AVZ Blog (Feb 22) – The Future of Roads Policing Report: AVZ response

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here Key points New report by The Police Foundation Calls for the Home Office to adopt roads policing as a Strategic Policing Requirement.Advocates adopting Vision Zero with police aiming for zero road deaths.Recommends closer collaboration, including with third sector. The Future of Roads Policing On the 10th …

AVZ Blog (Jan22) Getting unsafe drivers off our roads with license suspensions

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here AVZ Blog (Jan22) Getting unsafe drivers off our roads with license suspensions On Monday 10th January, MPs debated whether police should have the power to suspend driving licenses. This was a Westminster Hall debate triggered by the huge public support for this change. Over 104,000 people …

AVZ Blog (July 2021) 2010-2020: A lost decade in reducing casualties on UK roads.

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here The lack of progress in reducing road casualties on Britain’s roads over the past decade is now all too clear. With the publication of the latest European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) report on road casualties across 32 countries[1], we now have a sense of just how …

AVZ Blog (June 2021) Driving bans – underused and inconsistent

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here We know that active travel increased last year as did extreme speeding, with the Department for Transport (DfT) monitoring the former and police reporting the latter. And the DfT announced last week that cyclist deaths had jumped very substantially – by 40% (from 100 to 140 …