2-27 November 2020

2-27 November 2020
Festival of Road Safety
Organised by Road Safety GB
The Festival of Road Safety replaces the 2020 National Road Safety Conference and will comprise a mix of pre-recorded keynote presentations and podcasts, live discussion sessions and workshops, and a fringe programme of road safety and related presentations. In all there will be more than 40 events spread across every working day in November 2020.
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3 November 2020

3 November 2020 (14.00 – 15.00)
Cycling – how can we increase participation while ensuring/improving safety? (online)
Organised by Road Safety GB and delivered via Zoom
This online discussion (2pm) is being organised as part of the Festival of Road Safety. Panellists: Emily Cherry, executive director, Bikeability Trust; Duncan Dollimore, head of campaigns, Cycling UK; and Sonya Hurt, road safety manager, Derbyshire County Council.
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Registration will open in early October

3 November
Designing Effective Messaging (online course)
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy and 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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9 November 2020

9 November 2020
Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Forum 2020 | Streamed Live
Organised by Westminster Insights • Streamed Live
As we seek to reach zero emissions in the coming decades, the successful roll-out of connected and autonomous Vehicles (CAVs) raises a number of challenges and opportunities for the UK. This forum will examine practical strategies to deliver the safe deployment of CAVS and innovative infrastructure. Join key decision makers, innovators, producers, and senior stakeholders from across the transport sector to explore the roll-out of CAVs,the impact of Covid 19 and clean growth.
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9 November 2020
Road Safety Group Webinar 2020
Organised by the National Fire Chiefs Council • online
This webinar will see road safety professionals present on a number of current issues, within the context of Covid-19 – sharing best practice and promoting proactive partnership working. More

10 November 2020

10 November 2020 (14.00 – 15.00)
The School Run – keeping pupils & parents safe while encouraging them to walk and cycle more often (online)
Organised by Road Safety GB and delivered via Zoom
This online discussion is being organised as part of the Festival of Road Safety. Panellists: Carla Leowe, road safety officer, Westminster Council; Adrian Davis, professor of transport & health, Edinburgh Napier University; and Jennifer Wiles, regional director (north), Living Streets.
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Registration will open in early October

16-22 November 2020

UK Road Safety Week 2020
Organised by Brake
Coordinated annually by Brake, the road safety charity, Road Safety Week aims to inspire thousands of schools, organisations and communities to take action on road safety and promote life-saving messages during the Week and beyond. It also provides a focal point for professionals working in road safety to boost awareness and engagement in their work. More

17 November 2020

17 November 2020 (14.00-15.00)
Connected & Autonomous Vehicles – what are the road safety challenges? (online)
Organised by Road Safety GB and delivered by Zoom
This online discussion is being organised as part of the Festival of Road Safety. Panellists: Dr Huw Davies, assistant professor, Institute for Future Transport and Cities, Coventry University; Michael Talbot, Head of strategy, Zenzic (on secondment from the Centre for Connected and Autonomous Vehicles (CCAV))and Ruth Anderson MCIHT, Data & Digital Lead, IHub Future Mobility Team, Innovation & Research, Oxfordshire County Council.
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Registration opens in early October

17 November (Part 1) & 19 November 2020
Introduction to Road Safety Delivery (online course) (Course ref: IRSD2)
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy and delivered via MS Teams
This course has been designed to give practitioners who are new to road safety delivery the knowledge, skills and confidence to be able to deliver simple but effective road safety interventions.
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17 November 2020 (10.00-11.00)
RouteGuard for School Leaders (Webinar)
Facilitator: Cheryl Evans, Traffic & Road Safety Team, Environment Team, West Berkshire Council
This webinar will comprise a walk through to support the process for schools to introduce parents to RouteGuard.
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17 November 2020 (14.00-15.00)
RouteGuard for School Leaders (Webinar)
Facilitator: Cheryl Evans, Traffic & Road Safety Team, Environment Team, West Berkshire Council
This webinar will comprise a walk through to support the process for schools to introduce parents to RouteGuard.
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24 November 2020

24 November 2020 (14.00 – 15.00)
E-scooters – are they safe or do they pose a threat to users and other road users? (online)
Organised by Road Safety GB and delivered on Zoom
This online discussion is being organised as part of the Festival of Road Safety. Panellists: David Davies, executive director, PACTS; Graeme Sherriff, research fellow, University of Salford (and one other TBC)
Registration will open in early October

26 November 2020

26 November 2020
Behavioural Change Course for Highways Engineers (online course)
Organised by Road Safety GB Academy and delivered via Zoom
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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