What we do
RoadSafe is acknowledged as a leading forum for promoting and devising solutions to road safety problems.
Our mission is to reduce road deaths and injuries by supporting and encouraging partnerships between the private sector and road safety professionals to promote the safe design and use of vehicles and roads by sharing knowledge and encouraging innovation.
Campaigns and Programmes
The Prince Michael International Awards Ceremony 2014
Each year the most outstanding examples of international road safety achievements and initiatives are given public recognition through the scheme. Nominations are now being invited and will be considered under five main categories based on the five pillars of the Global Plan for a Decade of Action. With so many innovative programmes now being rolled out across Britain and Europe the judges are keen to identify those which are proving a success.
Details of how to nominate and other useful information can be found on the Awards website.
Young Driver Focus
RoadSafe was pleased to support “Young driver focus” - a one day interactive conference organised by FirstCar with support from Road Safety GB and hosted by Driving for Better Business champion Arval.
The conference looked at “cutting young driver casualties now and in the future”. being forward-focused rather than retrospective as this suggests.
22 December: Scotland's new lower drink drive limit
Scotland's new lower drink drive limit is now 50 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood. This came into effect on Friday 5th December 2014.
17 December: South Wales Police Driving Unit wins Royal Award
The South Wales Police Driver Training Department has 'driven off' with a prestigious Prince Michael International Road Safety Award. These awards recognise outstanding achievement and innovation in road safety. The award to South Wales Police recognises the holistic approach being taken to the management of employees who drive for work.
17 December: MAST Annual Conferences 2015
11 December: Nestlé receives Royal Award
9 December: 2014 Premier Award winner announced.
RoadSafe supports and contributes to four knowledge Centres:
Road Safety Observatory - aims to provide easy access to independent road safety research and information for anyone working in road safety and for members of the public.
gTKP – an innovative partnership of global organisations.
Road Safety Toolkit – building on decades of road safety research the toolkit provides free information on the causes and prevention of road crashes that cause death and injury.
Road Safety Knowledge Centre – where GB casualty reduction professionals share expertise and experience.
Our six key themes
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