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Fitness to Drive launched as The Road Safety Trust 2022 Main Theme Grants Programme

28 April 2022

‘Fitness to Drive’ launched as the main theme for September 2022. Grants are available for the research and development of innovative practical road safety interventions. As ‘Fitness to Drive’ is such a broad theme, applications focussing on the following areas are eligible:



Sleep and fatigue

Illegal and prescription drug use

Sally Lines, Chief Executive of The Road Safety Trust said: “We are announcing this year’s theme to allow public and private organisations, registered charities, university departments and not for profits the opportunity to prepare quality applications.

“The Fitness to Drive theme has been developed through a recent scoping review and an earlier consultation with the sector. Key to the Safe System approach to road safety is that those driving or riding motor vehicles should be fit to do so. Driving is a complex and demanding task and ensuring that individuals are physically and mentally fit to drive plays an important part in saving lives and preventing serious injuries.

Full details and eligibility available here.

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