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Road safety news: latest news

  • Tune into tyre safety

    This October is national tyre safety month. During the month-long campaign, organised by TyreSafe, motorists will be encouraged to 'Tune into tyre safety!'

  • Police continue crackdown on drivers using mobile phone

    Warwickshire Police, the Safer Roads Partnership and National Fire Chiefs Council are supporting the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) mobile phone week of action next week 17th - 23rd September, by targeting motorists who continue to use their handheld mobile phone at the wheel.

  • All road users encouraged to 'Think Bike' during national motorcycle week of action

    Warwickshire Police are reminding all road users to 'THINK BIKE' this coming week during the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) National Motorcycle Week (27th August - 2nd Sept).

  • Police urge motorists to 'Slow Down'

    With a European-wide speed enforcement campaign taking place this week, Warwickshire Police are urging all motorists to stay safe and keep speeds down. The campaign is run by TISPOL, the European Traffic Police Network - established by traffic police forces across Europe to improve road safety and law enforcement.

  • 'Operation Snap' launched to help reduce unacceptable behaviour on the roads

    Thanks to a pioneering new initiative, road users now have the opportunity to use their own digital footage from dashcams and other devices to help keep the roads safer across Warwickshire.

  • Kick Drink Drive

    Motorists across Warwickshire are today being reminded of the dangers of driving under the influence of drink or drugs this summer.

  • All motorists encouraged to 'Think Bike' during national motorcycle week of action

    Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police, together with the Safer Roads Partnership, are reminding road users to 'THINK BIKE' this week during the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) National Motorcycle Week of Action (28th May).

  • THINK BIKE

    Warwickshire Police and West Mercia Police Safer Roads Partnership is today launching their 2018 'THINK BIKE' campaign - aimed at motorcycle riders and other road users - to help reduce casualties and deaths on roads across Herefordshire, Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin, Worcestershire and Warwickshire.

  • Police urge motorists and passengers to 'Belt up'

    With a European-wide seatbelt enforcement campaign taking place this week, Warwickshire Police are urging all motorists and their passengers to stay safe and use their seatbelt every time they travel in a vehicle. The campaign is running from 12th - 18th March to encourage motorists to belt up, through a combination of campaign and enforcement activity.

  • Drive drink and drug free - getting the message across

    As national drink drive figures are released, local figures in Warwickshire still show a low percentage of those providing a positive breath test.

  • Police crackdown on motorists failing to comply with road signs

    Warwickshire Police are working in partnership with Nuneaton & Bedworth Borough Council to crack down on motorists in Nuneaton town centre who fail to comply with road signage.

  • Police continue crackdown on drivers using mobile phone

    Warwickshire Police, the Safer Roads Partnership and National Fire Chiefs Council are supporting the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) mobile phone week of action next week 22nd - 28th January, by targeting motorists who continue to use their handheld mobile phone at the wheel.

  • Speed enforcement in operation on M5 Worcestershire

    The Safer Roads Partnership in Warwickshire and West Mercia is advising all motorists travelling along the M5 in Worcestershire to be aware that speed enforcement is in operation between junctions 6 and 4a. Variable speed limits may be in place throughout the day and if not signed otherwise the national speed limit will apply.