Below are some links that contain some great road safety resources:
‘BikeSafe’ is a nationwide police-led motorcyclist casualty reduction initiative that is run by the majority of forces throughout England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland. The scheme in various guises has been in existence for many years. There are presently 43 forces in England, Wales, Scotland and Ireland participating. Large numbers of riders attend ‘BikeSafe’ sessions annually. ‘BikeSafe’ works toward Government casualty reduction targets in an effort to reduce the number of people killed and seriously injured in road collisions.
Brake is a charity that exists for a simple reason - because every 30 seconds someone, somewhere in the world, is killed in a road crash. Brake in the UK campaigns to stop the carnage and also supports the victims. You can learn about our work in the UK by browsing their website.
The Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT) is the UK’s leading charity working to reduce the number of children and young people killed, disabled or seriously injured in accidents.
Our vision is for a transport system that is an engine for economic growth, but one that is also greener and safer and improves quality of life in our communities.
The Department provides leadership across the transport sector to achieve its objectives, working with regional, local and private sector partners to deliver many of the services. This section contains information on the Department’s aims and objectives, its organisational structure, and the responsibilities of the various affiliated agencies.
Drinkaware aims to change the UK’s drinking habits for the better. We promote responsible drinking and find innovative ways to challenge the national drinking culture to help reduce alcohol misuse and minimise alcohol-related harm.
DSA is an executive agency within the Department for Transport. DSA works with the department and other motoring agencies (such as Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency and Vehicle and Operator Services Agency) to deliver quality services that offer value for money.
DSA’s mission is ‘safe driving for life’. DSA sets standards for pre-driver education, driver trainers, supervising trainers, as well as carrying out theory and practical driving and riding tests.
The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA; Welsh: Asiantaeth Trwyddedu Gyrwyr a Cherbydau) is the organisation of UK Government responsible for maintaining a database of drivers and a database of vehicles in Great Britain; its counterpart in Northern Ireland is the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA). The agency issues driving licences, organises collection of vehicle excise duty (also known as road tax and road fund licence) and sells private number plates.
The Highways Agency is an Executive Agency of the Department for Transport (DfT), and is responsible for operating, maintaining and improving the strategic road network in England on behalf of the Secretary of State for Transport.
The Northumbria Safer Roads Initiative was established in 2007 as an evolution of the Northumbria Safety Camera Partnership following changes to the programme and the partnership encompassing a broader remit for road safety.
The camera enforcement element covers, speed, mobile phone offences, not in proper control, red-light jumping and other road traffic offences. Additionally, the partnership engages in a wider range of Education, Training and Publicity initiatives, including media campaigns, road shows, research and young driver projects.
Every year dozens of people lose their lives on North East roads. The Road Respect campaign is striving to change driving culture in the region by encouraging every one of us to demand greater respect between road users.
Road Safety GB (formerly LARSOA) is a national road safety organisation that represents local government road safety teams across the UK.
Road Safety GB supports RSOs in fulfilling their statutory role - to reduce the number and severity of road accidents through education, training and publicity policies and programmes.
Road Safety GB seeks to influence national debate - government policy and action, and public opinion - and works with other organisations to achieve common goals.
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) are a registered charity and have been at the heart of accident prevention in the UK and around the world for more than 90 years. More than 13,500 people die as a result of accidents across the UK each year. There are millions of other injuries. Accidents cause loss and suffering to the victims and their loved ones, employers and UK society as a whole. RoSPA promote safety and the prevention of accidents at work, at leisure, on the road, in the home and through safety education.
RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders (RoADAR) aim is to reduce road accidents by encouraging an interest in road safety, by improving driving standards, knowledge and skill. In order to do this RoSPA Advanced Drivers and Riders have over 60 local groups that will provide free training to help you improve your driving skills and prepare you to take the ultimate Advanced Test.
THINK! is the Department of Transport's dedicated road safety website, with guidance and information for all road-users, along with the latest THINK! TV ads. THINK! provides road safety information for road users. Our aim is to encourage safer behaviour to reduce the number of people killed and injured on our roads every year.