October

10.10.2011

The UK driving test: is it tough enough?

A driving instructor reacts to MPs’ suggestion that learner drivers should be subject to a tougher driving test. Would the idea really lead to safer roads?

10.10.2011

Sitting on a back-pain time bomb

Sit-still culture and mis-diagnosis blamed as expert warns how many young Brits face “60 years” of back pain misery

10.10.2011

‘One in 11 drivers’ use smartphone while driving

Road safety charity warns that smart phones and not-so-smart drivers a dangerous combination

10.10.2011

Surgeons highlight plight of ‘forgotten’ emergency patients

High risk of emergency treatment ‘not appreciated’, Royal College of Surgeons claims

10.10.2011

80mph speed limit plan slammed

Road safety expert explains why proposal to raise the motorway speed limit would be “a disaster”