2-3 March 2021
Joining the Dots 2021 (virtual conference)
Organised by Road Safety GB & Agilysis
In a year of unprecedented challenge and change, the Road Safety GB National Analysts’ Conference (Joining the Dots) is pressing ahead for a 6th year, continuing to provide support and guidance for the road safety profession, stakeholders and the wider community alike.
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3 March 2021
Behavioural Change Course for Highways Engineers (online course)
This course, which will be delivered in a Zoom virtual classroom, is essential CPD learning for civil highway engineers, urban planners and other related disciplines around the development of infrastructure that will impact on the safety of road users. It will provide them with a wider understanding of the relationship between the built environment and the ‘road user’, enabling them to explore, design and implement infrastructure that will take into account the limitations of the ‘human’ in the system.
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3 & 4 March 2021 (Part 1) & 12 & 13 April 2021 (Part 2)
Road Safety Practitioner Foundation Course (online course)
Delivered via Zoom
This course provides participants with an overview of the whole process from identifying a road safety issue, to developing an intervention and through to evaluation.
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4 March 2021 • 14.00 – 15.00 (GMT)
The Global Language of Road Safety and Why it Matters (webinar)
Organised by DriveTech • Free to attend
The global language of road safety is a topic of primary importance within the motor industry. To encourage businesses to consider the role of language in their road safety programmes, DriveTech will host a free-to-attend webinar to help professionals responsible for fleet safety reduce risk for their drivers. Special guests will include Dr Shaun Helman, chief scientist at TRL, and Brian Nixon, AECOM’s group safety, health and environment manager. Key areas of discussion will include the reality of global road safety, alongside the roles of communication and behavioural change in reducing fatalities.
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8-26 March 2021
PTW Riders: Improving safety and reducing collisions and casualties (online event)
Organised by Road Safety GB
This online event replaces a conference of the same name which has been cancelled because of the Covid-19 pandemic. The PTW Riders event will be aired free-to-all during March 2021, commencing Monday 8 March. The programme will comprise a mix of pre-recorded video presentations, live discussion sessions and podcasts.
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10 March 2021 • 11.00
The Honest Truth Q&A Webinar
Organised by FirstCar • Delivered online
Founded in 2009, The Honest Truth is a national road safety initiative which works in close collaboration with emergency services, local authorities and ADIs to improve young driver safety. The campaign graphics feature the use of animal heads to depict risky driving behaviours. Anyone interested in finding out more about The Honest Truth can register to join this Q&A webinar on Wednesday 10 March (11am).
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11 March 2021 • 11.00 – 12.00
Question Time: PTW Riders – Improving safety and reducing collisions and casualties (online discussion session)
Organised by Road Safety GB • Delivered via Zoom
There are 100 spaces available for this free-to-attend online discussion session. The panellists comprise: Karen Cole, director of safety and training, MCIA; Dr Cris Burgess, senior lecturer in psychology, University of Exeter; Colin Brown, director of campaigns and political engagement, MAG; and Iain Temperton, Traject Road Safety Specialist.
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11 March 2021 • 11.00 – 12.00
Project EDWARD 2021 Planning Meeting (online)
Organised by James Luckhurst • Delivered via Microsoft Teams
The Project EDWARD team invites you to join them on as they set out their plans for 100 days of road safety advocacy and engagement, culminating in a week of action and events (13-17 Sept).  The theme for Project EDWARD 2021 is Fit for the Road with a focus on driver compliance and vehicle safety, mainly with regard to work-related road risk. The planning meeting will take place on Microsoft Teams.
Contact James Luckhurst by email for more information or to register to attend the meeting (by 2 March pls).
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16 March 2021
Delivering Virtual Training (online course)
Delivered via Zoom
This course is designed to equip road safety practitioners with the skills to develop and deliver road safety interventions online.
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Course fully subcribed – no further availability

18 March 2021
Living Streets’ National Walking Summit 2021
Online event
This one-day conference will discuss Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, the controversy around them and how to ensure their successful implementation. The agenda includes UK speakers, who will look at the lessons learned from the nationwide LTN roll-out brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
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19 March 2021
Designing Effective Messaging (online course)

Delivered via Zoom
This course, which will be delivered in a Zoom virtual classroom, aims to help develop a road safety practitioner’s ability to design an effective road safety message. It covers a wide spectrum of topics around effective messaging and will enhance skills and confidence in design and delivery.
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23 March 2021 (2pm)
Webinar to Celebrate Award Winning Work on Safe Road Use
Organised by Agilysis • Online (free to attend)
This is the first international award winners’ webinar for the Prince Michael International Road Safety Awards. Bringing together several projects that focus on road users, this free to attend webinar will spotlight work to promote effective policies that deliver improved safety, an intervention that delivers life saving protection to vulnerable young motorcycle passengers, and innovative campaigning that embraces behavioural science to address high risk groups.
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24 March 2021 (am)
Connected and autonomous transport in the UK – next steps for legal and regulatory frameworks, infrastructure, market growth, and UK leadership
Organised by Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport (WEET) Forum
This online conference will discuss the next steps for connected and automated mobility (CAM) and connected and automated vehicles (CAV) in the UK.
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27 March 2021 • 11.00 – 12.00
Driving safely for longer (online webinar)
Organised by Older Drivers Forum for Gloucestershire • Delivered via Zoom
If you’ve ever worried about an older relative’s driving, the Older Drivers Forum for Gloucestershire is running a series of webinars to support those difficult conversations about driving. Following another lockdown break from driving, it’s more important than ever that older people feel confident and competent behind the wheel before setting off. To join this presentation please email the Older Driver Forum at odfglos@gmail.com for a link to connect to the Zoom meeting.


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