The report also reveals that “failing to look properly” is the most common cause of crashes, followed by poor turn or manoeuvre and failure to judge another person’s path accurately.
Aberdeen's council bosses have warned its winter roads budget will only be able to cope with a mild season despite forecasters predicting this winter could be the coldest in more than three decades.
Transport for London (TfL) will introduce a 20mph speed limit on all roads in central London from next year, following a successful public consultation.
MPs have recommended a change to more eco-friendly road surfaces to help save millions of pounds while reducing emissions.
Drivers heading towards Aberdeen on the A96 are facing delays this morning.
Engineers have shut a north-east bridge due to safety concerns.
Councils have called for more powers to tackle lorries causing “havoc and mayhem” in towns and villages in England.
A major building firm is being urged to bring the road at an Aberdeen development up to standard so the council can take it on.
Police have described stopping one of the strangest vehicles seen on Britain’s roads – a motorbike gaffer-taped to a look like a boat.
Councillors have called for a new report into traffic management for north-east communities.
A total of £348 million is being offered by Whitehall to councils in an effort to improve local road quality across the country.
A diversion is in place, and re-directs traffic via Leslie Road, Hilton Street, Westburn Drive, Westburn Road, Hutcheon Street, Berryden Road and Belmont Road.
A national examination of England’s local roads will be carried out amid concerns that poor markings are putting safety at risk, the Department for Transport (DfT) has announced.
Severe traffic jams are expected on popular routes as many school terms end and the busiest summer getaway for five years begins.
A north-east resident today told of how her home was evacuated and a major road shut after subsidence was detected.
Traffic will be restricted on a city centre street as works are carried out on a nearby building.
Motorists have been warned to take care on a section of the Aberdeen bypass.
Four bridges on a north-east road will be shut for essential repairs this summer.
A council's roads department have hit out at the level of abuse workers have faced in a north-east town.
More than 100 drivers have been stopped by police during an operation on the A96.
Drivers are being urged to carry out basic maintenance on their cars amid an expected surge in motorway breakdowns.
A north-east council officer has been given a prestigious award in recognition of his contribution to the roads and transport sector.
A new road sign has been introduced to alert drivers to small animals on the road.
Hard-up infrastructure chiefs could be forced to dip into their reserves for cash to prepare and respond to even a mild winter, they have claimed.
MSPs have rejected proposals to reduce the speed limit on restricted roads in Scotland from 30mph to 20mph.
Roads bosses at Aberdeen City Council have drafted the new report setting out how the main arteries around Aberdeen will be realigned to move traffic away from crossing the city centre and on to the new AWPR instead.
North-east residents are being urged to take part in a nationwide roads survey.
Councillors have rubber-stamped a £10.6 million plan to repair roads across Aberdeen.
Daily surveys will be carried out at a junction on the new Aberdeen bypass where drivers have faced delays.
A councillor has called for more investment over concerns about damaged road surfaces in Aberdeen.