Brake

8,000 drivers caught using mobiles in one week

23/01/2017

Almost 8,000 drivers were caught using a mobile phone behind the wheel during a police crackdown in November.  

Brake calls for investment in road policing

28/09/2016

New figures show a drop of almost 40% in the number of people caught using phones behind the wheel, with road safety charity Brake calling for urgent investment in road policing.

Brake calls for ban on hands-free phones

08/06/2016

New research has found driving while talking on a hands-free phone can be just as distracting as talking on a hand-held mobile.

Survey reveals extent of risky overtaking

22/05/2015

A survey carried out by road safety charity Brake and Direct Line Insurance has revealed that risky overtaking forces one in seven drivers to take evasive action.

Risky tailgating and speeding rife on UK motorways

22/05/2014

Six in 10 UK drivers own up to risky tailgating (57%) and a similar proportion break the limit by 10mph or more (60%) on motorways and 70mph dual carriageways, a survey by Brake and Direct Line reveals.

Overwhelming public support for 20mph limits

02/04/2014

A survey carried out by road safety charity Brake shows that eight in 10 people (78%) think 20mph should be the normal speed limit around schools, on residential streets, and in village, town and city centres.

Brake wants ban on use of hands-free phones

18/11/2013

Road safety charity Brake wants the Government to extend the ban on using hand-held mobiles at the wheel to hands-free phones.

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