Practical ideas for community groups to improve road safety


In view of Government cutbacks over the past years, communities recognise that statutory authorities cannot fund non-priority schemes and that Police enforcement resources are limited. Many communities are therefore keen to investigate road safety measures they can take forward to influence driver behaviour, including those relating to traffic calming and speed reduction.

To help them in this, practical ideas for improving road safety in Gloucestershire have been produced by Gloucestershire Rural Communities Council in association with the Gloucestershire Road Safety Partnership and community groups in the county. The CARS (Community Approaches to Road Safety) Toolkit can be found at: http://www.grcc.org.uk/downloads/grcc-cars-toolkit-2017.pdf

Safe and Social Driving is a priority area in Gloucestershire’s Police and Crime Plans covering 2013

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