2013

  • 2 December 2013

    People are being asked to report drivers who get behind the wheel after a festive tipple.

  • 28 November 2013

    Be prepared for winter driving – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message after research revealed that almost half of English motorists fail to carry out vehicle safety checks before travelling in severe weather.

  • 19 November 2013

    Protect your child properly in the car - that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to parents following news that 80 per cent of child car seats failed during recent safety checks.

  • 11 November 2013

    Take good care of your tyres – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to young people after research revealed that more than a third of 18-25 year old drivers have never checked their tread depth. 

  • 4 November 2013

    Watch out for bikes – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to drivers in its latest publicity campaign.

  • 18 October 2013
    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 27 October.
  • 15 October 2013

    Ignoring the rules of the road puts lives at risk – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message after a survey revealed that more than two-thirds of drivers break traffic laws.

  • 11 October 2013
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is urging businesses to take road safety seriously after research revealed that nearly a fifth of staff don’t believe their employers encourage safe and legal mobile phone use while driving.
  • 1 October 2013

    Stay safe by checking your tyre pressures once a month – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to motorists during Tyre Safety Month (October).

  • 24 September 2013

    Keep your driving skills up to date - that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to older drivers following news that the number of people aged 70 or over with driving licences now stands at more than four million.

  • 24 September 2013

    Take extra care on the roads on Wednesday 25 September – that’s the message from Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) following news that the Fire Brigades Union is planning to take national industrial action on that day.

  • 18 September 2013
    Places are still available on the final Derbyshire Bike Safe workshop of 2013, which is due to take place on Sunday 6 October.
  • 6 September 2013

    Kill your speed, not a child – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message after more than sixty per cent of drivers admitted to travelling at 35mph or faster in areas with a 30 limit.

  • 23 August 2013

    Learn to keep your child safe in the car – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message following news that nearly three-quarters of parents with young children don’t know the law on child car seats.

  • 21 August 2013

    New ‘on-the-spot’ penalties for careless drivers have been welcomed by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.

  • 9 August 2013

    Caravanners are being warned to play it safe this holiday season by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.

  • 8 August 2013

    Make sure your vision is up to scratch before getting behind the wheel – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership after research revealed that many drivers are failing to ensure they can see properly on every journey.

  • 5 August 2013

    Don’t risk driving while tired – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to holidaymakers after research revealed that more than a third of drivers have tried to continue a journey after becoming sleepy.

  • 2 August 2013

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is urging parents to take advantage of free child car seat checks being offered across the county.

  • 1 August 2013

    You can still be over the limit many hours after your last drink – that’s the warning from partnership following news that nearly a fifth of people would simply tell their designated driver to wait a while before driving if they’d had one too many.

  • 29 July 2013

    Riders are invited to Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s latest motorcycle meet on Sunday 4 August.

  • 19 July 2013

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has welcomed the latest step in a plan to make it easier to prosecute drug drivers.

  • 16 July 2013

    A free scheme that helps parents to teach their children about road safety has been launched in Chesterfield and Bolsover.

  • 12 July 2013

    Plan ahead for an easier journey – that’s the message Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is sending to motorists during the summer holiday season.

  • 27 June 2013

    Check that your medicine won’t affect your driving before getting behind the wheel – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to hay fever sufferers this summer.

  • 21 June 2013
    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is encouraging parents to make road safety a priority during Child Safety Week (June 24 – 30).
  • 20 June 2013

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is urging parents to take advantage of free child car seat checks being offered in Erewash and Amber Valley.

  • 31 May 2013

    Derbyshire Constabulary has kicked off its summer drink and drug driving campaign with the message ‘Drinking or driving this summer? Make the right choice’.

  • 17 May 2013

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership is urging parents to take advantage of free child car seat checks being offered across the county.

  • 12 April 2013

    Motorcyclists should make a pact with their tyres this spring according to Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.

  • 5 April 2013

    The publication of 11 new helmet safety ratings for motorcyclists has been welcomed by Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership.

  • 21 March 2013

    The 2013 edition of The Bikers’ Guide to Derbyshire has been published.

  • 11 March 2013

    Motorcyclists are being encouraged to take part in Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s Rider Skills Challenge on Sunday 14 April.

  • 7 March 2013

    Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership has welcomed the government’s spring road safety campaign which highlights the consequences of a drink-drive conviction.

  • 7 February 2013

    Belt up before every trip – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership on the 30th anniversary of the UK’s first seat belt law.

  • 30 January 2013
    Don’t get into bad habits behind the wheel – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership after research revealed that half of drivers think they would struggle if they had to re-sit their test.
  • 18 January 2013

    Derbyshire police have released the results of their Christmas breath-testing campaign.

  • 16 January 2013

    Deaths on Derbyshire’s roads have fallen by more than a third but the local road safety partnership is still urging people to take more care.

  • 14 January 2013
    Take extra care on the roads – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership as snow continues to fall.
  • 4 January 2013
    Give the road your full attention – that’s the message from Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership after a study revealed that UK motorists spend almost a fifth of their journey time ignoring the road.