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Updated on: 8 March 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: 2 March 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: 22 February 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: 21 November 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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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: 12 October 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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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: 22 July 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: 13 July 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: 30 June 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: 16 June 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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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: 12 June 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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RunForRoadPeace

Updated on: 10 June 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: 11 May 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: 10 May 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: 14 April 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: 24 March 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: 19 March 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: 5 March 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: 25 February 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: 28 January 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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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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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: 18 December 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: 14 December 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: 25 November 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: 23 November 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: 12 November 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: 5 November 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: 29 October 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: 26 October 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: 23 October 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: 22 September 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: 7 September 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: 3 September 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: 2 September 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: 13 August 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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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: 6 July 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: 3 July 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: 25 June 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: 24 June 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: 23 June 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: 11 June 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: 28 May 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: 18 May 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: 13 May 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: 8 April 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: 23 March 2020

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: 18 March 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: 16 March 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: 26 February 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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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: 17 February 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: 15 January 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: 9 January 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: 28 November 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: 26 November 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: 6 November 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: 31 October 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: 15 October 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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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: 20 September 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: 13 September 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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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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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: 22 May 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: 29 November 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: 24 October 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: 12 September 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: 19 October 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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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: 7 September 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: 15 April 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: 17 November 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: 21 October 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: 19 September 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: 17 January 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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