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Updated on: July 26, 2022

Will you #RunForRoadPeace

RoadPeace has 5 places in the Royal Parks Half Marathon, which is taking place on Sunday 9th October 2022, and…

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Updated on: June 24, 2022

Remain & Report

There are a number of families within our West Midlands support group who have had loved ones killed in ‘hit-and-run’…

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Updated on: July 20, 2022

Team Townend Challenge 2022

RoadPeace is honoured to be the nominated  charity for the Team Townend Challenge in memory of Christian and Niggy. Thank…

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Updated on: April 4, 2022

The Grief Trail Project Event

When: Sunday September 18th 2022 at Snowdonia National Park, North Wales Distance: 10.5 mile (17km) guided hike About this event:…

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Updated on: March 8, 2022

International Women’s Day 2022

To all our members who are: Mothers, sisters, daughters, wives, partners, granddaughters, grandmothers, aunts, cousins and friends, who have suffered…

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Updated on: March 2, 2022

RoadPeace is Recruiting!

RoadPeace has an exciting opportunity for an Office and Finance Administrator to join our small staff team in Brixton, South…

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Updated on: February 25, 2022

Working with Ince

Thank you to Ince, a member of our amazing legal panel. Ince is an international professional services firm, offering legal,…

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Updated on: November 21, 2021

RoadPeace online WDR service

Our World Day of Remembrance Service for Road Traffic Victims is now available to watch online.  You can view it…

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Updated on: November 12, 2021

RoadPeace is recruiting

RoadPeace has an exciting opportunity for two compassionate individuals to join the team and make a significant difference to our…

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Updated on: October 12, 2021

APIL Board Vacancy

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) are looking to hire a lay executive committee member to their board. Read…

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Updated on: September 30, 2021

DCS Andy Cox podcast

DCS Andy Cox speaks to the road.cc Podcast on the need for widespread culture change on our roads, why he…

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Updated on: July 22, 2021

Covid-19 Update

The safety and wellbeing of all our members, volunteers and staff is a priority at RoadPeace, and as such we have taken the decision to keep…

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Updated on: July 13, 2021

We can make change happen

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: June 30, 2021

Police and Crime Plans

Action Vision Zero, 20s Plenty, RoadPeace and a coalition of campaign groups came together to develop a manifesto for the…

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Updated on: June 16, 2021

Coroner Inquiry

Recommendations from the Justice Committee’s Coroner Inquiry set to improve experiences of bereaved families   On 8 July 2020, the…

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Updated on: June 16, 2021

RoadPeace is recruiting

RoadPeace is recruiting for a Victim Care Coordinator, to be based in West Mercia. This role is being advertised on…

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Updated on: June 12, 2021

Rural roads

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: June 10, 2021

Will you #RunforRoadPeace in 2021?

Will you #RunforRoadPeace in 2021 and help us kick-start our community fundraising after lockdown, helping us to raise much needed funds to…

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Updated on: May 11, 2021

New Project for West Mercia

Thanks to support from the West Mercia Police and Crime Commissioner, RoadPeace is launching a range of support services for…

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Updated on: May 10, 2021

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: April 14, 2021

Pedestrian Pavement Deaths

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: March 24, 2021

Join our Strava club

RoadPeace now has a club on Strava. Strava is an online platform that allows users to track a variety of exercise activities,…

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Updated on: March 23, 2021

Good Grief festival returns

The Good Grief Festival returns online this March (27th and 28th), with a programme of over 40 free events and…

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Updated on: March 19, 2021

Sudden Bereavement Charter

RoadPeace is one of a number of organisations that has signed up to the Sudden Bereavement Charter. The Sudden Bereavement…

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Updated on: March 5, 2021

Women Campaigning for Justice

This year, on International Women’s Day, RoadPeace, the national charity for road crash victims, is celebrating decades of tireless work…

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Updated on: February 25, 2021

Tyred Campaign Success

On 10th September 2012, Michael Molloy aged 18, Kerry Ogden aged 23 and Colin Daulby aged 63 were killed after…

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Updated on: February 25, 2021

London Mayoral Manifesto 2021

RoadPeace have published a manifesto with asks for London mayoral candidates. Elections are this May, delayed from last year due…

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Updated on: January 28, 2021

PACTS Drink Drive Report

The below press release by PACTS on their new report, outlines what more government needs to do to tackle drink…

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Updated on: January 28, 2021

PCC Election Campaign

PCC Elections 2021 Act on Road Danger: A Manifesto for Change A coalition of campaign groups have come together to…

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Updated on: January 28, 2021

Rebuilding Shattered Lives

The Association of Personal Injury Lawyers (APIL) has launched a campaign “Rebuilding Shattered Lives”.     The campaign highlights the…

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Updated on: January 28, 2021

Policing and Public Trust

A new book, Policing and Public Trust – Exposing the Inner Uniform, by Eccy De Jonge, has been published.  …

