March 2017

March 2017

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1 March 2017
FTA Van Excellence Operational Briefing
Organised by FTA : Villa Park, Birmingham
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has organised a number of Van Excellence Operational Briefings, designed to improve safety and compliance within the industry. The briefings, designed to assist any van operator, from large fleets to those with just one vehicle, will explore risk and driver management and discuss best practice and compliance issues. More

Complimentary offer to Road Safety GB & Academy members
The cost to attend is normally £50 but FTA is generously offering 20 free places across three venues for Road Safety GB & Academy members, to be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis. To find out more or request a place contact Mark Cartwright, head of vans at the FTA, on 07818 450365.

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2 March 2017
Behavioural Change Course (one day)
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy in partnership with Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service Winsford, Cheshire
This course is designed to give road safety practitioners an insight into the world of behavioural change models and techniques, and how interventions can be developed that will look at the underlying issues associated with risk related  behaviour, and ultimately collisions.
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2 March 2017
Driving a Cultural Change in Fleet Safety - Fleet Safety Leadership programme
Organised by Cranfield University : Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

With the cost of road crashes to UK businesses increasing year-on-year, organisations face significant heath, performance, financial and safety risks through the operation of its fleet. This event aims to enhance delegates ability to apply business leadership principles to fleet safety andenhance their skills to think more strategically and help effectively implement strategies. More

2 March 2017
National Data Analysts’ Conference 2017
Organised by Road Safety GB in partnership with Road Safety Analysis • Birmingham
Now in its second year, the 2017 National Data Analysts' Conference will this year be held at the IET Birmingham. Once again adopting the theme ‘Joining the Dots’, the programme will cover a range of topics and includes a workshop sessions in the afternoon. More

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7 March 2017
Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEV): Next Steps for Local Authorities in Delivering Cleaner Air
Organised by Westminster Briefing : London
Attend this event to hear from Steve Ives, head of competitions, Office for Low Emission Vehicles to get an up-to-date brief on what the Government is doing to promote cleaner air in relation to ULEVs and discuss what the priorities are for your area. The event will also assess the various funding pots available and provide delegates the opportunity to hear the latest good practice in delivering ULEV schemes. More

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8 March 2016
20's Plenty for Healthier Places Conference
Organised by 20's Plenty : Birmingham

Now in its 8th year, the national 20mph conference will focuses on why and how best to implement and educate drivers on 20mph limits, in particular relation to creating a healthier public realm that feels safer, cleaner and friendlier for all. More

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9 March 2017
RoSPA Road Safety Conference 2017
Organised by RoSPA : Birmingham
In 2017 RoSPA will be celebrating its 100th anniversary. Since the charity’s inception the roads and vehicles have changed dramatically, whilst sadly tackling road user error is just as important today as it was in 1896 when Bridget Driscoll became Britain’s first road vehicle fatality. This year’s conference looks at how technology is changing the face of road safety and considers innovative safety interventions. More

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15 March 2017
Managing road risk and promoting sustainability for car fleets
Organised by Brake • Online
Brake is running a free webinar for fleet and road safety professionals about the steps organisations needs to take to successfully manage occupational road risk. The webinar will provide best practice guidance for companies with their own fleets, and those with employees who use their own cars for work, and to commute. It will cover topics including best practice policies and procedures relating to buying, leasing and maintaining vehicles, monitoring and assessing employees who drive cars, and enabling public transport and active travel. Register here

 

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16 March 2017
Boosting Cycling Activity and Improving Safety: Tackling the UKs Overdependence on Motorised Road Transport 
Organised by Public Policy Exchange : Central London
With the imminent publication of the finalised Cycling and Walking Investment Strategy, and the accompanying release of the Cycling and Walking Infrastructure Plan, this symposium will offer local authorities, government departments, cyclist groups, regeneration agencies, and retailers with a timely and invaluable opportunity to identify opportunities for transformation, and develop tailored interventions to ensure that cycling becomes safe, easy, enjoyable in all local areas. More

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22 March 2017
Collision investigation: how can we learn more?
Organised by PACTS : Westminster, London
Road collision investigation in the UK is a complicated business, involving multiple agencies, companies and professionals performing specialist roles. There are calls for a road collision investigation branch to be created, as exists for other transport modes and in other countries. PACTS believes that improvements are needed to improve learning in order to reduce road casualties. This event will see expert speakers from public and private sectors explain current developments and opportunities for change. More

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23 March 2017
FTA Van Excellence Operational Briefing
Organised by FTA : Twickenham
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has organised a number of Van Excellence Operational Briefings, designed to improve safety and compliance within the industry. The briefings, designed to assist any van operator, from large fleets to those with just one vehicle, will explore risk and driver management and discuss best practice and compliance issues. More

Complimentary offer to Road Safety GB & Academy members
The cost to attend is normally £50 but FTA is generously offering 20 free places across three venues for Road Safety GB & Academy members, to be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis. To find out more or request a place contact Mark Cartwright, head of vans at the FTA, on 07818 450365.

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24 March & 3 April 2017
Client Centred Learning (CCL) Course for ADIs
Winchester • Delivered by Hampshire County Council
Course fee: £140 plus VAT
More about this course
To book: please contact Lyndsay Ellarby by email or on 01962 832207

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27-28 March 2017 (Part one) | 8-9 May 2017 (Part two)

Road Safety Practitioner Foundation Course
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy in partnership with Safer Roads Humber • Scunthorpe DN17 2JL
The Road Safety Practitioner Foundation Course aims to provide participants with an overview of the knowledge and skills they need to effectively and safely deliver a road safety educational intervention.
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This course is fully subscribed - no further availability

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29 March 2017
FTA Van Excellence Operational Briefing
Organised by FTA : Harrogate
The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has organised a number of Van Excellence Operational Briefings, designed to improve safety and compliance within the industry. The briefings, designed to assist any van operator, from large fleets to those with just one vehicle, will explore risk and driver management and discuss best practice and compliance issues. More

Complimentary offer to Road Safety GB & Academy members
The cost to attend is normally £50 but FTA is generously offering 20 free places across three venues for Road Safety GB & Academy members, to be allocated on a 'first come, first served' basis. To find out more or request a place contact Mark Cartwright, head of vans at the FTA, on 07818 450365.

29 March 2017
Road safety children and young people – innovation in tough times: what matters and what works?
Organisted by CAPT : London
With big cuts in funds in recent years, local areas have had to make tough decisions about which road safety initiatives to prioritise in relation to children and young people, often only focusing on the basics. But this has not meant that innovation has ended. CAPT’s free road safety seminar will highlight examples of promising initiatives that have been developed in response to restricted resources, as well as others that have been protected and continue to thrive. For more information about the seminar, contact Kevin Lowe by email or on 020 7608 7363. To book a place at the free event, email Lise Hansen.

29 March 2017
WJ South Innovation Day
Organised by WJ Innovation : ExCel, Lodon
The WJ South Innovation Day will see the road marking industry’s latest safety and research and development initiatives showcased to delegates. Taking place at the ExCel on 29 March, the event is CPD endorsed and will feature the latest thinking in the road marking sector alongside a series of live practical demonstrations. The agenda, which features a keynote speech from Dana Skelley OBE, TfL’s asset management director of surface transport, will cover safety, efficiency, collaboration, delivery and innovation, with a number of technical presentations introducing new products and processes. More