New Warwickshire BikeSafe 2024 dates released

The ever popular BikeSafe workshop, the UK’s No 1 police-led motorcycle safety initiative is back in Warwickshire for 2024 with 92 spaces available over 14 Sundays from April to October.

HandsFREE is dangerous say police and road safety partners

We are asking the public to think about whether they really need to use a handsfree mobile phone whilst driving because national research has found that handsfree phone use is just as distracting and dangerous as handheld phone use whilst driving.

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

Almost 100 people arrested during Christmas operation to target drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol

Warwickshire Police has arrested 95 people on suspicion of drink or drug driving as the result of a month long operation that started on 1 December and continued over Christmas and New Year.

Fourteen more drivers arrested on suspicion of drink or drug driving

Police have arrested a further 14 drivers on suspicion of drink or drug driving from Friday 15 December to Wednesday morning 20 December.

Public help officers to arrest suspected drink drivers over the weekend

Officers have had a busy few days over the weekend of Friday 8 to Monday 11 December arresting drivers they believe are choosing to drink alcohol or take illegal drugs and drive on Warwickshire’s roads.

Police arrest drink and drug drivers across Warwickshire

Warwickshire Police are continuing to increase their patrols across the county to target and arrest suspected drink and drug drivers over Christmas and the New Year.

Officers concentrate on removing drink and drug drivers from the roads in the run up to Christmas and New Year

Officers are increasing their enforcement activity across Warwickshire in the run up to Christmas and into the New Year in order to catch drink and drug drivers and reduce the number of people killed or injured every year on our roads.

Operation targets motorists who ignore Highway Code rules by passing cyclists too close

Whilst most drivers passed cyclists safely, some need to give cyclists more space when they overtake them is the conclusion of the latest Operation Close Pass that took place on Hillmorton Road in Rugby today, Monday 18 September.

Motorcyclists and moped riders urged to refresh and improve their road skills

Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership is calling on bikers of all ages whatever size motorbike or moped they ride to improve their road skills.