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Updated on: December 18, 2020

RoadPeace is recruiting

RoadPeace is recruiting for three new roles to join our small busy team. All three roles are being advertised on…

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Updated on: December 14, 2020

January bereavement hike

Start 2021 with a guided hike along the Brampton Valley Way in Northampton. This easy, flat, 7 mile hike is…

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Updated on: November 25, 2020

Reducing Road Danger Webinars

Last month RoadPeace held two webinars with Road Danger Reduction Forum. These events built on the experience of initiatives in…

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Updated on: November 23, 2020

Streets for children

(Image: Sam Williams @play_future) John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace…

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Updated on: November 12, 2020

Liverpool WDR service

A virtual service to remember those who have died or been injured on our roads will be held in Liverpool…

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Updated on: November 5, 2020

West Midlands WDR Service

A message from Lucy Harrison and Jane Evans, West Midlands Group Coordinators, about the West Midlands World Day of Remembrance…

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Updated on: October 29, 2020

Get involved in WDR

Please get involved in World Day of Remembrance this year to commemorate the lives of the 1.27 million people who…

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Updated on: October 29, 2020

RoadPeace Christmas cards

We are excited to share our new Christmas card designs with you. They have all been painted by RoadPeace Chair…

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Updated on: October 26, 2020

Radd Seiger joins the Board

Spokesperson for Harry Dunn’s family Radd Seiger joins the Board of RoadPeace, the national crash victims charity   Radd will…

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Updated on: October 23, 2020

25 years of WDR

World day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims is taking place on Sunday 15th November. This year we are commemorating…

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Updated on: September 22, 2020

But do they reduce danger?

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: September 7, 2020

CLOCS works

RoadPeace has launched a campaign to get local authorities to sign up to CLOCS and reduce the risk that construction…

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Updated on: September 3, 2020

Have your say: Roads Policing

The Association of Police and Crime Commissioners has opened a survey for the public, to understand perception of roads policing…

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Updated on: September 2, 2020

Grief campaign

    A thought-provoking animation film has been launched to highlight the impact of grief and the support that is available in…

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Updated on: August 13, 2020

IPPR injury prevention report

The Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is calling on the Government to reduce car use by expanding and electrifying…

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Updated on: July 15, 2020

Terror on our roads

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: July 6, 2020

Healthy Streets Scorecard

Progress on making London’s streets healthy and safe far too slow to meet Mayor’s own targets, say transport campaigners as…

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Updated on: July 3, 2020

Escooters

E-scooters: some bad, some good… but what happens when there’s a crash?    RoadPeace ‘cautiously supportive’ of legalisation of private…

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Updated on: June 25, 2020

Graduated Driving License

Would your loved one’s death have been prevented if government had introduced Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) back in 2014?  …

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Updated on: June 24, 2020

Speed limiters

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: June 23, 2020

AGM 2020

A huge thank you to all of our members who attended our AGM on Friday 19th June. As apprehensive as…

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Updated on: June 11, 2020

VRU Training for HGV Drivers

Fleet Source hails vital step forward from DVSA on Vulnerable Road User training Leading driver training provider Fleet Source has…

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Updated on: May 28, 2020

Dominic Cummings

We at RoadPeace are reeling from the comments made by Michael Gove and Dominic Cummings’ actions. The news broke earlier…

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Updated on: May 28, 2020

Victims’ Code Consultation

The consultation on the Victims’ Code of Practice closes at midnight tonight. It’s a real opportunity to improve the way…

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Updated on: May 18, 2020

RoadPeace AGM

Our AGM is taking place as planned on Friday 19th June at 3pm, but online via Zoom. We hope you…

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Updated on: May 13, 2020

Cars and lockdown

John Stewart (who is a key campaigner for the Stop Heathrow’s 3rd runway campaign) became RoadPeace Chair in late 1996….

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Updated on: April 8, 2020

NGOs Road Safety Statement

GLOBAL ALLIANCE OF NGOs FOR ROAD SAFETY COVID-19 NGO ROAD SAFETY STATEMENT: We stand in unity with our citizens and…

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Updated on: December 16, 2021

RoadPeace Covid-19 update

In these worrying and uncertain times, we wanted to let you know that RoadPeace is still here for you to…

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Updated on: March 18, 2020

Merseyside campaign success

Cheshire West and Chester Council and the campaign group for safety on the A540, Action45Zero, are working together on design…

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Updated on: March 16, 2020

Ongoing RoadPeace support

We just wanted to let you know that we’re still operating as usual here at RoadPeace. If you need support,…

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Updated on: February 26, 2020

London Mayoral Manifesto

As part of RoadPeace’s London Traffic Justice project, we have published a manifesto with asks for London mayoral candidates. Elections…

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Updated on: February 26, 2020

