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Advanced safety features contribute to 5-star ANCAP award for Hyundai

The new Hyundai Genesis has been awarded 5-star safety excellence from ANCAP due in part to the high levels of safety equipment featured as standard. The latest flagship model from Hyundai, the Genesis saloon has been hailed by the Australasian …

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Campaign launches to promote safer walking routes for schools

Road safety charity embarks on 2014 Giant Walk campaign to raise awareness of road safety in schools and encourage children to take safer walking routes. With tens of thousands of school children in Britain learning about road safety every year …

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Autonomous truck technology provides protection for vulnerable road users

Vulnerable road users in urban environments may soon gain protection from sensor technology in Volvo Trucks that predict blind spot incidents. Under development since September 2010, Volvo’s “Non-Hit Car and Truck” project has involved several key technology partners including HiQ …

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Parental road safety worries increase as autumn sets in

More than half of parents are concerned for safety around schools as weather and visibility worsen in the autumn. Bridgestone has joined with UK road safety charity Brake to campaign for improved road safety around schools this autumn as the …

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Making autumn streets safer for vulnerable road users

UK road safety charity makes appeal to drivers to slow down and make residential streets and those around schools safer as the autumn arrives. A recent survey that road safety charity, Brake conducted amongst 1000 drivers in the UK showed …

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Toyota autumn road safety campaign begins in Japan

Safety in the twilight hours is the theme of this year’s autumn road safety campaign for Japanese road users conducted by Toyota. Japanese vehicle manufacturer Toyota, is conducting its annual road safety campaign in its home country which started yesterday …

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Vision Zero project gains 25 million dollar funding boost

The US Department of Transportation has announced its funding allocation for transport projects including 25 million dollars for the Vision Zero road safety project. With nearly 800 applications received for funding by the Department of Transportation (DoT) valued at around …

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Law to make parking on Britain’s pavements illegal reaches second reading

Living Streets campaign group urges members of parliament to vote in favour of making pavement parking illegal as related bill receives second reading. The dangers and inconvenience to pedestrians of vehicles parked on pavements in Britain’s towns and cities may …

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USA launches nationwide pedestrian and cyclist safety initiative

Rising deaths and serious injuries amongst pedestrians and cyclists in the USA prompts action from Department of Transportation to improve vulnerable road user safety. After steady increases and the numbers of pedestrians and cyclists either killed or seriously injured (KSI) …

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Local community speed limit rights campaigner gains award

Road safety charity recognises achievements of campaigning Norfolk MP in winning rights for citizens to reduce speed limits in their communities. Corresponding to the UK Government’s localism agenda which provides local communities with more rights, South Norfolk MP, Richard Bacon, …

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