September 2017

September 2017

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4 September & 5 October 2017
Behavioural Change Course (two day - pilot)
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy in partnership with Buckinghamshire County Council • Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Road Safety GB Academy is piloting a new two-day behavioural change course and is offering the pilot course at a big discount - a flat fee of £100 plus VAT for all attendees.
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7 September 2017
Humberside Road Safety Practitioner’s Event
Organised by Humberside Fire & Rescue : Hull
This one-day event will focus on two areas: partnership working - how can we take partnerships to the next level, and older drivers - the challenges of an ageing population. Fore more info, contact Dale Turrell, road safety team leader, via email or at 01482 399067.

 

7 September 2017
Tackling potholes and improving road maintenance: developing a sustainable strategy to address potholes on UK roads 
Organised by Public Policy Exchange : Central London
This event will examine the latest funding allocations for the £250m Pothole Action Fund, while discussing the key findings of the 2017 Annual Local Authority Road Maintenance Survey. Delegates will gain insights into how local highway authorities can improve their public communications to provide clear and transparent road repair information. More

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9-10 September 2017
Somerset Road Safety Event
Organised by Somerset Road Safety : the Fleet Air Arm Museum 
With car, motorcycle and bicycle dealers displaying their products, alongside the emergency services and other charitable organisations, this two-day event is aiming to promote road safety to road users. Attendees will have the opportunity to take on motorcycle slow manoeuvring exercises, while car drivers can practice a variety of parking exercises including the ‘self-park’ systems. IAM RoadSmart, the DVSA, Highways England and the DHL ‘TACS’ team will be there with more than 30 exhibitors in all. For more info, contact Neill Sedgwick via email.

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11-15 September 2017
IRF Rural Roads for Development Course
Organised by the International Road Federation (IRF) : University of Birmingham
This course is a 5-day, intensive and practical residential programme delivered by experts of international repute. It is aimed at road sector professionals, road engineers, field engineers, planners, road maintenance managers who want to be exposed to cutting-edge established methodologies in rural transport for development. By the end of the course, the participants are expected to have acquired an understanding of a number of key items, including: the contribution of rural roads to growth and poverty reduction, methods of pro-poor transport appraisal and rural road design and construction methodologies. More

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3 October 2017
National Standard Review Workshop
Hosted by the Bikeablity Team • Leeds
The National Standard for Cycle Training is currently under review and four regional workshops are planned to provide a forum for road safety professionals to provide their views. The number of places at each workshop is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and to ensure a mix of schemes/organisations attending.
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19 September 2017
Brake's 'pledge' training course
Organised by Brake : Edinburgh
This training covers six key areas of occupational road risk, what employers should be doing to manage their risk, and how to successfully educate and engage drivers with road safety messages. All attendees will receive access to Brake's toolkit of Pledge resources, which includes advice for managers on delivering and implementing different areas of the Pledge, and also educational tools such as videos and posters that can be used with drivers. More

19 September 2017
Transport Accessibility: Improving public transport for disabled people
Organised by Westminster Briefing : Central London
With the new draft accessibility action plan to be published later this year, join Angela Greenaway, Head of Transport Accessibility & Inclusion Strategy, Department for Transport and Faryal Velmi, Director, Transport for All for an up-to-date brief and to discuss the challenges and solutions for disable people when using public transport. More

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20-21 September 2017
2017 Emergency Services Show
Organised by Broden Media : NEC, Birmingham
The 2017 Emergency Services Show will be held at the NEC, Birmingham, on 20-21 September. The annual event will feature a new CPD-accredited road safety seminar and an 'extrication competition', organised in conjunction with West Midlands Fire Service. More than 80 voluntary groups, NGOs, supporting suppliers and charities assisting the bluelight services will attend the show, which has now been running for a decade. More

20 September 2017
Taking part in UK Road Safety Week 2017 webinar
Organised by Brake
Brake’s online webinar, Taking part in UK Road Safety Week 2017, is being held on 20 September (10-11.30am) and is an opportunity to hear from companies that took part in Road Safety Week 2016. It aims to provide employers with inspiration and advice on running successful activities and communication campaigns, both internally and as community events. More

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21 September 2017
Project Edward - 'European Day Without A Road Death'
Organised by TISPOL : Europe
TISPOL has announced the date for its second 'European Day Without A Road Death' - better known as Project Edward. The awareness raising event will take place on Thursday 21 September. More information about the event will be released in due course. More

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25 September 2017
National Standard Review Workshop
Hosted by the Bikeablity Team • London
The National Standard for Cycle Training is currently under review and four regional workshops are planned to provide a forum for road safety professionals to provide their views. The number of places at each workshop is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and to ensure a mix of schemes/organisations attending.
Click here for more information or to book a place (scroll down the page to 'workshops')

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27 September 2017
Behavioural Change Course (one day)
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy in partnership with Gem Motoring Assist • Forest Row, East Sussex
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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27-28 September 2017
Media Training Course (two days)
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy in partnership with Hackney Council’s Road Safety Team • The Tomlinson Centre, Hackney, London
This two-day course covers a wide range of topics including the media landscape, the role of PR and media management, writing for news and interview scenarios including TV/OB and radio.
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28 September 2017
2017 Fleet Safety Awards
Organised by Brake : Birmingham
Brake's Fleet Safety Awards recognise the achievements of those working to help reduce the number of road crashes involving at-work drivers. The winners are announced at this celebratory gala dinner. More
 

28 September 2017
Healthy Streets Awards
Organised by Landor Links : Walthamstow
Taking place on 28 September at the Walthamstow Assembly Hall, the awards recognise and reward excellence in the planning and delivery of healthy street improvements in towns and cities in Great Britain and Ireland. More


 

28 September 2017
National Standard Review Workshop
Hosted by the Bikeablity Team • Manchester
The National Standard for Cycle Training is currently under review and four regional workshops are planned to provide a forum for road safety professionals to provide their views. The number of places at each workshop is limited and will be allocated on a first come, first served basis and to ensure a mix of schemes/organisations attending.
Click here for more information or to book a place (scroll down the page to 'workshops')