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Set up accident investigation unit to help cut road deaths, RAC Foundation urges government

ROAD SAFETY

Andrew Forster
05 January 2018
Accident investigation unit ‘could drive down casualties’
Accident investigation unit ‘could drive down casualties’

 

An accident investigation unit should be set up to help reduce the number of road accident fatalities and injuries, the RAC Foundation has told the Government.

Foundation director Steve Gooding says the road sector should have a body similar to the accident investigation units that exist for aviation, maritime and rail. Their purpose is not to apportion blame for accidents but instead to identify their cause and recommend steps to avoid repeat incidents.

“Unless something different is...

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