THE FATAL FIVE: NO. 1 SPEED

 The difference of a few miles per hour can mean the difference between life and death. The faster someone is driving, the less time they have to stop if something unexpected happens. Between April to June 2017; 7050 people were killed or seriously injured on UK roads. In the UK the law is that you […]

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THE POWER OF SECONDS

  It takes a split-second lapse in concentration to cause an accident. The average response time for a driver to respond and react to an unexpected situation is 1.5 seconds provided they are paying full attention to the road. Stopping distances vary with speed but, based on a speed of 60mph, a driver can be […]

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NEW CALL FOR TOUGHER SENTENCES FOR DRIVERS WHO CAUSE FATALITIES WHEN COMMITING A DRIVING OFFENCE

    Road Safety Charity Brake have launched a new campaign “Roads to Justice” which aims to call the government to; introduce tougher charges and penalties for driving offences, invest in road traffic police and provide specialist support for families who had their lives torn apart, been bereaved or suffered following road traffic accidents resulting […]

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Thought of the day 

Something non legal related but a small thought for the day. Time with family outside the immediate household is now limited; not because we want it to be or that be don’t care but for most of us because the pressures of modern life no longer allow it.   Once study and commute are factored […]

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Strength is overcoming the things you once couldn’t achieve – The benefits of exercise in rehabilitation 

   It is not unusual for people with an acquired disability to feel overwhelmed when considering where to start  in terms of engaging in or returning exercise and sport. Some see their disability as a barrier. It shouldn’t be.  Being active, joining a gym and engaging in a form of exercise provides an opportunity to […]

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