Tag Archives: Driver Behaviour

More progress required on US teenage driver safety

Report from Ford and the GHSA shows that older teenagers are still over represented in fatal accident statistics in the USA. Ahead of the USA’s “National Teen Driver Safety Week”, which takes place from October 16th to 22nd, a new …

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Survey shows main in-car distractions

Distractions caused by occupants, mobile phones and music have been cited as the main causes of accidents and near misses in Britain. New research has uncovered the dangerous driving habits which are causing accidents on UK roads, with in-car distractions, …

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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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UK drivers harbour double standards in driver behaviour

A survey by a motoring assistance organisation reveals the UK motoring public have double standards concerning offences and enforcement. Results of a survey conducted by GEM Motoring Assist confirm we’re a nation guilty of double standards when it comes to …

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Fleet mobile app improves driver behaviour

Driver performance improvements are being achieved in fleets with the use of a Spireon mobile app and monitoring programme to provide business benefits. Spireon has introduced the Driver Performance Program and mobile app to positively influence driver behavior and fleet …

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Red light enforcement to protect busy Dubai intersection

Mesta Fusion radars are being supplied by Morpho to Dubai police to improve safety through red light enforcement at one of the city’s busiest junctions. French security company, Morpho has been selected to supply, install and maintain Mesta Fusion radars …

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Risk factors for teenage drivers

Geico has issued a guide to parents of novice drivers on what factors most influence the chances of teenagers being involved in serious collisions. US insurance company, Geico, has issued advice to the parents of teenage drivers to enable them …

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Construction company improves driver safety

UK construction company monitors HGV driver behaviour to cut emissions, safe on fuel and improve safety for vulnerable road users. Heavy construction vehicles in urban traffic environments have been the subject of considerable debate, particularly in London, concerning the safety …

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Vehicle fleet gathers data for autonomous vehicle research

A fleet of Jaguar and Land Rover vehicles in the London Borough of Greenwich will be equipped with sensors to gather driving behaviour data for automation research. As part of the “MOVE-UK” project involving a consortium led by Bosch and …

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Occupational driving assessment course available

RoSPA is making a course available for company employees responsible for assessing and mentoring fleet drivers to improve performance. After assisting energy company, SSE with improving driving standards across its large fleet of 7500 vehicles which cover over 40 million …

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