23 September – 6 October 2024
NPCC Fatal Four Operation – Young Drivers
Organised by National Police Chiefs Council
A fatal four operation focusing on young drivers with the aim to improve road safety by educating and conducting enforcement on the age group that is statistically the most likely to be involved in a serious collision and raising awareness of the Fatal Four for young drivers.
For more details please contact virginia.ellis@westmidlands.police.uk

1–31 October 2024
Tyre Safety Month
Organised by TyreSafe in partnership with National Highways
Every October, Tyre Safety Month (TSM), organised by TyreSafe, focuses on raising awareness about the vital role of tyre maintenance in road safety. By highlighting the dangers of defective and illegal tyres, TSM aims to achieve the vision of zero harm caused by tyre-related incidents on UK roads. This annual campaign educates drivers on the importance of regular tyre checks, ensuring they are inflated correctly, free from damage, and within legal tread depth. By working together with our like-minded organisations, they aim to  minimise preventable incidents and keep everyone safer on the roads.
For more details contact: theteam@tyresafe.org

1-2 October 2024
Child Seat Safety Awareness Course
Organised by Child Seat Safety • online
This course aims to ensure a standardised level of knowledge in relation to all aspects of child safety in vehicles. It is ideal for those with the responsibility of fitting or giving advice around child restraints, particularly within the retail, public and voluntary sectors. It covers the overarching laws and regulations surrounding child car seats, considers features within vehicles which can impact the safe use of a child seat and explores the importance of using the correct seat at each developmental stage of a child’s growth and much more. Using a range of learning styles, delegates will also get the opportunity for a hands-on practical session in order to further explore the wide range of car seats and their different features. 
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3 October 2024
2024 UK Fleet Champions Awards Ceremony
Organised by Brake
The UK Fleet Champions Awards celebrate the hard work and dedication of fleet organisations striving to prevent road deaths and injuries and reduce pollution caused by their vehicles.
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9-10 October 2024
UKROEd/NPCC Roads Policing Conference
Organised by UKROEd/NPCC • Manchester Airport
This roads policing event runs with the tagline ‘taking risk off our roads’. The packed agenda includes keynote speakers looking at young drivers and GDL, with sessions also looking at data, emerging risks and engaging with high-risk offenders.
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10 October 2024 (09.00-11.30)
iRAP revised and updated Route Review Tool (RRT)
Organised by Road Safety Foundation • Delivered online
This course is aimed at practitioners who have experience of iRAP surveys and would like to know more about the RRT and its new functionality.
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15 October 2024
Transport + Health 2024
Organised by TransportXtra • Bristol
Exercise is a miracle cure. It improves physical and mental health and reduces demands on NHS services and social care. The best forms of exercise are those that fit into everyday life, making active travel a “best buy” for improving population-level health. That is why Transport + Health 2024 is an important opportunity to bring transport and health professionals together to share best practice and improve engagement across the inter-related fields of transport and health.
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17 October 2024
Road Safety Delivery in a Primary School Setting
Delivered via Zoom
This course is suitable for any road safety professional who is about to, or is delivering, in a primary school setting. The course is about approaches to learning and teaching and is not meant to be specific to road safety – it is about how to teach and promote learning rather than what to teach.
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17 October 2024 (09.30-12.00)
iRAP Star Ratings for Design
Organised by Road Safety Foundation • Delivered online
This course provides attendees with an overview of what Star Ratings for Designs is and how it can be used for major road transformations or new roads like bypasses. 
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28 October – 10 November 2024
NPCC Operation Dark Night
Organised by National Police Chiefs Council
Operation Dark Night will be focusing on both Pedestrians and Horse Riders due to the spike of collisions involving them in November due to darker nights and poorer visibility. Forces will be engaging with pedestrians and horse riders about increasing safety and visibility and promoting safer behavior amongst all road users when sharing the road space.
For more details please contact virginia.ellis@westmidlands.police.uk

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