Road safety

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The six ages of driving – or how I went from heroin alley speed junkie to terrified city motorist | Brigid Delaney
One driving instructor told me he’d driven with murderers who were safer than me

Brigid Delaney

14, Oct, 2021 @4:30 PM

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Councils fear gritter driver shortage this winter
Constrictions on road de-icing could follow those affecting bus and bin collection services

Gwyn Topham

11, Oct, 2021 @5:02 PM

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Florida Tesla crash which killed two will be investigated by federal board
The Model 3 left the road near a residential intersection, collided with a tree and burst into flames, killing a man and a woman

Edward Helmore and agencies

18, Sep, 2021 @9:01 PM

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Hospital calls for action to stop cyclist deaths at notorious London junction
Colleagues of Dr Marta Krawiec, who was killed while riding to work, say urgent safety work is needed

Peter Walker

02, Sep, 2021 @1:37 PM

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Two critical and 17 others in hospital after head-on crash between bus and car in Queensland
Two patients had to be airlifted and both drivers were trapped after the crash near Tamborine

Guardian staff

15, Aug, 2021 @6:20 AM

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UK drivers want lower wet-weather motorway speed limit, finds poll
More than 70% of drivers in RAC survey wanted 70mph limit lowered in slippery conditions

Harry Taylor

31, Jul, 2021 @11:26 AM

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Hastily abandoned low-traffic schemes could cost councils funding
Transport minister warns local authorities not to remove cycle lanes or other reduction measures without evidence of their failure

Peter Walker Political correspondent

30, Jul, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Low-traffic schemes halve number of road injuries, study shows
Research on police data for London neighbourhoods finds greatest reduction in injury rates among pedestrians and people in cars

Peter Walker

23, Jul, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Cyclist fatalities on British roads rose by 40% in 2020, says DfT
AA says increase revealed in official figures is ‘staggering’, as cycling groups blame dangerous driving

Peter Walker

24, Jun, 2021 @3:58 PM

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Paris police search for two e-scooter riders after pedestrian killed
Italian woman walking along Seine suffered head injury after collision with two women on electric scooter

Kim Willsher in Paris

19, Jun, 2021 @11:40 AM

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What were some of the collateral effects of lockdowns? | David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters
Hospital waiting lists rose, but traffic accidents fell – Covid-19’s consequences will emerge in time, but it’s not all quantifiable
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David Spiegelhalter and Anthony Masters

13, Jun, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Pollutionwatch: time to rethink London’s red routes
In many cities around the world, major roads have been restructured to ease air pollution

Gary Fuller

04, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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