Monthly Archives: July 2019

Ask a silly question

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DVLA has today released a list of some of the unusual questions customers have asked whilst trying to find out if their car is taxed. DVLA’s services on Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa allow motorists to ask when their vehicle … Continue reading

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Road safety record ‘largely unchanged’ since 2012

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There were 1,782 reported road deaths in 2018, similar to the level seen since 2012. This is 1% less compared to 1,793 fatalities in 2017. The Department for Transport (DfT) report also revealed there were 25,484 serious injuries in road … Continue reading

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Brake comments as stagnation in Britain’s road safety record continues

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Thursday 25 July 2019   Britain’s road safety record continues to stagnate as the number of people killed and seriously injured on Britain’s roads shows little change from previous years, according to Government statistics published today. … Continue reading

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Roads are more dangerous now than five years ago, say drivers

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Wednesday 24 July 2019   Safety campaigners are calling for an increased police presence on the roads to deter people from breaking the law, as a report is launched revealing that drivers feel roads are more … Continue reading

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DVSA says lower pass rate is not due to pull up on the right

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DVSA has responded to reports in the media that claim the current driving test pass rate of 45.8% has been caused by a ‘dangerous new manoeuvre’. The agency says this is not correct. Learner drivers make fewer serious and dangerous … Continue reading

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DIA believes graduated driver licensing won’t work in isolation

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The Driving Instructors Association believes a more holistic approach, not just a graduated licence scheme, is needed to cut the risk of people being killed and injured on our roads. The Department for Transport has set out its action plan … Continue reading

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Government sets out road safety action plan

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The government has announced a major package of measures to reduce the number of people killed or injured on our roads. The road safety action plan is designed to improve road safety for people at every stage of life – … Continue reading

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Possible penalty points for seatbelt avoiders

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Failure to wear a seatbelt could result in penalty points as well as fines, under new plans to reduce the number of deaths on the UK’s roads. Increasing penalties for those who do not strap themselves in is being considered … Continue reading

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Brake comments on new road safety action plan

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Friday 19 July 2019   The Government has set out a major package of measures to reduce the number of people killed and injured on roads. The new road safety action plan aims to improve safety … Continue reading

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Brake comments on young driver safety

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Thursday 18 July 2019   The Government has announced that it will explore the issue of graduated driver licensing further in a bid to cut new driver crashes. The Government will look at the impact of … Continue reading

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