£38 million boost for safer roads across England

Drivers across England will benefit from a further £38.3 million investment into improving the safety of 17 of the most high risk roads in England, the Department for Transport has announced today. The £38.3 million will deliver improvements on 17 roads and comes on top of the £147.5 million already invested to deliver life-saving improvements […]

Nearly £50 million being spent on road safety improvements

The Department for Transport’s announced it’s spending £47.5 million in enhancing the safety of some of the most high-risk roads in England. Through the third round of the Safer Roads Fund, 27 new schemes will be delivered, which the government says will benefit road users around the country by driving forward safety improvements such as […]

Road safety discussed with four leading experts on this week’s Highways Voices

Given it’s Road Safety Week, it’s the right week to hear from four leading experts about their thoughts on how we can reduce the number of collisions on our roads. In this discussion, recorded in the keynote session of Highways UK, you’ll hear from: Neil Greig, Policy & Research Director, Institute of Advanced Motorists Mike […]

Free planning tool launched to help authorities with active travel

A new planning tool, developed by the Road Safety Foundation, is being launched to help Local Authorities to model the variables that make active travel safer, more pleasant and less stressful. “Increasing levels of active travel has environmental and health benefits, but to achieve truly healthy mobility, it must also be safe and feel safe,” says Kate […]

Lifesaving A361 road safety project earns royal recognition

The Safer Roads Fund programme has won a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award for its work with Oxfordshire County Council and the Road Safety Foundation to improve conditions on the A361 between Banbury and Chipping Norton. The road was previously classed as one of the 50 most dangerous A road sections in the UK […]


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