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DR SUZY CHARMAN APPOINTED RESEARCH DIRECTOR

The Road Safety Foundation has appointed Dr Suzy Charman as Research Director to lead its annual EuroRAP risk mapping and performance tracking results, as well as a ground-breaking project to improve safety on England’s 50 highest risk ‘A’ roads. Dr Charman brings...

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SAVE THE DATE – BRITISH EURORAP RESULTS 2017

SAVE THE DATE – BRITISH EURORAP RESULTS 2017

The launch of the Road Safety Foundation's annual EuroRAP Risk Mapping and Performance Tracking results for the British motorway and 'A' road network, sponsored by leading insurer, Ageas will take place on Tuesday 21 November from 0830hrs at a breakfast launch in the...

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MAKING ROAD TRAVEL AS SAFE AS RAIL AND AIR

MAKING ROAD TRAVEL AS SAFE AS RAIL AND AIR

We no longer need accept road deaths. The annual death toll can be driven towards zero. Travel on our road system can be made as safe as on rail and air within a generation. Sudden road trauma destroys families but in the past we have failed to count the economic...

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MAKING OLDER DRIVERS SAFER FOR LONGER

MAKING OLDER DRIVERS SAFER FOR LONGER

Leading road safety experts have recommended raising the mandatory fitness to drive self-declaration for licence renewal from 70 to 75 years old - if proof of an eye sight test is made compulsory. The recommendations are made by the Older Drivers Task Force...

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HOW MUCH DO ROAD CRASHES COST WHERE YOU LIVE?

HOW MUCH DO ROAD CRASHES COST WHERE YOU LIVE?

Britain loses 2% of GDP in road crashes.  Half of all Britain's road deaths are concentrated on just 10% of roads - the motorways and 'A' roads outside urban cores. This annual report maps the risks on the network where so much social and economic loss is...

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RESEARCH CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

RESEARCH CAMPAIGN OF THE YEAR

Since 2012, Ageas have sponsored the annual Risk Mapping and Performance Tracking results. Last year, an additional report was published, Making Road Safety Pay which made a series of recommendations including "Minimum inbuilt safety levels of 4-stars are needed for...

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