Charity says driverless technology needs awareness

UK’s independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has highlighted the need to ensure that the government, and car makers, prioritise training for drivers in its evidence to a House of Commons Transport Committee Inquiry. Research conducted by IAM RoadSmart shows that there could be an over-reliance on self-driving technology, particularly when control is switched between […]

Agilysis Launches Safe System Capacity Survey to evaluate situation across Britain

In anticipation of the release of the Road Safety Framework from the Department for Transport, Agilysis is launching a new national survey to understand the existing capacity we have for implementing the Safe System in Britain. The survey is asking; how well equipped are local authorities, emergency services and partners to influence all aspects of […]

Poll suggests drivers want cameras to check tax, insurance and MOT

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, has issued research it says highlights to police, councils and safety partnerships that the overwhelming majority of UK motorists support the use of safety camera technology to check for insurance, MOT and road tax offences. Research conducted by the charity in the annual Safety Culture Report, […]

New research shows that almost half of drivers are in favour of 20 mph zones in towns

Almost half of British drivers are in favour of lowering all existing 30 mph speed limits to 20 mph, according to new research. The study by IAM Roadsmart of more than 1,000 motorists found 44%bof those quizzed think the UK roads that currently have 30 mph limits should see them reduced by 10 mph. The survey found 49% of those […]

Charity calls for “real leadership” on road deaths

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is calling for the Government to show “real leadership” to drive down death and injury on UK roads. The call comes after latest DfT figures showed another year of no real improvement, revealing there were 1,748 reported road deaths in 2019, compared to 1,784 in 2018. […]


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