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Have a look at:
University of York researchers call for 'Zero Tolerance' on road deaths
Academics at the University of York are calling on the Government to adopt
a bold new strategy to reduce deaths and serious injuries on British roads
This is the conclusion of a detailed investigation of the Swedish "Vision
Zero" road safety policy, carried out on behalf of the UK Department of
Transport, by the Stockholm Environment Institute, based at the University.
The researchers suggest a range of measures to cut road deaths and
injuries including a 20mph urban speed limit, tougher sentencing of
dangerous drivers and a new accident investigation unit independent of the
Vision Zero was adopted by the Swedish Parliament in 1997 and has taken
road safety in a new direction by emphasising that: there is much more