Road Safety Heroes
Following on from our success of Brake Charity Road Safety Hero week in 2021, every month the partnership are shinning a spotlight on the heroes in Warwickshire. Our hero cards celebrate the work of the many unsung heroes in Warwickshire who all contribute to making our roads safer for everyone.
The following teams and individuals have already featured on our social media channels and we will continue to add one every month. Follow our social media to find out more about our road Safety Heroes
Andy works for the Warwickshire Rural Crime Team in Warwickshire Police. He and the team help keep our road safe by making sure stolen vehicles do not use our roads. Thank you to Andy and the team!
As part of Volunteers Week we would like to thank all the special constables at Warwickshire Police who work as part of Operational Policing Unit. They do amazing work policing our roads and keeping them safe. Thank you!
Louise from Warwickshire County Council Road Safety Education and Active Travel works in primary schools, delivering road safety education. She is usually accompanied by Warwick Bear. Louise has also written a book to encourage children to travel more actively to school.
Carol works for the Warwickshire Rural Crime Team in Warwickshire Police. She has done a large amount of work with rural communities and raising awareness of passing horses safely.
Shaun helps run the Bike Safe workshops and is the regional coordinator for the activity. BikeSafe is a professional course run by Warwickshire Police to help riders become safer and more confident on our roads The aim is to raise awareness of the importance of progressing on to accredited post-test training.
Karen from Warwickshire County Council was our February Road Safety Hero of the month. Karen helps and supports members of the public with their queries and concerns regarding road safety. Karen is the font of all knowledge and if, on the very rare occasion she is unsure of the answer, she always knows who to refer the enquiry to.
Warwickshire County Council Highways Team includes the gritting team, which were our heroes for January . They are out in all weathers keeping our roads safe. The team are up in the early hours spreading grit across Warwickshire’s roads clearing snow when needed.