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Safe Road Design to Save UK £6BN Every Year

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Posted: 08-Jul-2008

Britain can cut its toll of road deaths and serious injuries by a third simply by investing in better road design, saving 30 lives or serious injuries a day and Britain's economy £6bn a year.

According to the Campaign for Safe Road Design, a consortium of the UK's leading road user, road safety and road design bodies, and launched at the House of Lords today a third of Britain's serious injuries or fatalities on the roads are preventable over the next 10 years with just a modest investment - primarily in signs, lines, kerbing and barriers.