Ryedale District Council

Safer roads

To minimise the levels of those killed and seriously injured on the roads of Ryedale

Road Wise - Promoting Safer Road Use in North Yorkshire has details and information on promoting safer roads to all road users.

  • Targeted road safety education in primary and secondary schools
  • ‘Drive Alive’ multi-agency pre driver event delivered in priority secondary schools, co-ordinated by North Yorkshire County Council Road Safety Team
  • ‘Drive Wise’ multi-agency event aimed at newly-qualified drivers. Delivered to young offenders, apprentices and young farmers
  • Multi-agency events focussing on seatbelt use and mobile phone use in areas identified by monitoring surveys. Engaging with local communities, businesses and schools to achieve greater compliance rates
  • Targeted seatbelt and mobile phone enforcement in areas identified from surveys
  • Seasonal campaigns working closely with the 95 Alive York and North Yorkshire Road Safety Partnership, to reduce drink and drug driving, speeding and increased seatbelt use
  • Working with the NYCC Road Safety Officer and the motorcycle community to raise awareness and reduce deaths and serious injuries on the roads in Ryedale and Scarborough. Promotion of the NYRides website
  • ‘Bikeability’ cycle training scheme, delivered and coordinated by North Yorkshire County Council’s Road Safety Team
  • Public engagement events – working with various road user groups such as motorcyclists, older drivers and general public events and shows

Speeding Complaints

We share concerns about speeding motorists and seek to address those concerns to reduce casualties and improve the safety and quality of life for people who live and travel in North Yorkshire.

Working with the 95 Alive Road Safety Partnership organisations, a speed management protocol has been developed, that shows how a complaint about speeding will be assessed and responded to, including details of how to report any concerns. This is the same whether the complaint is from a parish or district council, a resident, or has been raised as a concern by a local police officer or school governor.

 

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Ryedale District Council
Ryedale House, Old Malton Road
Malton, North Yorkshire
YO17 7HH

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