Monthly Archives: May 2016

A1(M) northbound between J35 and J36(M) | Northbound | Barrier/Bridge Repairs

Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lane two will be closed. Schedule : From 09:00 on 5 June 2016 to 10:00 on 5 June 2016. Location : The A1M northbound between junctions J35 and J36 . Lanes Closed : There … Continue reading

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<div>Off-road driving instructor jailed for "road rage" that leaves two girls paralysed</div>

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A motorist, reportedly an off-road driving instructor, who has left two young girls paralysed after his company 4×4 smashed into their family car, has been jailed for four-and-a-half-years. Andrew Nay, 39, was seen laughing along with a passenger, as he undertook a … Continue reading

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Study shows kids would rather be driven by Dad than Mum

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In a recent survey it has been revealed that 52% of children prefer to be driven by Dad rather than Mum, despite Dad’s more risk taking.  The study by Ingenie, a young driver insurance brand, shows the incredible amount of parents’ … Continue reading

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Brake responds to Northern Ireland drink driving consultation

Regulations to introduce measures to tackle drink driving in Northern Ireland – Response from Brake, the road safety charity, May 2015. Brake is a road safety charity working with communities and organisations across the UK to stop the tragedy of road … Continue reading

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<div>Google patents 'sticky bonnet' to help lessen impact of pedestrian accidents</div>

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Tech giant Google has patented the creation of a special bodywork coating, which would act like flypaper, in order to stop pedestrians bouncing off cars in an event of an accident. Of course getting hit by a car is a rather … Continue reading

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Brake responds to hand-held mobile phone consultation

Department for Transport consultation on changes to the Fixed Penalty Notice and penalty points for the use of a hand-held mobile phone whilst driving Response from Brake, the road safety charity Brake’s position on mobile phones and driving Brake welcomes … Continue reading

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UK roadside surveillance cameras capturing 34 million images every day

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 Sky News has revealed that roadside cameras are capturing around 34 million images every day, highlighting the huge scale of surveillance camera’s on UK’s roads. Automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) technology uses cameras to scan number plates and log journey details … Continue reading

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Brake responds to Cycling and Walking consultation.

Department for Transport consultation on cycling and walking investment strategy Response from Brake, the road safety charity, May 2015 Brake’s position on cycling and walking investment Brake welcomes this consultation and its acknowledgement that further investment in cycling and walking … Continue reading

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M25 clockwise within J25 | Clockwise | Road Works

Status : Pending. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Schedule : From 23:00 on 31 May 2016 to 05:00 on 1 June 2016. Location : The M25 clockwise at junction J25 . Lanes Closed : There … Continue reading

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A1 southbound between A66 and A6136 near Catterick (north) | Southbound | Barrier/Bridge Repairs

Period : expect disruption until 06:00 on 25 May 2016. Status : Currently Active. Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 are closed. Location : The A1 southbound between the A66 and the junction with the A6136 north of Catterick. … Continue reading

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