Figures have been released from the incidents Yorkshire Air Ambulance have attended in the last 12 months. The data shows that they have attended 640 road traffic accidents across Yorkshire in the last 12 months. A spokesperson from Yorkshire Air Ambulance said: "Please drive carefully, especially in the bad weather this week!"North Yorkshire Police have also thanked the charity for thier service. Plants, trees and memorials to be removed from cemeteries in Scarborough and Whitby Rescue team’s donation thanks … [Read more...] about Do you know how many road traffic accidents Yorkshire Air Ambulance attended in the last 12 months?
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Popular on social media Ukrainian church receives historic independence on Orthodox Christmas Eve 651 US Navy warship to enter Black Sea to support ‘allies and partners’ 624 Ukraine’s troops mark 5th New Year at war with Russia 491 In 2018, the number of road traffic accidents in Ukraine was 12,406 less compared with 2017. Read more here. Found a spelling error? Let us know – highlight it and press Ctrl + Enter. Subscribe to get unlimited access Access all the exclusive content on KyivPost.com and the complete online archive. Subscribe now for as low as $5.95 per month! If you are already a subscriber, please sign in here … [Read more...] about Ukrinform: Number of road traffic accidents in Ukraine declined in 2018
Road traffic accidents have become the eighth leading cause of death worldwide killing 1.35 million people a year, a report from the World Health Organization (WHO) has revealed. The "unacceptably high" death toll is higher than than from malaria, HIV or tuberculosis and is climbing - global road traffic deaths stood at 1.15 million in 2000. Children and young adults are most at risk, with more than 440,000 aged between five and 29 killed on the roads in 2016. "Road safety is an issue that does not receive anywhere near the attention it deserves," said Michael Bloomberg, CEO of Bloomberg Philanthropies and the WHO's global ambassador for noncommunicable diseases and injuries. "We know which interventions work. Strong policies and enforcement, smart road design, and powerful public awareness campaigns can save millions of lives over the coming decades." The geographic spread of deaths is not even. Although only … [Read more...] about Death on the road: Traffic accidents kill more than malaria, HIV and TB
Fire crews from Staveley attended a road traffic accident between two vehicles this morning (November 2) Derbyshire Fire and Rescue service received a call at 09:36am to attend the scene.Nobody was trapped or injured, and crews made the scene safe. Chesterfield’s Spital Cemetery hosts Remembrance events on November 3 and 5 Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service attend Long Duckmanton fire … [Read more...] about Police and fire crews attend road traffic accident in Nether Handley
PUBLISHED: 07:00 26 October 2018 Lily Newton-Browne The number of driving charges in North Somerset has risen since 2013. Picture: Getty Images Archant Motorists caught losing control of their vehicles, speeding and driving carelessly are adding to the rising number of road traffic accidents in North Somerset. New figures reveal the number of people crashing after being distracted at the wheel has more than doubled in the past five years.Since 2013, the number of people caught failing to look properly while driving has increased by more than 50 per cent, and the amount of motorists speeding in the region has doubled.People who lost control of their vehicle went up by almost 40 per cent and the amount motorists charged with careless driving offences, such as tailgating and lane hogging, has increased by the same amount.However, accidents due to drink-driving have decreased in number.Driving examiner for IAM RoadSmart, Neil Bayliss, who teaches qualified … [Read more...] about North Somerset sees road traffic accidents on the rise