Viscount Simon – Driving Blind is a political issue

As signatures for the Driving Blind petition near a milestone 3,000 – the same number as that of annual casualties caused by drivers with defective…


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I’ve signed the say NO petition and urge opticians to do it

Fiona Anderson, president of the International Opticians Association says, "I wholeheartedly support this campaign & have already gone online…


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Drivers need good peripheral vision, as optometrist Mike Killpartrick explains.

Peripheral vision is a critical factor in a driver’s ability to judge the full extent of their surroundings, including hazards. Yet it is effectively…


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DVLA are tilting at windmills with helpful tips, says Nigel Corbett, Driving Blind campaign manager

The new DVLA campaign on drivers’ vision means well but could it lull drivers into a false of security, and let the Department of Transport think…


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Self-reporting is not fit for purpose says Neil Worth of GEM Motoring Assist

Road safety professionals are forever developing innovations to keep people safe on the roads. The Safe Systems approach is one such, offering real…


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Bath residents and MP say NO to #Driving Blind

Wera Hobhouse MP rallies Bath to support petition  I’m supporting the Driving Blind petition for statutory vision screening for drivers.  Bath and…


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Police and road safety veteran Says NO to #DrivingBlind

By Martin Cooke, trustee of GEM Road Safety Charity I am supporting the campaign because of my experiences as a police officer where I dealt with a…


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Cyclists say NO to #Driving Blind

The Driving Blind petition for statutory periodic vision screening for all drivers is winning support from cyclists and their pressure groups, as we…


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Why I’m crusading against “driving blind”

Every day in Britain drivers risk their own lives and others’ and cause injuries. Not because they’ve been drinking, speeding or using mobile phones…


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Stop motorists driving blind, government is urged

A national campaign to stop UK motorists ‘driving blind’ is being launched with support from MPs, opticians and community activists. Shockingly,…


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