Monthly Archives: November 2014

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Making Road Safety Pay

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Posted: 03-Nov-2014

Making Road Safety Pay makes seven key recommendations which aim to change the national focus on road safety over the next decade.  These will act as a platform for all road safety stakeholders to discuss and develop new practical measures that will set the UK on a track to achieving zero road deaths within the next decade and reduce the cost of road crashes to the economy estimated at 2% of GDP.

How Safe Are You On Britain's Roads? - 2014 Results

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Posted: 03-Nov-2014

The majority of British road deaths are concentrated on just 10% of the British road network, motorways and 'A' roads outside major urban areas. This report measures and maps the differing risk of death and serious injury road users face across this network, sometimes 20 times or more different.

The report tracks which roads have improved, and those with persistent and unacceptable high risks. It highlights roads where authorities have taken effective action. On 15 stretches of roads, low cost action has reduced serious crashes by 80% worth a staggering £0.4bn to the economy.

Minister backs call for national older drivers plan

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Posted: 03-Nov-2014