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Bridging the connectivity gap for emergency vehicles

TomTom and vehicle radio specialist collaborate on developing integrated connectivity of devices used by emergency services in their vehicles. Navigation and mapping specialist, TomTom has teamed up with elektronik-labor CARLS to provide radio applications for emergency services based on TomTom …

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RoSPA urges people not to call drivers on their phones

In a campaign against distracted driving in the UK, callers are being urged to delay placing calls to people they know are driving until the journey’s end. During this week, the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) in the UK is …

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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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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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Road deaths fall in Republic of Ireland

Deaths on Ireland’s roads have fallen to the lowest since 2012 with a record low forecast for 2015. A report issued by the Road Safety Authority (RSA) and the Garda (the Irish police service) has released preliminary figures for fatalities …

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Domestic car theft prevention with rising bollards

The use of rising bollards for preventing thefts of vehicles from driveways at domestic properties could provide an answer to fighting vehicle crime. With police budgets being cut further in the UK and forces being required to meet tighter financial …

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HGV drivers and cyclists exchange places at safety event

For road safety week, FTA members are encouraging cyclists to exchange seats with goods vehicle drivers so each can get a better appreciation of the other’s point of view. The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is encouraging drivers and cyclists to …

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Road safety groups react to rise in UK road casualties

Increases in vulnerable road user casualties in 2014 prompts calls for government action to take stronger action on road safety issues. The UK Government’s Department for Transport (DfT) has released the official figures for road casualties in the country for …

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KSI reductions seen in just a third of police force areas

UK statistics on those killed and seriously injured on the roads show wide regional variations with only a third resulting in improvements. Figures showing the KSI (Killed and Seriously Injured) statistics by region have been released to the Institute of …

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