driving vehicles.  Read more...


Safeguard ratings for partial automation

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is developing a new ratings program that evaluates the safeguards that vehicles with partial automation employ to help drivers stay focused on the road.  Read more...

Safer vehicles


Euro NCAP Best in Class 2021

Each year Euro NCAP publishes a list of those cars that have performed best in their respective categories.  Read more...


Study shows front crash prevention works for large trucks too

Equipping large trucks with forward collision warning and automatic emergency braking (AEB) systems could eliminate more than 2 out of 5 crashes in which a large truck rear-ends another vehicle, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety suggests.  Read more...

Safer roads


UK Smart motorway rollout to be paused

Government pausing the rollout of new all lane running smart motorway schemes until 5 years of safety data is available.  Read more...

Forthcoming events

Joining The Dots returns LIVE! – 1 March 2022

PACTS conference: Safe System: from principles to practice (virtual) – 17 March 2022

Young Driver Focus – 25 May 2022


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