JOHN DAWSON STEPS DOWN FROM INTERNATIONAL ROLE

JOHN DAWSON STEPS DOWN FROM INTERNATIONAL ROLE

John Dawson is standing aside from his role as Chairman of iRAP as Gary Liddle takes over as its new Chairman. John has steered the charity from the beginning. With over 1.2 million people killed every year on the world’s roads, iRAP was established as a new...
GOVERNMENT TO FUND UPGRADING OF ENGLAND’S 50 MOST RISKY ROADS

GOVERNMENT TO FUND UPGRADING OF ENGLAND’S 50 MOST RISKY ROADS

The government is to invest £175m in England’s 50 most risky ‘A’ roads that were identified by the Road Safety Foundation in its latest report Making Road Travel as Safe as Rail and Air. The new Department for Transport funding package follows the...
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...
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...
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...