On average, almost 9 people lose their lives each and every day on the UK's roads. Jim Fitzpatrick MP, Road Safety Minister, talks to Transport Business about the Government's plans to tackle road safety issues beyond 2010, and asks Transport Business readers to join the debate.
Three research projects aimed at improving transport services have been awarded more than £8m as part of a joint initiative by the Technology Strategy Board, Department for Transport and the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council.
Toyota Motor Corporation is claiming a world first in giving its Pre-crash Safety System the ability to determine whether a driver's eyes are properly open. It expects this driver-monitoring breakthrough to play an important role in reducing collision-related damage.