Turning the right corner on road safety

The number of people killed on roads in the United Kingdom has increased year on year for the last three.

Mike Harper in his comment piece for Surveyor Transport Network on the recently published Road Safety Foundation report asks “So have we forgotten the fundamentals of road safety? In terms of the road surface, good quality high friction surfacing, along with good quality road markings, are the most cost effective measures an authority can take for accident reduction.”

Mike Harper is director of highways at Stirling Lloyd as well as a director of the Road Surface Treatments Association and former chairman of the RSTA High Friction Surfacing Committee.

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