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Increased speed enforcement from Monday 25 May

\Police forces across the country will begin two weeks of increased speed enforcement from Monday, focussing on locations where the issue is known to be prevalent. The two-phase operation, led by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), has been timed to coincide with the easing of lockdown travel restrictions. Phase one, which launched on 18 […]

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UKROEd CORONAVIRUS UPDATE

SUSPENSION OF COURSES FROM 20TH MARCH 2020 National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme (NDORS) Important Coronavirus Update                                                                     20th May 2020 As a result of the unprecedented unfolding […]

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Coronavirus – the impact on NDORS courses: Road Safety GB podcast

Listen to Dr Fiona Fylan of UKROEd as she discusses with Edward Seaman of Road Safety GB how coronavirus has impacted the re-educational courses offered to traffic offenders, in particular the development of the new digital National Speed Awareness Course. Listen now

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We are encouraging all road users to help reduce the strain on the emergency services during the coronavirus pandemic by taking extra care when making essential journeys, with support from the Department for Transport’s THINK! campaign. On 23 March, prime minister Boris Johnson announced a series of measures to delay the spread of the virus […]

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The UKROEd E-Book – Find out about UKROEd here!

  UKROEd operates, manages, administers and develops the NDORS Scheme on behalf of the Police Service. Please follow the link to view our new E-Book and find out who we are and what we do.

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UK government to consult on nationwide parking ban

The Government has set out new proposals to tackle pavement parking, with a nationwide ban coming under consideration. Responding to a Transport Committee inquiry, transport minister Grant Shapps acknowledges pavement parking causes ‘very real difficulties’ for many pedestrians, most notably parents and disabled people. The DfT has committed to launch a public consultation on proposals […]

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Teenage racers jailed for girl’s crash death

Two teenagers have been sent to prison for five years after admitting causing the death of a 17-year-old girl as they raced their cars. Olivia Alkir, from Efenechtyd, Denbighshire, died after a two-car crash on the B5105 on 27 June. She was a passenger in a Ford Fiesta which crashed at about 19:30 BST. Thomas […]

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New 20mph speed limits across London

Transport for London (TfL) will be introducing a new 20mph speed limit across five miles of the capital’s roads within the Congestion Charging Zone from today (Monday March 2). A dedicated Metropolitan Police speed enforcement team will target speeding drivers across London from April. Speed is a factor in around 37% of collisions in London […]

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Theory test change ‘more reflective of real-world driving’

The DVSA has announced plans to make the driving theory test more accessible to people with reading or learning difficulties, a move backed by the RAC. Currently, candidates have to read a case study, before answering five related questions. However from 14 April 2020, want-to-be drivers will instead watch a short, silent video clip – […]

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UN officials join call to end ‘scourge’ of preventable deaths

Road traffic accidents take some 1.35 million lives every year and cost most countries three per cent of their gross domestic product, the top UN health official said last week at the Third Global Ministerial Conference On Road Safety in Stockholm, Sweden. The millions of lives lost every year due to road traffic collisions is […]

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