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.

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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The car as a sensor.

The car as a sensor.

As new cars become more integrated with modern technology, it provides an opportunity to assess many factors which occur when we are on the roads - from pollution to traffic flow. In the latest Brake blog, Paul Bates from Clearview Intelligence writes about how modern car data could be the key to improving our roads, reducing congestion and tackling pollution.

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How Sudden is helping people understand about bereavement

How Sudden is helping people understand about bereavement

Bereavement can affect people very differently and like all issues, we need to have a better understanding and more conversation about the topic. In the latest Brake blog, Jack Kushner, who runs the Sudden initiative at Brake, writes about the importance of discussion about sudden bereavement and how the Sudden initiative is helping to inform and engage people.

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