Road safety

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Police looking into Sunak’s failure to wear a seatbelt
No 10 says PM ‘fully accepts mistake’ as Lancashire Constabulary say they are making inquiries

Kevin Rawlinson and agency

19, Jan, 2023 @9:01 PM

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‘Undermine our road safety’: promised rewards for ‘safe’ NSW drivers criticised by experts
Labor and the Coalition promise to ease penalties for ‘low-level’ offences if they win the state election

Tamsin Rose

18, Jan, 2023 @7:26 AM

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‘Motonormativity’: Britons more accepting of driving-related risk
Allowance made for dangers that would not be accepted in other parts of life, finds study with potentially major policy implications

Peter Walker

17, Jan, 2023 @6:00 AM

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Amsterdam calls for crackdown on menace of souped-up e-bikes
Demon young riders speeding at 40kph are making the Dutch city’s once cycle-friendly streets dangerous – and the problem is spreading

Senay Boztas in Amsterdam

14, Jan, 2023 @4:00 PM

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After their baby was killed by a car crash, parents aim to end road deaths
The Louis Thorold Foundation, which was set up by Rachael and Chris in memory of their son, campaigns for safer roads

Libby Brooks

12, Jan, 2023 @2:19 PM

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Thai police offer cash prizes for videos of worst road violations
Effort to reduce new year collisions has been criticised for encouraging drivers to film others or stage violations

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

29, Dec, 2022 @1:52 PM

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Digested week: give me The White Lotus over Harry and Meghan any day | John Crace
I lasted two episodes of the royal couple’s series before bailing out. Turns out I’m just not that interested

John Crace

16, Dec, 2022 @11:20 AM

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Sydney bus driver, 74, charged over death of elderly pedestrian
Female pedestrian, also 74, died after being struck in Sydney’s CBD on Wednesday with bus driver on dangerous driving occasioning death charge

Mostafa Rachwani

15, Dec, 2022 @2:23 AM

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Harry Dunn family to press for road safety training call at inquest
Family want coroner to recommend requirement for US personnel at bases in Britain to receive training

Ben Quinn

10, Dec, 2022 @7:00 AM

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National Highways strike: how England’s motorists face a tougher trip this Christmas
Road control room staff and traffic officers with the PCS union plan 12 days of action. Here is everything you need to know

Joe Middleton

09, Dec, 2022 @2:20 PM

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Anger at ‘irresponsible’ Christmas sales of e-scooters banned on UK roads
Big-name retailers are marketing the popular mode of transport, despite use of privately owned models being banned in public places

Jon Ungoed-Thomas

03, Dec, 2022 @2:04 PM

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Locals call for rebuilding of bridges around flooded NSW town of Moulamein
Murray River Council removed dozens of bridges on floodplain over last 30 years, but locals say recent flooding shows they are needed

Fleur Connick

02, Dec, 2022 @7:00 PM

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