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  • Why drivers speed

    Why drivers speed

    Leading behavioural change expert Dr Fiona Fylan discusses the 4 types of speeding drivers – who they are and the reason they speed Speeding is a major cause of crashes and endangers everyone on the road. You must not drive or ride faster than the posted speed limit for the type of road and vehicle…

  • Vulnerable road users and visibility

    Vulnerable road users and visibility

    Leading behavioural change expert Dr Fiona Fylan talks about strategies to increase visibility for vulnerable road users such as cyclists and pedestrians These include her latest project – a collaboration with Australia’s Queensland University of Technology, people’s fears about cycling and the concept of biomotion, which research shows makes cyclists and pedestrians 2 or 3…

  • Reasons for tailgating

    Reasons for tailgating

    Dr Fiona Fylan, a leading health psychologist and behavioural change expert, talks about the psychological reasons for tailgating (such as sending a message to the person in front about their driving) and the importance of following the 2-second rule in good, dry conditions and increasing the gap in poor conditions.

  • Vision and road safety

    Vision and road safety

    Dr Fiona Fylan, health psychologist and behavioural change expert, research demonstrates people do not realise it is a relatively small prescription (strength of the lenses) needed in order for you to legally need your glasses for driving.