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Saturday 27 May 2017

Practitioners to engage with road users at new event in Wales

A new one-day event will give partners across Wales the chance to showcase the work they are undertaking to improve road safety across the country.

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Call to arms issued on back of Global Road Safety Week

Organisers of the fourth UN Global Road Safety Week have described the event as ‘the most successful yet’ but are stressing the need for continued action to reduce the dangers caused by speed.

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The future of road safety - what do the manifestos say?

On 8 June, the United Kingdom will head to the polls once more, electing a new Government to lead the country.

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PACTS calls for political ‘overhaul’ on road safety

With two weeks to go until the general election, the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) has called on all political parties to commit to an overhaul of road safety in the next Parliament.

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Motorists and cyclists have ‘joint responsibility’ for safety

A Welsh police force is calling on cyclists and motorists to show mutual respect and vigilance in order to protect the safety of all road users.

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New vehicle safety standards ‘absolutely critical’ to reducing road deaths

Ahead of new transport legislation set to be published next week, the European Commission is being urged to bring forward the implementation of tougher minimum safety standards for new vehicles.

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UK professionals play key role in international conference

A number of UK road safety professionals, including Road Safety GB’s Jeremy Phillips, have been in New Zealand this week to participate in an important international conference.

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Paralympian hails ‘incredible’ Road Safety Experience

A paralympic gold medalist is encouraging schools and colleges across Kent to make use of a purpose built road safety experience centre to help teach students about the importance of staying safe at the wheel.

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Mobile phone offences increase in Wales as harsher penalties come into force

New figures obtained by BBC Radio Wales show that the number of Welsh motorists caught using their mobile phones went up in March 2017, despite the introduction of harsher penalties.

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LATEST: AA calls for crackdown on sharing dashcam video (BBC News)

ALSO: Tailgating named Britain's most irritating driving habit & Drivers in Llanelli warned for speeding by schoolchildren

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