MOBILE PHONES – New research on voice activated systems

In 2002 the U.K.’s Transport Research Laboratory found that drivers talking on a hands-free set reacted more slowly than those who were just over the drunken-driving limit. Three years later an Australian study found drivers using phones hands-free or hand-held were four times as likely to crash as those not on the phone. In 2008 […]

City of London Agrees Total 20mph Limits for All Roads

The City of London today voted for a 20mph limit for all roads. The square mile’s landmark vote will raise safety and the quality of life for thousands working in, or visiting, London’s financial hub. The City of London’s full Court of Common Council today (12th September) voted for an area wide 20mph to  protect […]

Black boxes in cars

Should black boxes be mandatory in young drivers’ cars? According to a survey, 46% of parents would like black boxes to be installed in the cars of drivers under the age of 25, tracking speeding and driving style. Would you welcome such a measure?