Acusensus road safety award “proves distracted driving being taken seriously”

The head of the UK division of road safety technology company Acusensus is hailing winning a prestigious award as a sign people are looking at more than speed when it comes to reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roads. Geoff Collins, UK General Manager of the Australian-based company is celebrating Acusensus winning the Chartered […]

Hundreds of seat belt and mobile phone offences spotted in M6 study

National Highways says it identified more than 750 seat belt and mobile phone offences along a short section of the M6 in Merseyside earlier this month – the highest number at a single site in a study which has visited numerous sites across the Midlands and South West. At one point, a high-visibility camera placed […]

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 […]

Footage shows driver on phone narrowly avoid hitting police in HGV ‘supercab’

Highways England has published footage of a lorry driver veering across a lane and nearly crashing into an unmarked lorry containing Police officers on the lookout for people using their phones at the wheel. The two officers in the HE “Supercab” on the M40 in Warwickshire spotted the driver using his phone. It’s one of […]


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