Record-breaking mileage for RoadPeace Challenge week of action

RoadPeace, the national charity for road crash victims, is thrilled to announce the outstanding success of the RoadPeace Challenge 2024, which took place across the UK from May 13-19. Supporters logged a staggering 16,958 miles in just seven days – far surpassing the original target of 1,766 miles, set in honour of the 1,766 people killed in road […]

RoadPeace Challenge 2024: Uniting to Honour UK road crash victims

The RoadPeace Challenge 2024 will take place from May 13-19, uniting emergency services, bereaved families and communities across the UK in a week of activities designed to raise awareness about the staggering number of people killed in collisions on our roads. Throughout the week of action, supporters of the event will collectively run, cycle or walk […]

Bereaved parents demand Government action on deaths from young driver crashes

A group of 40 bereaved parents are demanding immediate action to tackle the unacceptable and disproportionately high number of young driver and passenger deaths on UK roads. The parents, whose sons and daughters were all killed by cars driven by young drivers, have formed a campaigning group called Forget-me-not Families Uniting, calling on the Government to […]

Bereaved families unite to campaign for stronger sentences for dangerous drivers who kill

Four bereaved families have joined forces with the national charity for road crash victims, RoadPeace, to launch a campaign highlighting the failings of the UK justice system in passing adequate sentences for motorists who cause death by dangerous driving. The charity has launched the ‘Fix our Broken Justice System’ campaign, which is calling for longer […]

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 […]

Road charity urges an end to the term “accident”

The national charity for road crash victims, RoadPeace is urging authorities and the media to stop using the word “road accident” and talk about a “crash” instead. The charity, which provides information and support services to people bereaved or seriously injured in road crashes, says the term “road accident” exemplifies society’s tolerance of road danger. […]

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