Latest news from the North East Region


Durham Police first force to trial alcohol interlocks

Durham Police has become the first force in the UK to pilot alcohol interlocks, in an effort to crack down on repeat drink-drive offenders. (BBC News)

End of term recognition for Durham JRSOs

Pupils from County Durham, who have been spreading road safety messages among their classmates, have been praised by the local road safety team.

Campaign highlights dangers of texting while driving

Giant mobile phones – displaying the final messages sent by drivers killed while using their device at the wheel – are going on display across Northumbria.

Road Safety GB NE launches World Cup drink-drive campaign

Road Safety GB North East is urging drivers to leave their car keys at home before going out drinking during this summer’s FIFA World Cup, which kicks off next week.


Road safety teams listed A-Z

Darlington Borough Council

Andy Casey, Road Safety Officer, Darlington Borough Council, 17 Allington Way, Darlington, County Durham DL1 5QT
01325 406695 • andy.casey@darlington.gov.uk


Durham County Council

Paul Watson, Road Safety Section Manager, Regeneration and Local Services, Durham County Council, County Hall, Durham DH1 5UQ
03000 268166 • paul.watson@durham.gov.uk


Gateshead Council

Siobhan Bowery, Sustainable Transport & Road Safety Team Leader, Development Transport & Public Protection, Communities & Environment, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead NE8 1HH
0191 433 3109 • siobhanbowery@gateshead.gov.uk


Hartlepool Borough Council

Tony Davison, Sustainable Travel Officer – Traffic and Transport, Hartlepool Borough Council, Level 4, Civic Centre, Victoria Road, Hartlepool TS24 8AY

01429 523259 •  tony.davison@hartlepool.gov.uk


Middlesbrough Borough Council

Lynn Hepworth, Road Safety Officer, Middlesbrough Council, Safe & Active Travel, Highways & Transportation, Vancouver House, Gurney Street, Middlesbrough TS1 9FW
01642 728178 • Lynn_Hepworth@middlesbrough.gov.uk


Newcastle City Council

Cheryl Ford Lyddon, Road Safety Manager, Newcastle City Council, 7th Floor Civic Centre, Barras Bridge, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 8QH
0191 2115961 • cheryl.ford-lyddon@newcastle.gov.uk


North Tyneside Council

Paul Adams, Sustainable Transport Officer, Capita with North Tyneside Council, Quadrant East, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside NE27 OBY
0191 643 6125 • paul.adams@northtyneside.gov.uk


Northumberland County Council

Leslie Gilbert, Northumberland County Council, Community & Environment, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland NE61 2EF
01670 624113 • Leslie.Gilbert@northumberland.gov.uk


Redcar & Cleveland Borough Council

Road Safety, Belmont House, Rectory Lane, Guisborough, Yorkshire TS14 7FD
01642 774774


South Tyneside Council

Kim Quest-Law, Road Safety Co-ordinator, South Tyneside Council, Business and Resource, Middlefields, Heddon Way, South Shields NE34 0NT
0191 424 7613 • kim.questlaw@southtyneside.gov.uk


Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Anthony Wilton, Principal Engineer Road Safety and Car Parking, Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Technical Services Division, PO Box 229, Kingsway House, West Precinct, Billingham TS23 2YL
01642 528709 • anthony.wilton@stockton.gov.uk


Sunderland City Council

Anthony Bell, Road Safety Engineer, Sunderland City Council
0191 561 1524 • www.sunderland.gov.uk