Did you know that 9 people are killed every day a result of distracted driving?
In the UK, it's illegal for people to hold a cell phone while they're in the process of driving a vehicle. If they get caught doing it, they can be fined £200 and given 6 penalty points, and in some cases, they can even lose their license.
Establishing Liability For Collisions Involving Highly Automated Vehicles By Dr. Nick Reed.
The USA seems to be taking the lead in educating their young drivers in road safety. Young drivers are now required to stay on a learner licence for at least six months – which in turn has been found by the University of Michigan to reduce the number of fatal crashes.
The Govenors Highway Safety Association is now recommending that there should be more speed cameras and stronger night time restrictions which will reduce speed related crashes in their teenage population.
We recently attended Fleet 21 Conference where we ran our game that demonstrates how distracted people get when using their mobile phones. We had some great results…
Romex World, an innovative technology company specialising in workforce management solutions has released a video highlighting the dangers of driver distraction. Put together by Inside Consultants, the video demonstrates a number of facts and figures that have come to light in recent press stories.
We recently attended the Brake's Fleet Safety Conference in Solihull and had a really great time meeting a number of other sponsors and most importantly supporters of their National Road Safety Campaign.
We were delighted to see that two mainstream TV programmes have recently featured the risks involved with using a phone whilst driving. The One Show uncovered some scary statistics facts about driver distraction whilst monitoring a roadside for just half an hour.
Did you know?