Car smoking ban now in force In England and Wales, it is now illegal to smoke in a car carrying children. The much-debated law came into force on 1st October 2015. It’s designed to protect children from the harmful effects of secondhand tobacco smoke. If caught, both the driver and anyone else smoking in the
Belfast youngsters experience mock car crash A mock car crash was staged in Belfast city centre, forming part of a new road safety campaign. The reconstruction, targeted at young people, was part of Belfast Policing and Community Safety Partnership’s annual Road Safety Roadshow and took place on Wednesday 30 September and Thursday 1 October 2015.
Mid-air button operation a possibility for car infotainment systems Cool technology news for you gadget lovers. In the not too distant future you might be able to control things like your in-car sat nav and stereo by moving your hand in mid air! With more and more new cars coming fitted with touch screen infotainment
Stickers in the name of road safety A new indirect road safety campaign has been launched that aims to encourage a change in driver behaviour. Project Pictogram is a communication initiative that will see a set of stickers attached to the back of fleet, business and community vehicles across the country. Reported by Road Safety
Young people more likely to use mobile phones while driving There are a number of facts and figures relating to how safe young drivers are on the road. The road safety charity Brake says that drivers aged 17-24 years old are at a much higher risk of crashing than older drivers, with figures from the
Young driver campaign launched in North Yorkshire North Yorkshire has the most rural road accident deaths in England. It was reported by ITV that in 2013 there were 51 deaths in North Yorkshire and the city of York, and 86% of those deaths were on rural roads. The Gazette & Herald has reported that between