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
A motorcyclist is jailed for two years after dangerous driving through Sussex at more than 100mph and crashing twice.
Source: Biker Gavin Collett jailed for ‘ridiculous’ 100mph ride – BBC News
MONEY-saving practice with mum and dad could result in picking up bad habits .
Source: Parents give learner drivers a bum steer on technique
MAJORITY of motorists spend most of their time with just one hand on the steering wheel – and more than 90% take a handsfree approach at some point.
Source: One-handed Brits display poor driving technique
ROAD safety charity Brake has revealed that 92% of British motorists are in favour of restrictions being placed on newly qualified drivers.
Source: British motorists think newly qualified drivers should be restricted | Cars | Life & Style | Daily Express
Data provided to the RAC by the Home Office said there are 1,437 fewer traffic officers outside of London than six years ago.
Source: Road casualties rise but there are 27% fewer traffic police than 2010
The Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) has revealed that it is working on a digital driving licence that motorists can store on their smartphones.
Source: Digital driving licence on its way
Pranging a vehicle you’ve hired on holiday could mean having to pay an excess amount of up to £2,000, but a quarter of those who do say they didn’t cause the damage.
Source: One in four charged for hire-car damage say it wasn’t their fault
REGULAR testing the key to maintaining that all-important eye health for motorists.
Source: Eyesight checks a must to help improve road safety | Cars | Life & Style | Daily Express