Brake is a road safety charity working with communities and organisations across the UK to stop the tragedy of road deaths and injuries, make streets and communities safer for everyone, and support people bereaved and seriously injured in crashes.
The World Health Organization’s report reveals the extent of worldwide road traffic deaths and highlights which countries are doing the most to improve road safety.
The RAC Foundation carries out research into some of the most important issues affecting road users. Its work is primarily focussed in four main categories: mobility, safety, economics and the environment.
Every year the Government publishes statistics on the number of people killed and injured on Britain’s roads, as well as information on their age, gender and mode of transport.
Road Safety GB aims to raise awareness of safer road user behaviour through training, research and advice. Its publications on road safety are intended to inform and influence public opinion.
Think! is a government programme to encourage safer behaviour and reduce the number of deaths and injuries on the roads. It runs campaigns on a range of topics relating to road safety and produces educational resources.
The Transport Research Laboratory works with organisations to make transport safer, cleaner and more efficient. It publishes its findings about important road safety issues in topics from intelligent transport systems to behavioural science.
Fit to drive
Vision Express has been campaigning for changes to driver eyesight standards since 2015. It often joins with other organisations to raise awareness of the need for regular eye tests in the fight against road crashes.
Environment, health and pollution
Living Streets is a charity that is trying to inspire people to walk more and achieve a better walking environment. It offers advice on how people can campaign for safer, healthier streets for pedestrians.
Sustrans campaigns for more people to start walking or cycling. It aims to develop safer routes for cyclists and pedestrians and highlight the health and environmental benefits of a more active lifestyle.
This Department for Transport study examines the number of people walking and cycling and over time, the health benefits of these forms of transport and factors influencing people’s decision to use them.