ENGINEERING A SAFER FUTURE

ENGINEERING A SAFER FUTURE

Simple attention to safety engineering detail has resulted in extraordinary cuts in road deaths and serious injuries, according to the latest tracking survey by the Road Safety Foundation. Fatal and serious injury crashes on just 10 stretches of treated road fell by...
SIMPLE MEASURES SAVE LIVES

SIMPLE MEASURES SAVE LIVES

More than 300 people in the UK are alive today or have avoided the prospect of a lifetime of special care because just 15 roads have had simple improvements put in place, according to this year’s tracking survey by the Road Safety Foundation. On these 15 roads...
SAVING LIVES, SAVING MONEY

SAVING LIVES, SAVING MONEY

Six thousand lives could be saved on Britain’s roads over the next ten years if just a fraction of the money currently spent on road maintenance was provided for infrastructure improvements. Britain loses up to £30 billion (2.3% GDP) annually in the cost of road...
GB EURORAP RESULTS 2010: SAVING LIVES FOR LESS

GB EURORAP RESULTS 2010: SAVING LIVES FOR LESS

Britain’s finances may be exhausted but savings in the cost of road crashes costing 1.5% of GDP and worth £18bn annually are readily achievable. The high costs of emergency services, hospitals and long term care for the disabled can often be avoided through...
EURORAP MAPS SAFETY ON TRANS-EUROPEAN ROADS

EURORAP MAPS SAFETY ON TRANS-EUROPEAN ROADS

Less than a third of Europe’s major trading road routes meet the best possible safety standard to which EU nations have committed themselves on the network, according to an online digital report published today by EuroRAP. The report for the first time provides...
HOW SAFE ARE EUROPEANS ON FRENCH ROADS THIS SUMMER?

HOW SAFE ARE EUROPEANS ON FRENCH ROADS THIS SUMMER?

EU motorists planning their annual touring trip to France are warned that, while they can expect the highest safety engineering standards in Europe on the autoroutes, the safety of other popular French touring roads is far lower. British motorists face risk levels in...