Warwickshire takes major step towards more active travel with new infrastructure plan

Warwickshire takes major step towards more active travel with new infrastructure plan Active travel in Warwickshire gets a major boost as Warwickshire County Council Cabinet approves the Local Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan (LCWIP).    This plan, which identifies and prioritises over 300 walking, wheeling and cycling infrastructure schemes for potential delivery, demonstrates a clear… Continue reading Warwickshire takes major step towards more active travel with new infrastructure plan

Innovative School Streets pilot hailed a success at Eastlands Primary School in Rugby

Innovative School Streets pilot hailed a success at Eastlands Primary School in Rugby Eastlands Primary School road safety scheme is hailed a great success.   A pilot road safety scheme from Warwickshire County Council at Eastlands Primary School in Rugby has been hailed a success in making the local street safer for the school and… Continue reading Innovative School Streets pilot hailed a success at Eastlands Primary School in Rugby

Work begins on major safety upgrades on A439 Warwick Road in Stratford-upon-Avon

Work begins on major safety upgrades on A439 Warwick Road in Stratford-upon-Avon Warwickshire County Council is pleased to announce the start of vital safety improvements on the A439 Warwick Road in Stratford-upon-Avon.   This project aims to significantly reduce the number of collisions and create a safer, more accessible environment for all road users and… Continue reading Work begins on major safety upgrades on A439 Warwick Road in Stratford-upon-Avon

Walking can really ruin a phone!

Walking can ruin a phone! A new pavement art campaign at selected Warwickshire Secondary Schools warns young people about the dangers of walking and texting.   Walking can really ruin a phone is the important message of a new pavement art campaign from Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership.  The new art installations organised by Warwickshire County… Continue reading Walking can really ruin a phone!

Let’s talk about…Speed for Brake Road Safety Week 2023

Let’s talk about…Speed for Brake Road Safety Week 2023 Warwickshire County Council’s Road Safety Education Team is supporting Brake Road Safety Week which takes place between 19 and 25 November 2023.   The theme of this year’s event is: Let’s talk about…Speed, with the goal of starting essential conversations about safe speeds on our roads.… Continue reading Let’s talk about…Speed for Brake Road Safety Week 2023

Warwickshire shares Road Safety Week resource

Warwickshire shares Road Safety Week resource Ahead of this year’s Road Safety Week, Warwickshire County Council’s Road Safety Education Team is launching a new digital resource for young people aged 4-12 years.   The resource raises awareness of age-appropriate issues relating to speed and is designed to help young people be safer road users.   … Continue reading Warwickshire shares Road Safety Week resource

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service raises awareness of road safety with unique installation

Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service raises awareness of road safety with unique installation In 2022, 49 people were injured, 236 people were seriously injured and 19 people were tragically killed on Warwickshire’s roads. Behind every figure is a family who have had their whole lives changed.   To help improve safety across the county, Warwickshire… Continue reading Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service raises awareness of road safety with unique installation

Cyclists save 6,984 kg of carbon on National Cycle to Work Day 2023

Today, dedicated staff at Warwickshire County Council have supported National Cycle to Work Day 2023 by ditching their cars for bikes instead.

Approval given to a new Local Transport Plan for Warwickshire

Approval given to a new Local Transport Plan for Warwickshire At its meeting on Tuesday 25 July, WCC gave its approval for the adoption of a new version of its Local Transport Plan (LTP4). The LTP4 comprises the strategies that will be used to improve and manage transport in Warwickshire. The LTP4, which has been produced… Continue reading Approval given to a new Local Transport Plan for Warwickshire

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership announces results of seatbelt campaign

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership announces results of seatbelt campaign Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership has announced the results of a seatbelt road safety campaign in May and June.   The campaign used the well-known phrase ‘it doesn’t take a brain surgeon’ to demonstrate that wearing a seatbelt is simple not requiring much effort and asked drivers… Continue reading Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership announces results of seatbelt campaign