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Joggers

Watch out for joggers as clocks go back

BRITISH Summer Time comes to an end tonight, but life doesn’t! For drivers, they need to be aware that the number of joggers who took advantage of the lighter nights to run along our roads will mostly still be there. But they will be much harder to spot. Britain’s top advanced driver, Peter Rodger, of […]

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Drivers urged to avoid using mobile phones

THIS year’s Road Safety Week has been launched today (November 18). And adding its voice to the week-long campaign,  the Freight Transport Association (FTA) has alerted drivers to the importance of them staying focussed and not be distracted by the phone when behind the wheel. FTA has enforced the message of this years’ Road Safety […]

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Flooded roads

Take care in wet conditions, advises IAM

THE Institute of Advanced Motorists is advising drivers to take great care in the current poor driving conditions. With yet more heavy rain forecast by the Met Office for the coming days, the road safety charity is concerned that many drivers are not taking enough care in the conditions, resulting in collisions and chaos. IAM […]

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Peugeot is asking drivers to take care near schools.

Plea to drive carefully near schools

THE seemingly never-ending school holidays are ending and children are returning in their droves. With that point in mind, French carmaker Peugeot is reminding drivers that the use of a speed limiter they can enjoy lower fuel consumption, protect their licence and, most importantly, aid safer driving in and around schools. Peugeot is asking its […]

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RoSPA project wins Prince’s award

THE Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents’ Young Drivers at Work Project has won a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. A presentation was made to RoSPA’s road safety team at the safety charity’s annual meeting in Birmingham. The Royal Awards recognise achievements in road safety and are presented annually to the most outstanding examples […]

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