Road safety news in brief: 11-15 July
A recap of the road safety news in brief from the week commencing 11 July:
15 Jun: 12.45
BikeSafe geared up for annual event
BikeSafe 2016, a family road safety day with a difference, takes place tomorrow (16 July), with an opportunity to test the latest bikes and take part in a track experience with California SuperBike School among the attractions on offer to visitors.
Click here to read a previous news report on the event.
THURSDAY 14 JULY
14 Jul: 14.00
UK motorists downbeat over EU exit – IAM RoadSmart
IAM RoadSmart members have a pessimistic view of how the country’s exit from the European Union will affect them as drivers, according to a survey by the road safety charity.
MONDAY 11 JULY
11 Jul: 14.00
DfT to publish local walking and cycling stats
New website includes members’ portal and info on training courses etc
Apply for Corporate Membership of Road Safety GB
Road Safety campaigns, research, data and help forum
The 2017 National Road Safety Conference
For more info and to register to attend click here...
Project EDWARD - 21 September 2017
For more info click here...
AROUND THE WEB
In the fast lane
For the Volvo Group, managing speed is one of the basics of traffic safety, but there’s more to it than just staying within the speed limits.
Mobile phone penalties double - but will it be an effective deterrent?
Edward Seaman, assistant editor of Road Safety News, reviews the change in legislation and its potential to influence behaviour.
The driving test trial
The findings of a DVSA trial, conducted with the Transport Research Laboratory (TRL), released to coincide with the new driving test changes.
Highways England's vehicle checks campaign
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