Road Safety Video Archive

Video archive relating to road and traffic safety. Submit your YouTube URL or video material to video@trafficsafe.org. Please respect victims of road incidents – graphic content will not be featured on this site.

Fire service cadets win young people’s road safety award

Video films made by cadets at Cheshire Fire Service have been recognized with an award by Brake for campaigning to save young lives. UK road safety charity, Brake created the 2young2die awards to promote awareness of road safety amongst young …

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Vehicle inspections should follow tragic tanker crash

Uncertainty surrounds cause of Almaty tanker crash with implications on maintenance standards of heavy goods vehicles in the country. Kazakhstan’s authorities and accident investigators are still unravelling the cause of an accident in the centre of the country’s largest city, …

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Articulated lorry jackknifes in Belarus

Poor road conditions have caused an articulated lorry to spectacularly jackknife on the M1 through Belarus. The incident occurred on the M1 intercity route between the Belorussian city of Brest and the capital Minsk during the afternoon of the 24th …

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US drivers at risk from poorly designed HGV under-run bars

Offset crash testing of under-run guards on heavy vehicles has shown the dangers still faced by car drivers colliding with trailers. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) in America has conducted a series of comprehensive tests involving a vehicle …

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UK public challenged to take action against drink driving

Secret filming study shows complacency of UK public in taking action to prevent drink driving on the country’s roads. The campaign to prevent drink driving in the UK over the Christmas and New Year period was undertaken by insurance experts …

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In-car pet restraint tests show poor effectiveness

The US Center for Pet Safety has released a video demonstrating how commercially available pet restraints are failing to protect pets and human occupants during crashes. Recent testing of car restraints for pets has shown that harness performance during vehicle …

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The inevitable consequence of overtaking on verges

Dash Cam footage of bad driving ending with a collision during a dangerous overtaking manoeuvre on a soft verge. A Russian driver of a Mitsubishi Outlander runs out of overtaking space and takes to the verge to undertake a lorry …

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Service bus runs a red light and broadsides Land Cruiser

Land Cruiser escape serious injury despite being struck by a bus speeding through a red light on the streets of Almaty. The competence of bus drivers in former Soviet countries once again came under scrutiny after an accident this weekend …

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Turning across the path of an overtaking vehicle

Moving into a side road, a driver in Russia fails to notice a car overtaking on double white lines prior to collision. An accident occurred last month at Tsilomen near the bleak northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk when the driver …

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VOSA Demonstrates Casualty Access Problems on Illegal Stretched Limousines

Surrey Fire Brigade chop the 2-tonne roof off an illegal Hummer stretched limousine seized by VOSA enforcement officers. The popularity of stretched limousines is continuing to increase in the UK for hen and stag parties, school leaving celebrations and other …

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