Government Planning To Update Road Signs

“This is the most far-reaching review of traffic signs in 40 years. We are cutting pointless bureaucracy, giving councils more freedoms, and updating our suite of signs for the modern era.”

Read more here:

http://www.dft.gov.uk/news/press-releases/dft-press-20111013a

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Mobile Phone Use While driving

A friend of a friend lost her mother in a road crash last summer due to a lorry driver using his mobile phone whilst driving.

This article includes a video released by the police showing the devastation caused by the inattention of the driver:

Lorry driver sentenced to 6 years imprisonment after being found guilty of death by dangerous driving