This section of the website contains information on the Government’s Road Safety Strategy and its targets for reducing the number of road deaths and injuries by 2010. In addition there is information about Government policies and initiatives and advice for all road users. For news of our latest campaigns and road safety advice, visit the THINK! road safety website.
Including Tomorrow's roads: safer for everyone - the Government's strategy for improving road safety over the next decade.
Information about the Road Safety Act 2006.
Guidance, resources and activities for those individuals and bodies responsible for educating children about road safety.
Information on the Department's work with local authorities on road safety demonstration and partnership projects.
Information for drivers and riders.
Department for Transport estimates of the values for prevention of road casualties and road accidents for use in the appraisal of road schemes.
Road safety information, guidance and good practice for local authorities.
DfT road safety research projects covering the behaviour of drivers and other road users, and measures that can be taken to promote greater road safety.
How and why the Department for Transport is committed to reducing the number of injuries and fatalities caused by excessive or inappropriate speed. This section incorporates information and guidance about the use and management of safety cameras (speed cameras and red light cameras) in the UK.
To further support local highway authorities in delivering casualty reduction targets locally, an annual £4million Road Safety Partnership Grant Scheme was launched at the end of October 2006, inviting bids from all local highway authorities in England.
A fund which can provide grants to outside bodies (other than local authorities) with innovative proposals for improving road safety and reducing casualties.
Dr Stephen Ladyman took part in a live webchat about road safety issues.
- 13 November 2006
This document (CM 6442) is the Government's Response to the Transport Committee's Report on Traffic Law and its Enforcement, which was published on 31st October 2004.
- 31 May 2005
This is the third of a continuing series of quarterly reports on progress towards delivering the many commitments in the road safety strategy, "Tomorrow' roads - safer for everyone", that will help achieve the Government's casualty reduction targets for 2010. The report does not cover separate progress and achievements in Scotland and Wales.
- 31 May 2005
Implementation report to end June 2002 (spreadsheet).
- 31 May 2005
For related documents, pages and internet links, see the column on the right.