The report Making Road Safety Pay makes seven key recommendations which aim to change the national focus on road safety over the next decade.
This report tracks which roads have improved, and those with persistent and unacceptable high risks. It highlights roads where authorities have taken effective action. On 15 stretches of roads, low cost action has reduced serious crashes by 80% worth a staggering £0.4bn to the economy.
This report details the safety levels, stretch by stretch, being achieved on 45,000kms of motorways and A roads – the network on which half of Britain’s road deaths are concentrated. It shows the most improved roads where some authorities have engineered safer routes with high returns. For the first time, the report identifies busy high […]
The government has proposed raising the motorway speed limit to 80mph. This report looks at the evidence, including fresh analysis of the Foundation’s unique crash and engineering data and finds that currently motorways do not provide enough protection to drivers and car occupants to consider raising the speed limit. It outlines the negative economic effects […]
Simple Measures Save Lives details the challenges and success stories in reducing the most serious crashes. It underlines the importance of designing out hidden surprises with self-explaining and forgiving roads. It shows how affordable investment in simple measures has made major contributions in achieving the best possible safety standards. Just 1% of Britain’s roads have […]
Road crashes bring misery for tens of thousands of families each year when a loved one is involved in a serious road crash. But road crashes also cost money – up to GBP30bn annually or 2.3% of GDP. This report reviews the costs that fall on families, carers, NHS, emergency services and businesses. Saving Lives, […]
British EuroRAP Results 2010: Saving lives for less, identifying the network on which Britain’s road deaths are concentratedJames Bradford
This report provides the most comprehensive analysis of its type anywhere in the world. It shows not only that Britain can reduce road deaths and serious injuries, but that we can do so with high economic returns by targeting a relatively small mileage of high risk roads. This report shows that 50% of road deaths […]