Agenda & speakers: Session two


Agenda, speakers & presentations


Session 2: 3.00 – 5.00pm - A local focus

A series of presentations by senior and experienced road safety officers, looking at how they are delivering road safety services in an environment of shrinking resources and finance. The individual presentations will be followed by a Q&A session in which delegates will be invited to put questions to all presenters.

Jeremy Phillips, Road Safety Manager, Devon County Council

This presentation will explain how the Devon road safety team met a requirement to cut budget while maintaining services and minimising front line losses. Examples will include business transfer models, smart commissioning, outsourcing, job enrichment for non- road safety personnel, and contracting out to term consultants and others. More

Andrew Bradley, Sustainable Transport Manager & Trish Hirst, Road Safety Officer, City of York Council

Five years after the end of the Specific Road Safety Grant, this presentation will look at what the City of York road safety team has done right, and more importantly, what has hindsight taught us. More... 
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John Spencer, Road Safety and Sustainability Team Leader, Northamptonshire County Council

Presentation: The benefits and challenges of outsourcing road safety services

This presentation will provide a road map of how the integration took place, the benefits and challenges for road safety delivery and the impact on the team moving from public sector to a private sector provider. More...
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Philippa Young, Group Manager for Traffic and Road Safety & Jo Edwards, Principal Road Safety Engineer, Warwickshire County Council

In 2013 Warwickshire County Council announced that it would be removing virtually all the revenue funding for Road Safety ETP work from May 2016. This presentation will outline initiatives the team has taken to ensure that the service is maintained, including appointing a business development officer and charging for resources and services. More... 
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Matt Davey, Head of Highways & Transport at Wokingham Borough Council, representing Safer Roads Berkshire

Presentation: Making the switch; an agile service in austere times

The creation of an innovative and agile shared service with a not-for-profit provider has enabled road safety teams in Berkshire to manage down costs and maintain necessary skills. This approach has enabled the partner authorities to expand service, increase flexibility in delivery and reduce expenditure. More... 
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