29 Sep 2021

The report provides a framework for UK roads to help improve safety, and even outlines priority actions that will progress the UK towards fewer deaths from road crashes. 

The full report, ‘Safe Roads for All’ – which can be found here – was prepared collaboratively by leading UK road safety and mobility experts and organisations. 

It proposes a government leadership structure, headline safety performance framework, and priority actions such as: 

  • Goals, targets and performance indicators
  • Functional hierarchy for roads and road investment
  • Vehicle safety standards
  • Improved roads policing and reviewed legal framework
  • Best practice to help road victims
Safe Roads for All also supports important and welcome government strategies to help deliver safety, health, sustainability and prosperity for people, the economy, the nation and the planet.

 

“It was a privilege to be a co-author of this report, that I hope will further an important debate around the UK’s road network – contributing to a real shift in our approach to safe and healthy mobility going forward. The strategy that this report calls for could make our roads and urban spaces more safe, healthy and enjoyable places to live – while also preventing thousands of deaths and catastrophic injuries currently seen on roads today.”
Sarah Simpson, Associate Group Director, Mobility & Infrastructure, Royal HaskoningDHV

Delivering safe and sustainable mobility networks

Drawing on our expertise, insight and domain knowledge from solutions such as Flowtack and projects such as Cambridge’s ‘Dutch style’ roundabout, at Royal HaskoningDHV we are already enabling cities around the world to make the transition to safe and healthy mobility that centres on integrating road users, infrastructure, and vehicles. This collaborative approach will not only enable us to build back better but will also create multiple benefits that delivers on our net zero ambitions and enhance resilience of our transport networks. 

To read the Safe Roads for All report in full, visit: https://www.saferoadsforall.org/ 

To find out more about Royal HaskoningDHV’s mobility solutions, visit: https://global.royalhaskoningdhv.com/services/transport

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