Latest news from East Midlands

Midlands roads to become UK’s autonomous vehicle testbed

More than 50 miles of public roads in Birmingham, Coventry and Warwickshire will be used to test connected and autonomous vehicles (CAVs), as part of a Government funded project.

Toothbrushing motorist highlights dangers of distraction

Northamptonshire Police has released images of a driver caught brushing his teeth at the wheel in an effort to raise awareness of the dangers of distracted driving.


Road safety teams listed A-Z

Derby City Council

Aidan Ryrie, Road Safety Principle Officer, Regeneration and Community Department | Derby City Council, Roman House, Friar Gate, Derby DE1 1XB
01332 641778 • aidan.ryrie@derby.gov.uk


Derbyshire County Council

Matt Pickard, Derbyshire County Council, Road Safety Team, Environmental Services Dept, County Hall, Matlock, Derbyshire DE4 3AG
01629 538 659 • Matt.pickard@derbyshire.gov.uk


Leicester City Council

Simon White, Team Leader – Highway Development Control & Road Safety, Leicester City Council, 2nd floor, Rutland Wing, City Hall, Charles Street, Leicester LE1 1FZ
0116 454 2854 • Simon.White@leicester.gov.uk


Leicestershire County Council

James Gibson, Safe & Sustainable Travel Manager, Leicestershire County Council, County Hall, Glenfield, Leicestershire LE3 8RJ
0116 305 6166 • James.Gibson@leics.gov.uk


Lincolnshire County Council

Kate Fielden, Principal Road Safety Coordinator, Lincolnshire Road Safety Partnership, Witham House, The Pelham Centre, Canwick Road, Lincoln LN5 8HE
01522 805 804 • kate.fielden@lincolnshire.gov.uk


Northamptonshire County Council

John Spencer, Team Leader – Road Safety & Travel Choices, Northamptonshire Highways
One Angel Square, Angel Street, Northampton NN1 1ED
DDI: 01604 364430 • JSpencer@kierwsp.co.uk • www.kierwsp.co.uk


Nottingham City Council

Scott Talbot-Hartshorn, Team Leader, Nottingham City Council, Road Safety Services, 4th Floor, Lawrence House, Talbot Street, Nottingham NG2 3NG
0115 915 6583 • scott.talbot@nottinghamcity.gov.uk


Nottinghamshire County Council

Sonya Hurt (sonya.hurt@viaem.co.uk), Team Manager Highway Safety – North & Gareth Coles, Team Manager Highway Safety – South, Highway Safety, Nottinghamshire County Council, Trent Bridge House, Fox Road, West Bridgford, Nottingham NG2 6BJ
0115 977 4272 (Sonya Hurt) • 0115 977 2206 (Gareth Coles) • sonya.hurt@viaem.co.uk