Scottish Road Safety Blogs

Triumph over Injury

Triumph over Injury - Taking on the #FatalFour. Just over a decade ago Angela McShane’s life was changed forever after she was seriously injured in a collision with an intoxicated driver.

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Rising to the challenge - climate change and transport

Any serious strategic planning for public policy done by government, businesses or NGOs must take into consideration the impact of climate change.

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Country roads don't always take you home

Country roads don't always take you home. Most people’s driving experience has been quite different over the last few weeks. Not commuting for work has almost eliminated motorway driving from my routine. I use my knowledge of the local area..., but I have learnt to expect the unexpected.

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Building Back Better

Everybody’s experience of lockdown will indeed be different, however for us drivers, an abiding memory may well be empty roads! This is an opportunity to build road safety back, better than it was before and are many threads available to be developed.

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Don't Sleep On It

Excessive sleepiness (ES) is the main focus of DVLA concern with people diagnosed with Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA), a condition in which sufferers experience significant periods of not breathing while they are asleep due to airway obstruction.

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Use your voice: Scotland’s Road Safety Framework

Transport Scotland have launched ‘Together, Making Scotland’s Roads Safer’ a consultation that gives you the opportunity to have your say as Scotland’s Road Safety Framework to 2030 is shaped.

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Road Safety: a skill for life

Road Safety: A skill for life. At different points in your life you need different skills.However, one skill that you will need for the foreseeable future is the ability to stay safe on the road.Road

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Wanted: new thinking for road safety

Wanted: New thinking for road safety. Starting with a blank sheet of paper to write a national road safety strategy for Scotland might on the face of it sound ideal. You could rub out everything that’s

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