Final call for ORUC 2019

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Places are still available for the 2019 Older Road User Conference which takes place in London later this month – but the organisers are encouraging anyone still thinking of attending to book as soon as possible.

The one-day conference, jointly organised by Road Safety GB in partnership with New View Consultants and the RAC Foundation, is designed to help road safety professionals keep older people safe on the roads for longer.

The event is once again being held at the Royal Automobile Club’s Pall Mall Clubhouse in central London on 24 September.

The agenda is complete, with the legendary BBC Blue Peter presenter Valerie Singleton OBE delivering the opening keynote address.

In all, the programme comprises 14 presentations covering the following topics:

  • A new training programme to help driving instructors better understand the needs of older road users
  • Autonomous vehicles and older people’s mobility 
  • Hazard perception testing for mobility scooter users
  • Cycling in later life
  • Preparing for life after driving
  • Regional transportation hubs
  • Alternative future transport options for the elderly
  • The Older Road User Safe Mobility Knowledge Programme
  • Safe driving and ageing in Estonia
  • E-bikes and older road users
  • Older road users in London

Delegate registration/more information
Delegate registration for the conference will remain open until Friday 20 September, with places available at £160 plus VAT for Road Safety GB & Academy members.

The cost for attendees from the public sector, third sector and academia is £185 plus VAT and for other attendees £235 plus VAT. The delegate fee covers all refreshments, including lunch.

Click here to book a place to attend, or for more information contact Sally Bartrum (delegate registration) or Nick Rawlings (agenda/speakers etc) on 01379 650112.



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