Survey discovers what drivers think about the safety technology in their car

A new survey from the road charity Brake and AXA UK has been published exploring the attitudes of drivers to vehicle safety systems and highlights a lack of knowledge about the latest vehicle technology. Researchers sought to determine driver views on the technology in their car, with a focus on safety for drivers and their passengers, […]

Doncaster supports safe speeds campaign

City of Doncaster Councill is backing a national campaign to promote everyone’s right to safe and healthy journeys.  Road Safety Week, organised by the charity Brake, aims to reduce the number of people killed or injured as the result of a collision.  The theme for 2023 is speed and members of the South Yorkshire Safer […]

TfL and MOPAC announce new victim support service with Brake and RoadPeace

Transport for London, in collaboration with the Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC), police and charities Brake and RoadPeace, is launching a new pilot victim support service to improve support for victims of the most serious road traffic collisions in London. It says the service will enhance the level of support available to families […]

Quarter of drivers question whether they could pass their driving test

A new survey has found one in ten drivers questioned said they don’t think they could pass a UK practical driving test, while a further 13% weren’t sure they’d be successful. The research by insurer AXA UK and Brake, the road safety charity, focused on testing and education and surveyed more than 2,000 drivers on […]

Safe Roads for All: What WJ is Doing to Increase Road Safety

By the WJ team Every year, in November, Brake, the road safety charity, runs its biggest annual campaign for Road Safety Week. The theme for 2022 is “Safe Roads for All.” Throughout the week, organisations, schools, and communities are encouraged to: THINK about how we can all use roads safely to protect ourselves and others. UNDERSTAND […]

Safer Roads for All: Kent promotes annual Brake campaign

Kent County Council (KCC) is promoting Brake Road Safety Week by encouraging its residents to take responsibility for making our roads safer. The national campaign runs this week and brings together partners from the Safer Roads for Kent Partnership who will be supporting us throughout the week to deliver key messages. KCC will be promoting […]

Government strengthens hand held mobile law

The Government is strengthening existing laws making it illegal to use a hand-held mobile phone while driving under virtually any circumstance. It says this follows a public consultation which found that 81% of people supported such a move. The Highway code is being changed making it clear that hand-held phone use at traffic lights or […]


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