8 Changes to The Highway Code from 29th January 2022

Rules for all types of road users have been updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses.From:Department for Transport and Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency Applies to England, Scotland and WalesGuidance for Northern Ireland The changes follow a public consultation on a review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for people walking, cycling and riding horses. It ran from July to October 2020, and received more than 20,000 responses from the public, businesses and other organisations. Most people who responded were in favour of all the changes. The changes were made to The … Continue reading 8 Changes to The Highway Code from 29th January 2022

Speed Camera Transparency

Full information about speed cameras will be published by local authorities and the police for the first time, Road Safety Minister Mike Penning announced today. Figures showing the numbers of accidents and casualties at camera sites – both before and after cameras were installed – will be published by local authorities. And police forces will publish the number of speeding prosecutions arising from each camera in their area, as well as force-wide information about whether offenders are fined, complete a speed awareness course or are taken to court. Mike Penning said: “We want to improve accountability and make sure that … Continue reading Speed Camera Transparency