Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership announces new date for their Free Drive On Event

Social media graphic for Drive On 18.10.22

Following the national period of mourning for Her Majesty The Queen Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership are able to release their new date for their Drive On Event Safety Event as part of the Project Edward Campaign. The event will be held on the 18th of October 10am-3pm at Dobbie’s Garden Centre in Rugby.


Warwickshire Road Safety Partners will come together to deliver an engagement event around driver safety, to help raise awareness of project EDWARD.


Project EDWARD (Every Day Without A Road Death) is using the theme Changing Minds, Changing Behaviour for 2022 as an opportunity to showcase best practice in road safety.


The event, which will take place at Dobbies Garden Centre, Rugby on Tuesday 18th October, 10am – 3pm will bring together partners from across Warwickshire. Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service which will be in attendance to offer free vehicle maintenance safety advice and Warwickshire Police will offer free child car seat checks. Warwickshire County Council will also offer information and resources to support safe and active travel.


Also confirmed for the event is Warwickshire’s local Regional Driving Assessment Centre (RDAC), and IAM RoadSmart. Representatives from both organisations will be available to talk about licence renewal at 70, eyesight requirements and much more. The British Horse Society and More Than A Cyclist will be attending to raise awareness of the Highway Code changes.


To find out more about this event please email roadsafetyeducation@warwickshire.gov.uk or to read more about Project EDWARD week of action visit projectedward.org.


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Date Issued 26.09.22