Road Collision Reporting Guidelines

For Episode 15, we're discussing how we talk about road collisions and, in particular, the new Road Collision Reporting Guidelines: why they're important, what they are and what they're not. We consider why we should be using the word "collision" or "crash" instead of "accident", as well as the impact our language can have on the families of road collision victims.

We also reflect on a week where the guidelines were somewhat misrepresented in some media outlets, and talk about the time that Ned quit his newspaper column in protest.

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