Monthly Archives: March 2017

DVSA publishes 5-year plan

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DVSA have posted their5-year strategyto help drivers stay safe on Britain’s roads. The 5-year strategy and business plan sets out a range of commitments the DVSA has made to improve road safety, user experience and value for money. The strategy explains … Continue reading

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DIA and Highways England release learners on motorway survey

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Highways England and the Driving Instructors Association (DIA) have teamed up in an attempt to find out more about what learner or new drivers think about driving on motorways. After the announcement at the beginning of the year allowing learner drivers … Continue reading

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Local roads maintenance crisis deepens

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Seventeen per cent of all local roads are in poor structural condition, with less than five years of life remaining, according to this year’s annual Local Authority Road Maintenance (ALARM) survey. The survey, produced by the Asphalt Industry Alliance (AIA), … Continue reading

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<div>Gary Neville in hand-held phone 'own goal'</div>

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Road safety campaigners have hit out at Gary Neville as “disappointing” pictures of the TV pundit using his mobile phone behind the wheel have been released. The former Manchester United and England star was snapped on his phone while driving … Continue reading

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Keep our roads lighter and brighter

News from Brake 22 March 2017 news@brake.org.uk As we prepare, this weekend, to turn the clocks forward and welcome the start of spring, Brake, the road safety charity, is calling on the UK government to commit to moving to Single/Double Summer … Continue reading

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Charity backs calls for creation of road casualty investigation branch

News from Brake 22 March 2017 news@brake.org.uk Today (22 March), the Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport Safety (PACTS) is hosting a conference, ‘Collision investigation – how can we learn more?’, in London at which speakers, including TRL chief scientist and Brake … Continue reading

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A1(M) J1 southbound exit | Southbound | Road Works

Location : The A1M southbound exit slip at junction J1 . Reason : Horticultural works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 09:30 and 16:00 from 28 March 2017 to 31 March 2017. Powered by WPeMatico

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The learners who are out of pocket as Drive Dynamics stalls over lessons

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The Guardian have released a story about learners who are out of pocket due to Drive Dynamics stalling over lessons. Searching through their postbag of letters from readers expressing a particular experience they’ve had, one was from woman named Nicole … Continue reading

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M6 southbound between J22 and J21A | Southbound | Road Works

Location : The M6 southbound between junctions J22 and J21A . Lane Closures : Lanes 2 and 3 are closed. Reason : Roadworks. Status : Currently Active. Period : from 22:08 on 16 March 2017 to 05:00 on 17 March … Continue reading

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M54 eastbound between J1 and M6 | Eastbound | Road Works

Location : The M54 eastbound between junction J1 and the M6 . Lane Closures : Lanes 1 and 2 will be closed. Reason : Road marking works are planned. Status : Pending. Schedule : Expect disruption everyday between 21:00 and … Continue reading

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