Safety First

Someone once said that if the motor car was invented today, Health and Safety would ban it.They may have a point. The problem is, the motor car has been with us for over 100 years and now we are trying to make it as safe as we possibly can.The UK motorway network has achieved incredible improvements in safety in recent years but there is still much that can be done. Improvements in the infrastructure of the motorway and better driver education are top of that list.“Safer Motorways” continues to educate, inform and lobby for better safety on both our motorways and our main A road network.
Upto 14 Years in Prison – Motoring Laws To Get Tougher

Upto 14 Years in Prison – Motoring Laws To Get Tougher

Motorists who cause fatalities by driving dangerously face up to 14 years in jail under new sentencing guidelines. Those who cause death when distracted by a mobile phone, especially if they drive while reading or writing text messages, should receive up to a seven year term, the Sentencing Guidelines Council said. Prosecutions will be imposed whenever it is…

Speed Cameras Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With Road Safety Anymore

Speed Cameras Have Absolutely Nothing To Do With Road Safety Anymore

British motorists are to be hit by new digital speed cameras that sneakily photograph on-coming vehicles without flashing, campaigners warned this month. One of the new cameras was unveiled on Friday 30th May, but promptly drew ridicule after being left pointing the wrong way. The new “robotic” cameras will be digitally networked, meaning tickets and penalty points may…

Traffic Patrol Officers Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

Traffic Patrol Officers Get A Taste Of Their Own Medicine

The new sneaky ‘non-flashing’ cameras (as reported in article 2) this month, are likely to diminish the number of mobile hand-held cameras used by the police force, as the number of offenders/criminals/motorists caught on the new cameras are expected to soar. Which fittingly leads us to our favourite speed camera story of the year. In true (yes, true)…

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