RoadSafe News – April 2024

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In the April issue...



Prince Michael International Awards - Nominations

Nominations close in June so any team, public or private sector organisation, government department, or business. wishing to be considered for an award should submit their nomination  Read more...

International news


Partnership to strengthen NGO advocacy for accountability for safer roads

A new partnership to support seven NGOs to advocate for 30km/h streets has been launched by the Global Alliance of NGOs for Road Safety, supported by the FIA Foundation.  Read more...

UK news


Project EDWARD 2024

An initial 12-month plan and activity programme has been published as Project EDWARD evolves to a genuine ‘Every Day’ initiative.   Read more...

Conferences and events


RoadPeace Challenge 2024: 1766 Miles Together

Emergency services, safer roads partnerships, schools, businesses and communities will be running, cycling, walking or horse riding 1766 miles in May to raise awareness about the staggering number of people killed in crashes on the UK’s roads.  Read more...

Young drivers


DriveFit 2.0 project secures funding

DriveFit 2.0 project secures funding to enhance road safety education for young drivers.  Read more...

Safer vehicles


Where will your tyres take you today?

TyreSafe's latest campaign: "Where will your tyres take you today?" is designed to support drivers as they hit the roads to explore this beautiful season.  Read more...

Safer roads


£38 million boost for safer roads across England

Extra support for local councils aims to deliver life-saving improvements on high risk roads in England.  Read more...


Rural Road Deaths Up 14%

The NFU Mutual report shows that, after a few years of decreasing fatalities, rural roads are becoming more deadly again  Read more...

Safer drivers


What triggers angry driving?

Driving while observably emotionally agitated increased crash risk by nearly 10 times compared with apparently alert and attentive driving episodes.  Read more...


Protecting people and places – improving drivers’ health

The Association for Road Risk Management talks to Nicola Jaynes from HSE to hear what HSE’s improved focus on driver health means for driver safety managers, and what actions would be expected in order to minimise the risk.  Read more...


THINK! launches a new CLICK seat belt campaign

THINK! has launched a new CLICK seat belts campaign to encourage young men to wear their seat belts, ‘whatever the journey, whether they’re a driver or passenger’.  Read more...


Little changes, change everything

National Highways develops a new safety campaign: ‘Little changes, change everything.’ This aims to motivate motorists to make little changes to their driving behaviour to transform their own journeys and those of fellow road users.   Read more...

Post-crash response


The Role of the Surgeon in the Safe System

Project Edward looks at how collision data and medical information sharing could lead to a better understanding of the causes and costs of road traffic collisions.  Read more...

Forthcoming events

The Transport Research Arena Conference – 15 April 2024

EU Road Safety Conference 2024 – 16 April 2024

Great British Fleet Event – 17 April 2024

ARRM AGM 2024 – 24 April 2024

Transport Technology Forum Conference – 24 April 2024

2024 Passive Safety Conference and Workshop – 9 May 2024

ADINJC & Intelligent Instructor Driving Instructor Convention ‘24 – 12 May 2024

Young Driver Focus 2024 – 22 May 2024

The TyreSafe Briefing 2024 – 13 June 2024

RoadSafe Technology Live 2024 – 10 July 2024

ADINJC & Intelligent Instructor National Conference & Expo ’24 – 29 September 2024

International Road Federation World Congress – 15 October 2024

ICTCT Conference – 17 October 2024

2024 National Road Safety Conference – 6 November 2024


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