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...
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...