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Friday 20 January 2017

Campaign returns to put spotlight on streaming videos while driving

A date has been set for the second #DontStreamAndDrive day, an online campaign which aims to discourage people from recording or streaming videos while driving.

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Cambridgeshire Police fund new road safety post

The police and crime commissioner for Cambridgeshire is funding a new county-wide road safety post.

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LRSC all set for Centenary Conference

Around 180 RSOs, elected members and others with an interest in road safety will gather in the City of London next Tuesday to hear about the challenges and opportunities that lay ahead for road safety professionals working in cities across the UK.

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Agenda for Data Analysts’ Conference confirmed

The agenda for the 2017 Data Analysts’ Conference is now confirmed with details of the first speakers announced.

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Part-time 20mph school scheme to be extended

More part-time 20mph speed limits are to be introduced in Northern Ireland, at rural primary schools on roads where the national speed limit applies, following a pilot scheme.

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Scotland’s cycling plan ‘refreshed’

Transport Scotland has launched a refresh of the action plan that outlines how the Scottish Government hopes to achieve the goal of ‘10% of everyday journeys to be made by bike by 2020’.

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Road deaths down in Northern Ireland – but minster reinforces ‘share the road’ message

Provisional figures released by the Police Service Northern Ireland show that 68 people died on Northern Ireland’s roads in 2016, compared to 74 in 2015 and 79 in 2014.

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Toyota scoops 2017 What Car? Safety Award

The Toyota Prius has been named the safest new car of 2017 by What Car? and Thatcham Research.

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Serious injuries under reported, DfT acknowledges

Tens of thousands of serious injuries caused by road collisions may be going unreported every year, it was widely reported by various media sources yesterday (16 Jan).

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LATEST: TRL wins EC automotive safety contract

ALSO: iRAP appoints new chair & Scottish MP recognised

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