‘Lively’ line up unveiled for Festival podcasts

07.59 | 30 September 2020 | |

Four special editions of the RSGB Talk podcast will be published during the Festival of Road Safety, covering drug driving, e-scooters, motorcycling and Road Safety Week.

Organised by Road Safety GB, the Festival of Road Safety replaces the 2020 National Road Safety Conference and will run throughout November (2-27 Nov).

There will be a mixture of content delivered on each of the 20 working days – including four RSGB Talk podcasts, co-hosted by Nick Rawlings and Edward Seaman.

Among the confirmed guests are Colin Brown, director of campaigns and political engagement at the Motorcycle Action Group (MAG), and Ean Lewin, managing director and founder of d.Tec International.

Nick Rawlings, podcast co-host, said: “Both Colin and Ean are known for their forthright views which makes them ideal podcast guests.

“We are looking forward to hearing their views on motorcycling and drug driving respectively, in what look set to be two lively sessions.”

The other two podcasts will feature: Jo Bullock, executive head of awareness and education at RoSPA and Collette Dunkley, external relations director at Neuron Mobility, in an episode about e-scooters; while Josh Harris, director of campaigns at Brake will provide a taster for Road Safety Week 2020.

Podcast line-up in full:

Road Safety Week 2020 – what’s happening around the country?
Featuring Josh Harris, director of campaigns, Brake

Drug driving – the real extent of the problem
Featuring Ean Lewin, managing director and founder, d.Tec International

Motorcycles – the forgotten mode of transport?
Featuring Colin Brown, director of campaigns and political engagement, MAG

E-scooters: safety-driven technology?
Featuring Jo Bullock, executive head of awareness and education, RoSPA & Collette Dunkley, external relations direction, Neuron Mobility

The Festival programme will also feature a series of pre-recorded keynote presentations, discussion sessions and workshops – and a bumper fringe programme which will comprise more than 20 presentations covering a wide range of road safety and related topics.

Full details can be found on the Festival website.

Anyone wishing to participate as a speaker, or wanting more information, should contact either Edward Seaman or Nick Rawlings by email, or on 01379 650112.

There is also an opportunity for organisations to support the Festival, either by supplying a video for the Fringe showcase, or by co-sponsoring the Fringe alongside Westcotec and Jenoptik.

Click here for prices or contact Sally Bartrum by email or on 01379 650112 for more information.

All proceeds from the video showcase and sponsorship go directly to Road Safety GB.



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