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Awards recognise reductions in occupational road risk

RoSPA has announced the winners of its two annual occupational fleet safety awards presented to companies for road risk reduction initiatives. Two awards for fleet operators have been given out by the UK’s Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents …

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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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Guide aims to reduce road casualties amongst children

RoSPA has produced a guide for education professionals on how to prevent road casualties amongst children travelling to and from school. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has produced a guide on the requiest of Public Health …

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The old and young to be discussed at road safety conference

Conference on finding answers to age-old challenges will be held by RoSPA this week to discuss road safety for the very young and those of advancing years. Keeping young and older drivers safe on the road will be the key …

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Restructuring fleet safety training pays dividends

RoSPA is now seeing the benefits of its year long re-engineering of its training provision services for improving safety in the fleet industry. Having been renamed as the Fleet Safety division in May last year, RoSPA’s initiative to improve safety …

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Website aims to help older drivers

Road safety organisation RoSPA has created a web resource specifically to help older drivers to stay safe and continue their mobility. A website aimed at helping older people adapt to changes in their driving to stay safe on the road, …

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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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Young driver restrictions will improve road safety in NI

A new law in Northern Ireland will introduce restrictions to novice drivers from 2018 in a bid to improve road safety, a move welcomed by RoSPA. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) has welcomed the passing of …

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Introducting road safety measures during budget cuts

RoSPA has created a publication to help local governments prioritise spending to get the most benefit from road safety improvements at a time of shrinking budgets. The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) is urging local authorities across …

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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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