Monthly Archives: November 2016

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Funding Package Released For UK’s Most Dangerous Road

The A285 in West Sussex – known as Britain’s most dangerous A road – is set to be upgraded thanks to a £1 million investment from the government. Read more Figures from the Road Safety Foundation and insurer Ageas show that the stretch of tarmac, which winds very steeply, saw 23 fatal and serious injury crashes take place between 2012 and 2014, with motorcyclists making Read More →

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Church Seeks Permission For New Signs And Fence

A church in Bournemouth has submitted a planning application for a new fence, as well as new signage to make it easier for people to find it. The Bournemouth Echo reported that the Corpus Christi Church in St James Square in the Boscombe area of the town has requested permission to double the height of its fence, from 0.9m high to 1.8m high in a Read More →

Broken Signage To Blame For Road Traffic Accidents

When used correctly, directional signage can help road users and pedestrians stay safe on their journeys. However, recent findings show they can also account for many injuries when not properly maintained. Analysis of road traffic data from the Department for Transport (DfT) showed 36 motoring injuries have occurred in Hull and East Riding since 2010 due to broken road signs, markings and traffic lights, the Read More →

Toys ‘R’ Us Announces Autism-Friendly Shopping Event

Retailer Toys ‘R’ Us has revealed it will host a special Christmas shopping event for children with autism. Stores around the UK will take a number of steps to make them less stressful environments for children with the condition, such as by dimming the lights, reducing the use of fluorescent lighting where possible and introducing autism-friendly signage boards designed to provide a more calming influence. Read More →