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15 September 2021 – Under the banner ‘Vision Zero’ it commits to a wide-ranging response to try to dramatically reduce deaths and serious injuries over the coming decades. Based on delivering a Safe System Approach. Community engagement is at the heart of this strategy; if Vision Zero is to succeed it will depend on Kent’s public sharing KCC’s ambition.
9 September 2021 – A road safety campaign created by a London College of Communication (LCC) student encouraging road users to consider other road users’ safety is featuring on more than 40 prominent London billboards in an initiative supported by FIA Foundation, alongside Transport for London, Zurich Insurance and Ocean Outdoors.
9 September 2021 – An iMOVE project is leading the way on innovative approaches to capturing road feature data for road safety Star Ratings. The initiative is being led by Transport for NSW (TfNSW) and includes the University of Technology Sydney (UTS), the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) and Australian geospatial data experts, Anditi.
8 September 2021 – Support for low-speed ‘Streets for Life’ is significant across Eastern Europe and Central Asia, with more than three-quarters of the public supporting school zone road speeds of 30km/h or lower.
1 September 2021 – Safe Roads for All is a programme which encourages the UK Government to direct a Safe and Healthy Mobility Strategy and Action Plan for Roads, 2021-30, to deliver safety, health, sustainability and prosperity for people, the economy, the nation and the planet.
26 August 2021 – The 2021 Australasian Road Safety Conference (ARSC 2021) will be an entirely virtual conference to be held on 28 -30 September 2021
26 August 2021 – As Covid-19 changed the landscape of hospitality and socialising, over the past year THINK! found a decrease in young male drivers agreeing that it is very risky to drive over the legal alcohol limit. The Pint Block campaign, launched in 2019, led to an increase in young men agreeing that they would intervene to stop a friend drink driving, and this next stage of the campaign will aim to shift attitudes and behaviours over two campaign bursts
24 August 2021 – Registrations are now open for the 2021 iRAP Innovation Workshop co-hosted with the Regional Road Safety Observatories on 7 and 14 October, to shine a light on “Data Driven Innovation to Halve Global Road Deaths by 2030”.
21 August 2021 – The guide includes design recommendations and case studies that highlight streets that are safe, enjoyable, and inspirational for children and caregivers.
19 August 2021 – The Health & Safety Event at Birmingham's NEC from 7-9 Sep is partnering with the Driving for Better Business campaign to deliver a new Driver Safety Zone.
19 August 2021 – he 2021 week of action is from 13-17 September when a road trip will highlight many successful applications of The Safe System
19 August 2021 – The Road Safety Observatory, originally developed by a range of key road safety organisations including RoSPA, the Department for Transport, Road Safety GB, PACTS and RoadSafe, with funding from DfT and Highways has been re-vamped. Thanks to the team at RoSPA the new site is now available.