Policy for Road Safety Education, Training and Publicity

To contribute to Corporate and Community Plan aims, and Welsh Assembly Government objectives, of reducing road casualties. We aim to achieve this by ensuring that Road Safety Education, Training and Publicity is delivered to all road users, to bring about attitude and behavioural change, and promote road accident prevention in line with the Government’s casualty reduction targets to be achieved by 2010.

In pursuit of the above we do the following:

  • Launch of Junior Road Safety Club at Gwaun-Cae-GurwenDevelop strategies, programmes and activities in order to influence road user behaviour

    • A Road Safety Plan
    • A Road Safety Unit Business Plan
    • A curriculum linked road safety education programme for schools
    • An Integrated Transport Education programme for secondary schools
    • Junior Road Safety Officers Clubs in primary schools
    • Safe Routes to School
    • School Travel Plans
  • Provide training and education for safe movement on the road for those who live, work and travel in Neath Port Talbot principally through :

    • Child Pedestrian training
    • Cyclecraft training
    • Pre-driver training
    • A Driver Improvement scheme
    • A Motorcycle training scheme
  • Promote the use of publicity to raise awareness of road safety and accident risk through:

    • The Drink Drive Summer and Christmas campaigns
    • The Seat Belt Campaign
    • The Mobile phone use campaign
    • Child car seats
    • The Mid and South Wales Safety Camera Partnership

This policy has cross cutting themes, and complements and interlinks with the following Corporate Objectives and Policy Standards:-

  • Environment
  • Transport
  • Community Safety
  • Better health and well-being
  • Confident Communities

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Last Updated: 03.11.2008 at 12:51

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