Warwickshire Trading Standards is supporting Citizens Advice to help used car buyers steer clear of problems

Warwickshire Trading Standards is supporting Citizens Advice to help used car buyers steer clear of problems Citizens Advice’s National Consumer Service is offering top advice tips to the estimated 3.5 million people nationally who are currently looking to buy a used car.    New data from Citizens Advice reveals last year the charity’s National Consumer… Continue reading Warwickshire Trading Standards is supporting Citizens Advice to help used car buyers steer clear of problems

Free child car seat check and vehicle maintenance advice events are back this half term

Free child car seat check and vehicle maintenance advice events are back this half term Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership is inviting residents to attend free child car seat check and vehicle advice events being held throughout Warwickshire between 28 May and 1 June.   Delivered by Child Seat Safety, experts in the field of car… Continue reading Free child car seat check and vehicle maintenance advice events are back this half term

Enhanced junction in Leamington supports priority for walking and cycling

Enhanced junction in Leamington supports priority for walking and cycling Work has recently been completed on a priority crossing for pedestrians and cyclists as part of the new cycle route along the A452 Kenilworth Road in Leamington Spa.   The works have involved construction of a road hump on Cloister Crofts with give-way markings for… Continue reading Enhanced junction in Leamington supports priority for walking and cycling

Supporting children to travel actively: Free Scootability Training in Warwickshire

Supporting children to travel actively: Free Scootability Training in Warwickshire Scootability training is back for 2024!   Warwickshire County Council and Warwickshire Road Safety Partners are supporting Sustrans Big Walk and Wheel by offering free Scootability training throughout the county during the first week of the Easter holidays (25 – 29 March).   To find… Continue reading Supporting children to travel actively: Free Scootability Training in Warwickshire

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