Road Safety

Drivers caught doing 51mph in a 30mph zone or 101mph on a motorway will now be face fines starting from 150% of their weekly income. The introduction of tougher punishments for the most serious speeding offences has been welcomed by motoring groups. Drivers caught at speeds excessively above legal limits face higher penalties in England and Wales from Monday. Under new guidelines for magistrates, fines for motorists caught doing 51mph in a 30mph zone or 101mph on a motorway will start from 150% of their weekly income, rather than the previous level of 100%. AA president Edmund King described the changes as “an effective way ...
28 April, 2017 | General news | #Driving law #Law #Uk
Road safety affects everyone. It affects whether children can go to the park or walk to school, elderly people can get to the shops, people can take up cycling to get to work or get fit, and families feel safe to get around their neighbourhoods. For some people, it changes everything. Road crashes and casualties end lives too soon, rip families apart, leave communities reeling in shock and victims feeling alone and without hope. Brake is a road safety charity working with communities and organisations across the UK to stop the tragedy of road deaths and injuries, make streets and communities safer for everyone, ...
10 January, 2017 | General news | #brake #claim #road accident #road safety
New Solar Roadways Could Help Reduce Car Accidents New solar roadway installed in American town. Solar roadways could generate electricity for towns, and help reduce accidents. On October 1, 2016, the world’s first “Solar Roadway” was unveiled at Jeff Jones Town Square in Sandpoint Idaho. The section of roadway is installed where people at the town square can walk on it. Will Solar Roadways reduce car accidents? If you do not know what a solar roadway is, check out this amusing video which explains it in detail: In theory the roadways could help reduce accidents by: Melting snow and ice Warning motorists of road hazards ahead ...
16 November, 2016 | General news