International News - June 2017

Drivers admit to having accidents after taking hayfever medication

One in 25 drivers with hayfever admit to having an accident as a result of driving after taking medication to fight their allergies, according to a new report.

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Work related crashes are a major factor in the EU

Work-related crashes account for up to 40% of road deaths in Europe. This is the finding of research by the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC). The findings come as safety gains on Europe’s...

Vehicle tracking vs. vehicle recovery: Do you know the difference?

Cape Town - Road safety is a topic that has been covered extensively over the years and with new and improved automotive technology, road safety has become an important part of everyone’s lives,...

Ford instills safety driving in students

FORD Middle East and Al Jazirah Vehicles Agencies Co., the importer-dealer for the Ford and Lincoln brands in the Kingdom, this year partnered with King Saud University, Riyadh, and King Abdulaziz...

UK drivers least likely to use their phones, notes Aviva survey

A survey of drivers in 13 countries found that UK drivers are least likely to say that they have used a phone while driving.

Just over 10,000 drivers in Europe, North America and Asia were...

More pensioners caught drink-driving because they 'think they can still drive safely', AA warns

More elderly people are getting caught for drink-driving because they believe they can still drive safely when drunk.

New figures suggest that pensioners are still getting behind the wheel...

Nigeria to subject serious traffic offenders to psychiatric tests

Nigeria is gearing towards the implementation of a proposed psychiatric examination for serious traffic offenders in the country.

A head of the country’s road safety body, Dr Boboye Oyeyemi...

Manpower Ministry steps up checks on vehicular safety practices at workplaces

SINGAPORE: The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is stepping up enforcement measures on vehicular safety at workplaces after 287 vehicular work injuries were recorded in the first five months of the year...

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