A recap of the road safety news in brief from the week commencing 4 July:
FRIDAY 8 JULY
08 Jul: 09.30
15,000 free parking spaces for Milton Keynes’ electric car drivers
Transport Minister Andrew Jones yesterday (7 July) visited Milton Keynes to launch 15,000 free parking spaces for electric vehicles as part of the town’s Go Ultra Low City scheme.
THURSDAY 07 JULY
07 Jul: 15.30
Budget cut ‘to hit local highways’ – CIHT
Spending on local highways and transport services in England will fall by over 10% this year, as CIHT says austerity measures continue to bite.
07 Jul: 11.30
Coming soon; Brake’s #RoadsToJustice campaign
— Brake (@Brakecharity) July 7, 2016
WEDNESDAY 6 JULY
06 Jul: 14.00
TTC pilots new young driver programme
Telford students involved in the pilot and evaluation of a TTC programme gave a ‘thumbs up’ to the driver education and awareness sessions.
TUESDAY 05 JULY
05 Jul: 12.00
Video aims to boost safety for older drivers
A new video, launched by the Driving Mobility network, aims to help older drivers stay safe at the wheel for as long as possible.