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.

Self-Driving Cars - Road to The Future?

Self-Driving Cars - Road to The Future?

As autonomous vehicle technology develops, many fleet operators of all forms are starting to look ahead to see how this technology can help enhance safety and develop their companies in the future. In the latest Brake blog, Cormac Reynolds looks at how that is developing in the taxi industry and how safe it could be.

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My fight for justice continues

My fight for justice continues

In July of 2016, Brake launched the Roads to Justice campaign. This brought together many friends and families who have lost loved ones to a criminal driver but felt that they never got the justice that was deserved. One woman who blogged about her experience was Vivienne Craske. In the latest Brake blog she provides an insight into continually striving to get justice for the loss of her brother. 

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More resourcing and a louder voice

More resourcing and a louder voice

We need greater resources and a united effort if we are to save lives and end the carnage on our roads, says Mary Williams OBE, founder and chief executive of Brake.

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Making Advanced Driver Assistance Systems work for fleets

Making Advanced Driver Assistance Systems work for fleets

Autonomous cars and similar new technologies are on the brink of changing our world. Much debate has focussed on their potential benefits and the social issues they may cause. However, are the new technologies being introduced too quickly? In the latest Brake blog; Jeremy Rochfort, National Sales Manager at AutoglassĀ®, says many fleets are struggling to adapt to the rapid rate of change and emphasises the need for safety to be maintained as the main priority.  

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How much do Brits really know about road crashes?

How much do Brits really know about road crashes?

When it comes to road safety, there seems to be a lack of awareness from the general public and a sense of passing the buck when it comes to responsibility on our roads. In the latest Brake blog, Steven Crouch from Citygate ask if the people who use our roads really know about the true causes of road crashes?

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