News Archive: June 2016

Child road injuries peak in July

14 June 2016
Research from RAC Foundation confirms that more children die on the roads in the longer summer days than in winter. The month with the biggest number of child road casualties in Britain is July, according to research based on a five-year average from 2010-14.227 under-15s were killed or seriously injured during this period, from a total of 1,733 casualties in that age group.

UK National Drowning Prevention Strategy

14 June 2016
The First UK National Drowning Prevention Strategy was launched in February 2016 by Robert Goodwill MP, Minister of State for Transport.