2021 Festival programme

The programme for the Festival of Road Safety comprises an exciting mix of pre-recorded and live content, including keynote and fringe presentations, workshops and podcasts.

The pre-recorded content for week four (22-26 Nov) will be published, on this page, on the date and time advertised below, with no need to pre-register. However, if you want to participate in any of the live sessions you will need to register in advance. You can do so by clicking on the links under each session below.

With the permission of the participants, all live sessions will be recorded and published at a later date.

The agenda for weeks two, three and four can be found via the panel on the right-hand-side of this page.

For more information or assistance please contact Edward Seaman by email or on 01379 650112.

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Monday 22 November


PRE-RECORDED: Keynote presentation
Road Safety Initiatives for the Strategic Road Network
Mark Cartwright, Head of Commercial Vehicle Incident Prevention, National Highways
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PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
Latest developments in CycleRAP – a risk evaluation model for bicyclists and light mobility users
Shanna Lucchesi, Project Coordinator, iRAP
More info
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PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
Is school pedestrian training effective? Findings from a pedestrian training scheme evaluation
Becky Needham, Road Safety Officer, England, The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
More info
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Tuesday 23 November


PRE-RECORDED: Keynote presentation
Driving and riding safely for work
Simon Turner (Driving for Better Business) and Mark Cartwright (National Highways)
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PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
Smart Cycle Brum: towards safer and better cycling
David Walker - Head of Leisure & Road Safety, RoSPA
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PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
Young, Rural Drivers
Lorna Lee (AA Charitable Trust) & Brian Lawton (Road Safety Foundation)
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Wednesday 24 November


LIVE: Workshop
How road safety partnerships can fully embrace the Safe System approach and make it stick
Iain Temperton, Traject Road Safety Specialist & Tanya Fosdick, Research Director, Agilysis
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PRE-RECORDED: Keynote presentation
Using telematics data to inform road safety practice
Dr Suzy Charman (Road Safety Foundation) and Sam Chapman (The Floow)
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Thursday 25 November

PRE-RECORDED: Podcast
E-scooters: the dangers they pose for visually impaired people
With guests Sarah Gayton, National Federation of the Blind UK & Tom Walker
This podcast will discuss the NFBUK's campaign to halt the current e-scooter trials around the UK, and have e-scooters banned as a form of transport.
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PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
Encouraging drivers and riders to ‘Know the Dangers’ faced by motorcyclists
Heidi Duffy MBE (Shiny Side Up Partnership) & Edward Seaman (Stennik)
More info
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LIVE: Workshop (12:30-5pm)
SHARP 2025 roundtable: Advancing motorcycle helmet safety information for riders
Facilitated by: Phil Martin, Principal Consultant, TRL
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Friday 26 November


PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
EVO Triangle: how average speed cameras have addressed road safety problems
Geoff Collins CEng MCIHT MIET, Deputy Managing Director, Jenoptik Traffic Solutions UK
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PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
Driver Distraction: Drivers on their phones - unsafe at any speed
Paul Ripley, Founder & CEO, Distraction 999
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PRE-RECORDED: Fringe presentation
If telematics is one side of the coin, then behavioural driver training is the other
Colin Butler, RoadHow
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