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Road Safety inquiry


Despite a reduction of more than 40 percent in the number of fatal road collisions during the years 2007-2012, the figures have plateaued, with no reduction in the past five years. The Transport Committee launched an inquiry into road safety in March 2019, and has published more than one hundred pieces of written evidence covering a wide range of issues from drink drive limits, to the rules which apply to new and novice drivers, and the safety of roadside rescue and recovery workers.

The Committee will now embark on a series of evidence sessions and short inquiries exploring different areas of road safety where the Department for Transport could make a difference.

Inquiries in this series are:

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Please note: The Transport Committee examines policy issues relating to the Department for Transport and its associated bodies. It is unable to investigate, or adjudicate on, individual cases.

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  • Address: Transport Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA/ Twitter: @TransportCttee