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Funding for tailgating reduction study received

TRL is seeking local authority partnerships in study aimed at the reduction of tailgating by business drivers. Transport & Travel Research (TTR) and its parent company TRL have secured funding from the Road Safety Trust, a charity that funds research …

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Survey shows support for novice driver restrictions

Road safety charity Brake has performed a study into attitudes towards placing restrictions on novice drivers to make roads safer. With young drivers being of higher risk on UK roads, especially at the time that they have just passed their …

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Annual school road safety event to take place in June

Road safety charity Brake is organisating its annual Giant Walk event involving school children to promote road safety and a healthy lifestyle. Following on from previous successful events, Brake is once again organising its Giant Walk event across the country. …

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Walk to School initiative promotes a healthy start

Reduced congestion, pollution and healther children are cited as being the main reasons for parents to walk their young children to school. UK road safety charity, Brake is backing the Walk to School initiative to encourage parents to use their …

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20mph speed limit encouragement from London Mayor

The new Mayor of London has said he will encourage the wider use of 20mph speed limits in the city boroughs to protect vulnerable road users. UK road safety charity, Brake says that the new Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, …

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Advice on avoiding the morning after drive

Brake advises drivers to avoid the risk of driving on the morning after sharing a bottle of champagne on St Valentine’s day this Sunday. The number of people who drive in the morning after having a few drinks on the …

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No drink drive limit review for England and Wales

Following the reduction in drink drive limit in Scotland in 2014, the rest of the UK will not be following suit, according to the transport minister. With the UK Government recently announcing its confirmation that it won’t be reviewing the …

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Festive campaign tackles drug impairment

Police campaign during Christmas and New Year shows mixed results for tackling drink driving and drug impairment, according to newly released statistics. The drink and drug drive campaign over Christmas and New Year caught more people who got behind the …

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Rise in Scottish festive drink driving

After an annual reduction in drink driving in Scotland, police figures show a contrasting increase during the festive season. UK road safety charity, Brake has expressed its disappointed as the latest drink drive figures show the number of people caught …

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Northern Ireland progress on driving law amendments

Amendment Bill passes final stage in Northern Ireland with changes in drink driving limit and restrictions on younger drivers. The new Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill in Northern Ireland has passed its final stage at the Assembly which will result in …

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