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. […]

Bereaved Mum signs Essex Vision Zero pledge in National Road Victim Month

A bereaved Mum has become the latest person to sign the Essex Vision Zero pledge – showing her support for eradicating death and injury on the county’s roads. Mandy Garner, from Epping, signed the pledge to mark National Road Victim Month, which runs throughout August, in memory of her daughter Anisha, who was killed by […]

Road danger reduction charity CEO hails eCall’s lifesaving opportunities

The Chief Executive of RoadPeace, the UK national charity for road crash victims, is supporting a start-up company’s plans to maximise the use of data from the in-built vehicle safety system eCall. Speaking during the Project EDWARD (Every Day Without a Road Death) awareness week, Nick Simmons described the VESOS innovation as “vital” in making […]

Excessive speeding catalogued in RAC study

The RAC has built up a file of some of the worst excesses of people speeding on the quieter roads during stay-at-home messaging. It put in a Freedom of Information request to all British police forces and heard how 20 caught their worst offenders at speeds in excess of 100mph. The worst speeder in the […]


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