Traffic Reduction

RoadPeace member and campaigner for 20s Plenty, Anna Semlyen, talks about the importance of traffic reduction and how it impacts…

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Updated on: February 17, 2020

Pedestrian pavement deaths

    548 pedestrians were killed by drivers in the supposed safe haven of pavements or verges in the last…

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Updated on: January 15, 2020

A speech to remember

Last November, MP Preet Kaur Gill spoke at RoadPeace West Midlands’ World Day of Remembrance service. The event was an…

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Updated on: January 9, 2020

#ReadyfortheRoad

RoadPeace member, Neha Santasalo, launches #ReadyfortheRoad initiative to encourage safer winter driving in partnership with the Met.   “I think…

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Updated on: December 2, 2019

World Day of Remembrance 2019

Sunday 17th November marked the World Day of Remembrance for Crash Victims. Services up and down the country were held…

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Updated on: December 2, 2019

A Cold Christmas

L to R: Ray’s grandfather (Fred), Ray, Ray’s grandmother (Kitty), Ray’s mother (Margaret) and sister (Susan) during their last year…

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Updated on: December 2, 2019

Befriender Group Supervision

Last Wednesday, we held our Befriender group supervision at the Slater and Gordon offices in London. Slater & Gordon kindly…

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Updated on: October 31, 2019

Safer lorries for London

RoadPeace are thrilled that Transport for London and the Mayor have launched their Direct Vision Standard Safety Permit Scheme. In…

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Updated on: October 15, 2019

Justice done?

“Used vehicle as a weapon” This is how the judge described the actions of Mr. Choonka at his sentencing yesterday….

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Updated on: October 14, 2019

Life saving TXA

Great news has just been published. Tranexamic acid (TXA) has been proven effective at reducing deaths from head injuries by…

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Updated on: September 26, 2019

Stop Killing Our Children

Last night, the Environmental Transport Association (ETA) launched their film Stop Killing Our Children. This film, crowd funded by concerned…

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Updated on: September 26, 2019

FLO Conference

RoadPeace were really pleased to be at this years FLO Conference – the national policing family liaison professional development event…

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Updated on: August 29, 2019

Novice drivers

Key points Graduated driver licensing should be introduced Investigation into fatal and near fatal crashes involving novice drivers should include…

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Updated on: August 29, 2019

More on mobile phones

Nothing accidental about using a mobile phone whilst driving So the House of Commons Transport Committee has reported back on…

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Updated on: May 30, 2019

Brigade Electronics renews sponsorship

Commercial vehicle safety experts Brigade Electronics has renewed its corporate sponsorship of  RoadPeace. Brigade’s support includes a £5,000 donation that…

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Updated on: April 15, 2019

Befriender group supervision

At the beginning of April, we hosted our first group supervision of 2019. Our group supervisions are an opportunity for…

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Updated on: November 29, 2018

World Day of Remembrance 2018

November 18th was the 25th anniversary of the World Day of Remembrance for road crash victims. Over twenty services were…

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Updated on: October 24, 2018

“Roads have stories”

The theme for this year’s World Day of Remembrance is “Roads have stories” And it’s certainly true that those stories…

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Updated on: September 12, 2018

Community Speed Watch

We’re pleased to hear at RoadPeace that Merseyside Police are introducing a Community Speed Watch Scheme. Details for which can…

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Updated on: July 16, 2018

RoadPeace Annual General Meeting

RoadPeace will be holding its Annual General Meeting and Members’ Gathering on Friday 22nd June at 3.00pm. Members and supporters…

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Updated on: October 19, 2016

The Forgotten Victims

Guest blog by RoadPeace member May Hamilton, bereaved after her husband was killed while cycling when a driver opened their…

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Updated on: October 19, 2016

Fraud v. Whiplash

For the moment George Osborne’s reforms for whiplash injuries have been set aside by the government; however, the discussion around…

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Updated on: September 7, 2016

Why not manslaughter?

For over two decades, RoadPeace has campaigned for manslaughter to apply to all culpable road deaths.  We have argued, that…

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Updated on: April 15, 2016

Justice and juries

Too frequently, RoadPeace has seen juries allow law-breaking drivers to walk free despite overwhelming evidence.  Their willingness to over-identify with…

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Updated on: November 17, 2013

Prevention not blame

No one, least of all the Mayor, should be talking about blame in relation to the recent  scandal of cyclist…

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Updated on: October 21, 2013

Coroners taking action

Last week was unusual. It is very rare for coroners to hear two road deaths back to back, particularly with…

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Updated on: September 19, 2013

No Justice for Hope

Our criminal justice system has failed Hope, failed her family and failed to treat danger on the road seriously. And…

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Updated on: January 17, 2013

The War on Britain’s Roads

In December BBC1 aired the documentary The War on Britain’s Roads, which promised to ‘parachute the viewer into the middle…

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