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Average speed cameras more effective at slowing vehicles down than traditional single location, fixed ones

Average speed cameras more effective at slowing vehicles down than traditional single location, fixed ones

Press Releases   •   Jun 29, 2018 00:01 BST

Eight in 10 motorists believe average speed cameras are more effective and play a greater role in road safety than traditional cameras that catch speeding drivers in one location, new research has found.

Around five million motorists admit to driving when over the limit

Around five million motorists admit to driving when over the limit

Press Releases   •   Dec 14, 2017 09:15 GMT

New figures suggest millions of drivers are knowingly getting behind the wheel despite being over the limit

Illegal handheld mobile phone use at the wheel still rife

Illegal handheld mobile phone use at the wheel still rife

Press Releases   •   Apr 25, 2016 00:01 BST

Thirteen years after the introduction of the a law forbidding use of a handheld phone at the wheel, new RAC research shows the behaviour is far from being stamped out.

Prosecutions for motorists using a mobile phone at the wheel fall by half in five years

Prosecutions for motorists using a mobile phone at the wheel fall by half in five years

Press Releases   •   Oct 19, 2015 00:01 BST

Fewer motorists are being prosecuted for using their mobile phone while driving than ever before, despite official figures showing a persistent number of drivers still using a phone at the wheel

Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Traffic police numbers cut by 1,279 officers in five years

Press Releases   •   Feb 09, 2015 11:11 GMT

The RAC reports that number of police dedicated to enforcing motoring offences in England and Wales has fallen by an alarming 23% in the last five years.

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Drivers want rest of UK to follow Scotland’s lead by lowering the drink-drive limit

Press Releases   •   Dec 05, 2014 15:38 GMT

Motorists feel different limits are a bad idea that will cause confusion