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World Day of Remembrance for crash victims

November 17th is the World Day of Remembrance for crash victims. RoadPeace would like to invite you to attend a service for the World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims which is to be held at St James’s Church, Piccadilly, on Sunday 17th November at 2.30pm – 4.00pm. Join us in London @StJPiccadilly at 2.30pm on Sunday 17th November…

Cameras to catch drivers using mobile phones

A new type of roadside camera that catches drivers using a mobile phone behind the wheel has been launched by police in the Netherlands. During 18 months of testing, the system used so-called ‘machine learning’ to distinguish between a driver holding a phone and other objects. The cameras have now been installed at two locations in the Netherlands – the…

Pavement parking inaction by Government is slammed by Transport Committee

We find it profoundly regrettable that the Government has taken so long to take any action to deal with pavement parking. So says a recent report  by the parliament’s Transport Committee – a body appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration, and policy of the Department for Transport. Their frustration is understandable. Fours years ago the…

Police drone to target speeding motorists

A new police drone will take to the skies above London later this month to help collar speeding drivers – the first time such tech has been used to target dangerous motorists in Britain. Once a dangerous driver has been spotted by the drone, which is equipped with a night-vision camera, officers in traffic cars will intercept the offender. According…

Get European motorcycle breakdown cover …and go

Whatever size of motorcycle you ride, continental Europe promises drier, smoother and emptier roads than those here in Britain. Don’t make the mistake of thinking you need a big multi-cylinder machine to explore the roads of Europe. Just make certain you have European motorcycle breakdown cover and off you go. After all, in the 1960s scooter riders thought nothing of…