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Top 5 tips for newbie riders

[categories Motorcycles] After getting a motorcycle licence things can sometimes spiral out of control if you are not careful; from the costs of the bike to the actual kit. The one thing that remains priceless and you do not want to risk is your life. This week’s tips give advice to new riders from IAM […]

Volvo cars Europe to signal each other of road hazards

[categories Technology] Volvo Cars is making its ground-breaking, industry-first connected safety technology available across Europe as another step in its ambitions to improve traffic safety. The technology allows Volvo cars to communicate with each other and alert drivers of nearby slippery road conditions and hazards via a cloud-based network. Hazard Light Alert and Slippery Road […]

Pledge your support for #DontStreamAndDrive Day

[categories Driving] Road safety organisation GEM Motoring Assist is offering its support for the latest #dontstreamanddrive day, which takes place on Tuesday 16 April. It’s a worthy cause highlighting the risk posed by drivers who choose to ‘live-stream’ their journeys using hand-held mobile phones. GEM road safety officer Neil Worth said it was hard to […]

Potholes: Lessons learnt and future solutions

[categories Tips & Tricks] When it comes to delivering transport solutions for the future, zero emissions electric vehicles and all manner of technical innovations spring to mind. Few people, though, will think about how improvements to the road surfaces themselves can effect real change. Michael McHale, Pavement Engineering Lead at TRL gives his opinion. The […]
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