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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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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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A Guide to Car Tyre Safety

A Guide to Car Tyre Safety

One of the most important aspects of staying safe on the road, is having a road worthy safe vehicle which is properly equipped. One area that some drivers fail on is having the right tyres for the job. In the latest Brake blog, Lewis Baker, who writes for traders-insurance.com, advises us all how to be road safe when in comes to looking after our tyres.

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