For each of the past two months a record number of people have visited the Road Safety GB website – and the number of visits to the site has increased by 43% year on year.
In October 2012, the Road Safety GB website attracted 17,726 visits, beating the previous high of 15,678 which was achieved the previous month. At 10,373, the number of unique visitors in October is also a record, surpassing the previous best of 9,219 in September 2012.
The comparable numbers in October 2011 were 12,373 visits and 7,095 unique visitors, meaning the figures have increased by 43% and 46% respectively.
The most read news item of October was about the Government refusing to rule out a motorway speed limit increase, despite the transport secretary appearing less attracted to the idea than his predecessor. This story was viewed just short of 1,000 times and resulted in a discussion thread comprising 57 comments from 17 readers.
For more information contact Nick Rawlings, editor of Road Safety News, on 01379 650112.