The London Road Safety Council (LRSC) is supporting Project EDWARD 2017 and is encouraging boroughs across the capital to do the same.
Image: Fergus Burnett Cllr Melvin Collins, the LRSC representative for Hounslow, explains how his borough has followed up the car seat/charity shop issue, recently brought up by Cllr Val Clark.
A driver who failed to stop for one of the London Borough of Bexley’s school crossing patrols has been given eight penalty points on his driving licence and ordered to pay a total of £525.
Hounslow Council is aiming to encourage residents to use two wheels for short trips by providing more accessible parking facilities for cyclists.
Transport for London (TfL) has announced that it is to trial new technologies, including autonomous emergency braking (AEB), on its buses.
TfL has temporarily withdrawn the Children’s Traffic Club London road safety campaign after complaints about a young Muslim girl wearing a hijab who features in the campaign resources.
One of the oldest courier companies in the UK is teaming up with Hövding – the ‘world’s first airbag for cyclists’ – to make its employees ‘the best protected in London’.
Virtual speed bumps are being used to discourage drivers from speeding on London roads (The Mirror).
The next phase of the Greenwich-based GATEway project – an open public trial of driverless pods – will get underway this autumn.
Good Egg Safety is encouraging parents from across the Capital to watch a new video produced to highlight common ‘routing’ problems, which it says could endanger the lives of young children being carried in car seats.