News

  • 23 November 2016

    Be prepared for bad weather – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to motorists this winter.

  • 13 January 2016
    A study by RoSPA has revealed that Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership delivers long-term improvements to the attitudes of young drivers and passengers.
  • 18 November 2015
    Temporary roadside signs warning drivers and riders to look out for each other this winter have been put up around Derbyshire.
  • 2 November 2015
    Free training that helps young drivers to improve their skills is being offered by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.
  • 19 October 2015
    Clock change warning
    Be prepared for the end of British Summer Time – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to road users ahead of the clock change on Sunday 25 October.
  • 6 October 2015
    Check your tread depth once a month – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to motorists during Tyre Safety Month (October).
  • 29 September 2015

    A crash simulator designed to teach young drivers about the dangers of driving while distracted is being developed thanks to Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership and Toyota Manufacturing (UK) Ltd.

  • 25 August 2015
    Driving instructors are being offered free training that will allow them to take part in Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s new Learn Safe, Drive scheme.
  • 5 August 2015
    Switch off before you drive off – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message after research revealed that nearly a fifth of drivers go online using their phone or tablet while driving.
  • 23 July 2015
    Plan your route so you can take regular rest breaks – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to holiday motorists as research reveals that nearly two-thirds of drivers don’t feel they need to stop on long journeys.
  • 17 June 2015
    People wishing to learn about Derbyshire County Council’s FREE County Rider cycle training are invited to attend a drop-in session at Ilkeston Library on Tuesday 23 June.
  • 29 April 2015
    Learners urged to choose Learn Safe, Drive Safe
    Learner drivers are being encouraged by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership to choose a Learn Safe, Drive Safe instructor.
  • 7 April 2015

    Driving instructors are being offered free training that will allow them to take part in Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s new Learn Safe, Drive scheme.

  • 31 March 2015

    The latest edition of Ride Smart - our free safety magazine for motorcyclists - has been published.

  • 12 January 2015
    More than 13 per cent of motorists breathalysed during a police crackdown on drink-driving in December gave a positive test, refused to take it or failed to provide a sample.