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.
Mar
31

The surprisingly common sleep condition causing drivers to fall asleep at the wheel

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Have you ever had to pull over because you felt so tired? Driving while sleepy can be fatal. When you’re exhausted, your reaction times are slower, your concentration levels dip, and your judgement and vision alters.

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Mar
25

Car crashes and serious injuries – seeking legal support

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Following the right legal steps after being injured in a car crash can help you to achieve the best possible outcome, says Hugh Potter, Senior Partner at Potter Rees Dolan Serious Injury Solicitors.

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Mar
18

Why Project24 matters to me

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This week I got the opportunity to visit Co-op Academy Priesthorpe in Leeds with Brake to meet students taking part in Brake’s Project24 competition, which is being run in partnership with Co-op Insurance.

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Mar
11

Could a death by dangerous cycling law be introduced?

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Losing a loved one in a road traffic collision is undoubtedly one of the most devastating things a family will encounter, but being assured that justice will be served and the law will protect them to bring those responsible for the death to justice is often one of the only saving graces in this life-changing scenario.

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Mar
04

What to do if a loved one has died in a road crash

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Losing a loved one in a car crash undoubtedly has a devastating impact on everyone involved, but the unexpected element of a road traffic collision (RTC) death can make it even more difficult for friends and relatives to come to terms with.

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