People caught using handheld mobile phones while driving in Britain are to face “much tougher penalties”, with fines and points doubling, ministers say.
Source: Texting drivers: Penalty points and fines to double – BBC News
The number of convictions for people using their phones is down from 32,500 in 2010 to just 16,000 in 2014, with 23 per cent fewer traffic cops on the streets, the Daily Mail can reveal.
Source: Drivers who us mobile phones while driving on the rise while arrests are lower | Daily Mail Online
Darrell Martin describes how his brother was killed by a texting driver.
Source: ‘Texting driver had nine seconds to see my brother’ – BBC News
What difference do helmet cameras make to road safety?
Source: Do cycle cameras make the roads any safer? – BBC News
DRIVERS say that they’re distracted and stressed out by the person in the seat next to them.
Source: Distracting passengers cause 70% of drivers to stall
Meet Graham. He’s not the most handsome chap, but behind that rather robust exterior is a body that can handle anything.
Source: This Is What You Need To Look Like If You Want To Survive A Car Crash
Virtual reality technology is being used to warn young drivers about the dangers of being on the road.
Source: Car crash trauma depicted in VR – BBC News
The parents of a man killed when his car was hit at high speed put the wreckage on display at Westminster as part of a campaign for tougher sentences.
Source: Dead driver’s car displayed outside Parliament – BBC News
Plans to convert more motorway hard shoulders in England into permanent driving lanes to ease congestion should be scrapped, a Commons committee says.
Source: Scrap dangerous motorway hard shoulder plans, MPs warn – BBC News
A new report released by the European Transport Safety Council revealed that only Sweden had fewer deaths than the UK’s per billion miles travelled in the EU.
Source: UK has second safest roads in Europe but still gets red-flagged