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Governments across EU urged to up game on safety

1 month ago / 0 comments

The number of road deaths in the European Union fell 2% last year but much more work is needed by Member States to ensure EU targets are met.

2018 PRAISE Awards to recognise fleet safety achievements

4 months ago / 0 comments

Entries are now open for the 2018 PRAISE Awards, which will recognise European fleets at the forefront of road safety.

Vans, lorries and buses should come with standard alcohol interlocks, says new report

5 months ago / 0 comments

Alcohol interlocks should be mandatory in all new professional vehicles and retrofitted to cars used by repeat drink-driving offenders.

MEPs advance plans for new car safety tech to be mandatory

9 months ago / 0 comments

The European Parliament’s Transport Committee has called for new European Commission legislation to be implemented to make a range of life-saving technologies mandatory.

Applications for 2017 PRAISE Awards and Conference open

1 year ago / 0 comments

Fleets can now enter this year’s PRAISE awards, which will recognise those companies are the forefront of fleet safety.

Up to 40% of road deaths in Europe are work-related, new research suggests

1 year ago / 0 comments

Employers, national governments and the EU are being urged to take action to tackle work-related road risk, as latest estimates suggest that up to 40% of all road deaths in Europe are work-related.

EU sets long-awaited target to reduce serious road injuries

1 year ago / 0 comments

European Union transport ministers have formally agreed a target of halving the number of people seriously injured on EU roads by 2030 from their 2020 level.

EU urged to revise minimum safety standards for new vehicles

1 year ago / 0 comments

Actions including revising minimum safety standards for new vehicles and improving infrastructure safety on the network could help reduce deaths in single motor vehicle collisions (SVCs) in the EU.

Urgent action needed to meet EU road safety targets

1 year ago / 0 comments

EU road safety stakeholders, including national and local authorities, are being urged to take bold action to ensure targets to halve road fatalities are met.

Report backs calls for EU target to reduce serious road injuries

2 years ago / 0 comments

Calls for the EU to set a target on reducing the number of people seriously injured in road collisions have been backed up by newly published research carried out for the European Commission.

Carmakers urged to install full Intelligent Speed Assistance on new models

2 years ago / 0 comments

Implementing technology which actively prevents drivers from speeding could save significantly more lives.