2011

  • 15 December 2011
    Motorists are being warned to take extra care on the roads as changing weather conditions make driving difficult.
  • 9 December 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is urging businesses to take road safety seriously after a survey revealed that more than half of fleet operators do not record when drivers last had their eyes tested.
  • 2 December 2011
    Drink driving wrecks lives – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to the public in the lead-up to Christmas.
  • 17 November 2011
    Stop taking risks on the road – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to road users during Road Safety Week (21 – 27 November).
  • 14 November 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is warning motorcyclists to play it safe as winter weather begins to make riding more difficult.
  • 19 October 2011

    What do you think when you see a driver stifling a yawn? Most of us don't give it a second thought but it’s actually a warning that something is wrong. Every year around 20 per cent of deaths on main roads are caused by a driver falling asleep at the wheel.

  • 4 November 2011

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is urging riders to carry a free card which they can use to record vital information about their medical history. 

  • 28 October 2011
    Be prepared for bad weather – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to motorists this winter.
  • 20 October 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has welcomed a government campaign designed to help children stay safe on the roads.
  • 14 October 2011
    Switch your phone off before you drive off – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership after a survey revealed that nearly 30 per cent of drivers text while on the road.
  • 7 October 2011

    Get ready for winter by checking your tyres – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership during Tyre Safety Month (October).

  • 29 September 2011
    Free tickets are still available for Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service’s ‘Fatal Four’ roadshows.
  • 21 September 2011
    Make sure your child is properly protected when travelling by car - that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to parents five years after the current child car seat law was introduced.
  • 8 September 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has welcomed an online campaign encouraging cyclists to hear helmets.
  • 26 August 2011
    Riding in bad weather will be the hot topic at Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s motorcycle meet on Sunday 4 September.
  • 24 August 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is reminding holidaymakers to stay safe by performing basic vehicle checks before getting behind the wheel.
  • 23 August 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is warning parents whose children are due to start secondary school next month to talk to them about road safety.
  • 16 August 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is reminding local people that there’s still time to enter the Driving Standards Agency’s Show Me, Tell Me competition on facebook.
  • 12 August 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is urging people to ditch any bad driving habits they’ve developed during National Road Victim Month (August).
  • 1 August 2011
    Riders can learn about a new training scheme during Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s motorcycle meet on Sunday 7 August.
  • 1 August 2011
    Plan ahead for a better journey – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to motorists at the beginning of the summer holiday season.
  • 26 July 2011
    An online directory that makes it easier for learner drivers to find out about qualified instructors in their area has been welcomed by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.
  • 25 July 2011
    Watch out for children near the roads – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to motorists at the start of the school holidays.
  • 19 July 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is warning drivers to slow down after government figures revealed that 49 per cent of cars broke the speed limit when travelling on the motorway in 2010.
  • 18 July 2011
    Don’t drive tired – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership after a survey revealed that one in eight drivers have nodded off at the wheel during the past year.
  • 12 July 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is warning drivers to take more care after a survey revealed that one in 20 drivers fail to ‘belt up’ and a third forget to signal when turning at junctions.
  • 5 July 2011
    Don't ruin a summer night out by drinking and driving - that's the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership as temperatures begin to rise.
  • 4 July 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is appealing  to families to play it safe after a survey revealed that one in five parents often let their offspring travel without sitting in a child car seat.
  • 28 June 2011

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has welcomed a government campaign warning drivers to watch out for motorcyclists.

  • 27 June 2011
    Safe manoeuvring will be the hot topic at Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s motorcycle meet on Sunday 3 July.
  • 21 June 2011
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has welcomed a rise in the number of ‘pay-how-you-drive’ insurance policies available to young drivers.
  • 20 June 2011

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is encouraging parents to make road safety a priority during Child Safety Week (June 20 – 26).

  • 10 June 2011
    A new law that will make it easier to tackle drivers who don't have insurance has been welcomed by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership
  • 31 May 2011

    Riders are invited to Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s latest motorcycle meet on Sunday 5 June.

  • 24 May 2011
    Publication of the government’s Strategic Framework for Road Safety has been welcomed by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.
  • 20 May 2011

    The publication of more than 20 new helmet safety ratings for motorcyclists has been welcomed by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.

  • 3 May 2011

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has contributed route information to a new smartphone app designed to cut road deaths and injuries amongst motorcyclists.

  • 8 April 2011
    The number of people killed or badly hurt on the roads covered by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has fallen by almost 30 per cent.
  • 8 April 2011
    Don’t get caught out on our countryside roads – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to motorcyclists at the start of this year’s leisure riding season.
  • 1 April 2011
    Motorcyclists are being warned to check their tyres by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.
  • 25 March 2011

    A police operation designed to prevent countryside crashes involving motorcyclists is being funded by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.

  • 24 February 2011
    Cut-price training that helps 17-20 year olds to become better drivers is being offered by the road safety partnership.
  • 14 February 2011

    Ever wondered why the driver in front has slowed down then noticed that they’re on the phone?

  • 20 January 2011

    Derbyshire police have released the results of their Christmas anti-drink drive campaign.

  • 17 January 2011
    The road safety partnership is running an online survey to find out what people think about its 2009 annual casualty report.
  • 5 January 2011
    The number of motorcyclists killed or badly hurt in Derbyshire fell by 40 per cent during a high-profile campaign by the road safety partnership.