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Busby becomes official safety technology partner of Team Bahrain Victorious

Busby has partnered with WorldTour cycling team Bahrain Victorious, becoming its official safety technology partner. The personal safety app was launched in November 2019 by Liverpool-born friends Barry Green, James Duffy and Kirk Ryan, with the goal of providing additional safety and peace of mind for those outside being active. …

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RoSPA, See.Sense conduct new research to enhance cyclists’ safety

RoSPA and See.Sense have conducted new research which could prove ‘invaluable’ in enhancing cyclists’ safety by more effectively pinpointing potential collision blackspots. Hundreds of Birmingham-based cyclists travelled tens of thousands of monitored miles to generate hundreds of millions of lines of potentially transformative data as part of the City Safe …

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Poll shows support for online system to report dangerous driving in Scotland

A poll of the Scottish public has shown strong support for the introduction of an online system that would allow people to upload and report footage of dangerous driving on Scottish roads. Carried out by YouGov on behalf of Cycling UK, the poll asked the Scottish public whether they would …

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Busby introduces new Panic Button feature

Busby has introduced a new Panic Button feature designed to allow the user to alert selected emergency contacts should they feel unsafe at any point. This new feature further strengthens the app’s offering as a multi-purpose personal safety solution, in addition to providing added peace of mind for those heading …

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Busby partners with Team Novo Nordisk to help increase safety of riders with diabetes

Busby has partnered with Team Novo Nordisk, the all-diabetes pro cycling team, becoming its safety technology partner. The partnership will allow Busby to provide additional safety for the team’s international roster of riders and staff thanks to a range of functions including global automatic incident response. The team is also …

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Safety app Busby partners with Brake

Personal safety app Busby has partnered with road safety charity Brake. Brake works with communities and organisations throughout the UK and further afield to end road deaths and injuries. Providing training, resources and guidance on global fleet safety best practice through the Global Fleet Champions campaign, it also supports those …

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New enforcement cameras set to cut road danger across London

TfL has awarded a contract to P Ducker Systems (PDS) for at least 50 new enforcement cameras, which will play a part in helping it meet its Vision Zero goal of eliminating death and serious injury on the road network. Each year more than 4,000 people are killed or seriously …

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Australian trial launches to capture road safety insights using smart bike light technology

The Andrews Labor Government is launching an Australian-first trial using smart bike light technology that will assist in finding new ways to reduce road trauma in cyclists. The 12-month trial will see a diverse group of 1,000 Victorians given access to a See.Sense smart bike light, with the technology capturing …

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TfL sets out next stage of plans for lowering speed limits in Westminster

TfL has set out the next stage of its plans to make its roads in Westminster safer, which would see speed limits on almost all TfL roads in the borough reduced to 20mph. Reducing speed limits can make a real difference to cutting road danger and enabling more people to …

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Data shows decline in deaths and serious injuries on London’s roads in 2020

TfL has published casualty statistics that show a continued decline in the number of people killed or seriously injured on London’s roads in 2020, with a 21% decrease over the year compared to 2019 data. Despite the decreases, 96 people were killed and 2,974 people suffered serious injuries on the …

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