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 […]

Fatal road collisions caused by distraction, impairment and speed at ten-year high

Latest road casualty statistics show that road casualties showed signs of a return to pre-pandemic trend last year, increasing compared to 2020 and 2021 when casualty numbers were low, largely as a result of periods of lockdown leading to a reduction in road traffic. In reported road collisions in Great Britain in 2022, the final […]


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