HOW SAFE ARE YOU ON BRITAIN’S MAIN ROAD NETWORKS?

This annual report tracks the safety of the main ‘A’ roads where most of Britain’s roads deaths are concentrated, and which can be targeted. This year’s survey shows, overall, the number of deaths on Britain’s roads has changed little since 2011. For the first time,...
GETTING BACK ON TRACK

GETTING BACK ON TRACK

The highest annual number of road deaths since 2011 were recorded on Great Britain’s roads in 2017. After decades of trauma reduction, we have reached a plateau. In effect, a decade has been lost. 2,549 people have not returned to their families so far because we are...
SAFER ROADS FUND RESULTS

SAFER ROADS FUND RESULTS

The Safer Roads Fund was established to treat the 50 highest risk local A road sections in England with remedial road safety engineering interventions.  As a result £100 million has been committed by the Department for Transport across 48 schemes.  Together these...
CUTTING THE COST OF DANGEROUS ROADS

CUTTING THE COST OF DANGEROUS ROADS

A lifetime of care following a road crash can cost more than £20m.  In total, Britain loses 1-2% of GDP in road crashes.  The £36bn lost annually is more than is spent on GP services and primary schools combined. Half of all Britain’s road deaths are concentrated on...

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...