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Friday 30 September 2016

Free online collision data tool launched

The team behind MASTonline has launched a free online data portal for anyone interested in learning more about road traffic collisions and the people involved in them.

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DfT annual report confirms 2015 casualty stats

Final figures published today (29 Sept) by the DfT show there were 1,730 reported road deaths in 2015, a year-on-year decrease of 3%.

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All-lane running safety concerns ‘blatantly ignored’

The Transport Committee has criticised the Government for ‘blatantly ignoring’ safety concerns about all-lane running schemes.

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Study provides ‘solid evidence’ for mandatory cycle helmets

A new study has found that wearing a helmet reduces a cyclist’s chance of a serious head injury by nearly 70%, in the event of a collision.

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More drivers using mobiles - but fewer getting caught

The number of drivers caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel has almost halved in five years, new figures obtained by the BBC have revealed.

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Hard-hitting mobile phone video passes 7m views

An emotional video that warns young drivers of the dangers involved in using a mobile phone while driving has achieved more than 7m views on Facebook.

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Global campaign urges children to ‘stay bright’ as darker nights approach

The FIA Foundation has launched a new campaign urging children to ‘Stay Bright’ during the winter months through the correct use of reflective gear.

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GEM praises impact of Project EDWARD

GEM Motoring Assist has praised the impact of Project EDWARD, saying it managed to strike a chord ‘far beyond the road safety sector’.

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New THINK! campaign seeks to cut casualties among urban cyclists

Cyclists in cities across the UK are being encouraged to ‘hang back’ from lorries as part of a new campaign by the THINK! team.

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LATEST: Thai modal takes dip in pothole protest

A roundup of all the other latest road safety related news.

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