National Highways pondering “accident” alternative

National Highways is exploring alternatives to the word ‘accident’ following pressure from families affected by traffic collisions, road safety groups and politicians, Fleet News is reporting. The move has come after it came under pressure to stop using the word on its public information signage, such as its overhead gantries. National Highways has previously explained that the word was […]

Somerset Road Safety Team launches campaign following ‘disturbing’ rise in road deaths

Dangerous driving behaviours are the focus of a new Somerset Council campaign aimed at reducing fatal collisions on the county’s roads. The Fatal Five campaign, backed by Avon and Somerset Police and led by Somerset Council’s Road Safety Team, highlights the key behaviours which can contribute to serious or fatal collisions. Tragically, 30 people died […]

Crash leaves lorry hanging off bridge on M1

A lorry was left hanging off a bridge after crashing into a barrier on the M1 in Leicestershire. Police were called to reports the vehicle had crashed on the southbound carriageway at junction 19 Catthorpe Interchange just after 04:30 BST. Officers say the southbound carriageway is closed at junction 19 as well as the both […]


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