Road safety

cars on a road with a Slow Down 30 sign

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Our Road Safety Team offer advice, training and education to all residents and visitors on all aspects of safer travel and road safety throughout the Borough.


Reporting a Problem

For general Road Safety issues and enquiries email [email protected].

Services to Schools

We offer the following services to support schools with various road safety education initiatives. For further information regarding these services please email the Road Safety Team at [email protected].

KS1 Roadshow
Featuring Arnie the Armadillo, this interactive roadshow explores the important messages of being safe whilst out and about and always holding someone’s hand.

Junior Road Safety Officer
A scheme that lets pupils promote road safety initiatives within school.

Visit the Junior Road Safety Officer webpage for further information

Crucial Crew
A multi-agency interactive safety event held each September for Year 6 pupils. 

Visit the Crucial Crew page for further information

Road Safety Quiz
Our annual inter-school event for all Year 6 pupils is held throughout November and early December. Contact the Road Safety Team to enquire about taking part. 

Ghost Street
A discussion based session, that can be delivered by teachers, exploring risk taking behavior using the award winning Ghost Street Film.

Pedestrian Training
We offer practical roadside pedestrian training to year 3 pupils over 3 sessions during school time.

Cycle proficiency in schools (Bikeability)
Offering children the practical skills and understanding how to cycle on today’s roads.

Visit the Bikeability website for further information. 

School Crossing Patrol Service
We provide School Crossing Patrollers at various locations throughout the Borough.


Road Safety Plan

This report is published annually and incorporates road collision and casualty statistics and trends in the Borough. It assists in providing the basis for many of the road safety studies and initiatives throughout the year. Read the latest Road Safety Plan.


National Initiative Events and Resources


Additional information

For additional information please visit the following websites.

Think!  Provides road safety information for road users with the aim to encourage safer behaviour to reduce the number of people killed and injured on our roads every year.
Child's Car Seats - Good Egg Safety Your child's car seat is one of the most important pieces of equipment you will buy. Good Egg provides useful information to help you make the best choice for your child. Further information can be found on the Good Egg Safety Guides website.
A19 & A66 - Highways England The A19 and some of the A66 is maintained by Autolink on behalf of Highways England with the remainder of the A66 being maintained by Highways England directly.
Older Drivers There isn't an age at which we automatically become unsafe to drive, however many drivers recognise that their driving ability is changing. 
New Drivers - Good Egg Helping new drivers get a licence and keep it. Further information can be found on the Good Egg Safety Guides website
Winter Driving Motorists are being urged to 'make time for winter' to avoid motoring problems and to stay safe during severe weather.
Road Safety Great Britain Road Safety GB is a national road safety organisation made up of representatives from groups across the UK whos aim is to reduce the number and severity of road collisions.
Gritting & Snow Clearing Visit our Gritting webpage for further information about how we keep the roads clear.
Highway Code The Highway Code applies to pedestrian, drivers and riders. Knowing and applying the rules contained in The Highway Code could significantly reduce road casualties. Driver Information Read additional information regarding road safety and vehicle rules.
National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme Official website of the National Driver Offender Retraining Scheme, which is run on behalf of the UK Police Service.

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