The Brake Blog

News and views from around the road safety world, with contributions from partners, researchers and campaigners as well as Brake staff and volunteers. All views expressed are those of the contributor and do not necessarily represent those of Brake or its employees.
Oct
24

Freight may not get a vote but people want it transferred to rail on safety grounds

 

Drivers want to see more freight transported by rail to improve safety, reduce congestion and lessen road damage, says Philippa Edmunds, Freight on Rail Manager for the Campaign for Better Transport.

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Sep
05

Safer roads with automated vehicles?

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Increasing automation of cars and trucks could affect road safety and there are security vulnerabilities that need to be addressed, says Tom Voege, policy analyst at the International Transport Forum.

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Aug
01

Vision Zero: Will UK government follow London’s lead?

The Mayor of London’s ‘Vision Zero’ strategy, is bold, ambitious and a positive first step on the road to eliminating road deaths and serious injuries in London. says Joshua Harris, director of campaigns at Brake.

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Jun
15

Campaigning for justice – an MP’s story

 

Judith Cummins MP was awarded Brake’s Parliamentarian of the Year award for 2017.

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Sep
28

So their deaths are not in vain

The government has today described a four per cent increase in road deaths in 2016 as 'natural variation'. This unfortunate and passive phrase wrongly suggests an acceptance of the stagnation in road deaths and underlines the urgent need for better collision data and investigation, says Mary Williams OBE, founder and chief executive of Brake.

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