Events

A calendar of upcoming road safety events taking place across London


 February 2018


21 February 2018
Local Highways Maintenance: Update on Funding and Learning from Good Practice
Organised by Westminster Briefing • Central London
In 2017 the Government announced £1.2bn to improve and maintain local roads. Despite this, local authorities face pressures to manage assets effectively in a time of constrained budgets. With various funding pots available, it is important for local areas to make the most of support on offer. This event will explore the various DfT funding streams going forward . There will also be an opportunity to explore the Roads Investment Strategy. More

22 February 2018
Ultra Low Emission Vehicles (ULEV): Achieving Cleaner Air Locally

Organised by Westminster Briefing • Central London
Delegates at this seminar will hear from Steve Ives, head of competitions, Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) and receive an up-to-date brief on the Government’s strategy. Delegates will also explore recent legislation and its impact, the various funding pots available and current good practice in delivering ULEV locally. More

24 February 2018
Biker Down London
Organised by Hounslow Council • Heston Fire Station
This free course lasts approx four hours and covers: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision; How to help an injured rider by providing early intervention at the roadside and Motorcycle-specific first aid – how to remove a helmet and practical tips on safer riding. Contact Fatima Ahmed for more information.


 March 2018


20-21 March 2018
Designing for Walking, Cycling and Horse-Riding & DMRB HD 42/17
Organsied by TMS : Church House, Westminster
This two-day course, developed in consultation with Highways England, will introduce delegates to the new ‘Design Manual for Roads and Bridges (DMRB) HD 42/17 Walking, Cycling & Horse-Riding Assessment and Review’. The course provides up to date information on a range of subjects related to designing schemes for pedestrians, cyclists and equestrians, including those with disabilities. It also explores the facilities and environments required to assist them in travelling safely on the road network. More

21 March 2018
City Streets: Transport for a changing Square Mile
Organised by City of London Corporation and Active City Network • City of London
This event will provide an attendees with the opportunity to share views on the use of City streets with politicians and the City of London’s Strategic Transportation team. For more information, please email the City of London or call 020 7332 1234.

28 March 2018
PACTS spring conference 2018 – ‘Street Legal’
Organised by PACTS : Church House, Westminster
The objective of this conference is to identity synergies and assist collaboration in enforcement of civil and criminal road traffic offences, in order to improve road safety. Themes include policy on: road safety, roads policing, enforcement technology and driver insurance. Contact Joanne Mackel for more information.


April 2018


24 April 2018
Enhancing UK Cycling: Better Safety, Better Mobility, Better Streets
Organised by Public Policy Exchange : Central London 
This event will offer local authorities, government departments, cyclist groups, regeneration agencies and retailers with a crucial and invaluable opportunity to review the Government cycling strategy, identify opportunities for transformation, and develop specific strategies to ensure that cycling becomes the natural choice for shorter journeys. More


 

May 2018


 

27 May 2018
Biker Down London
Organised by Hounslow Council • Heston Fire Station
This free course lasts approx four hours and covers: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision; How to help an injured rider by providing early intervention at the roadside and Motorcycle-specific first aid – how to remove a helmet and practical tips on safer riding. Contact Fatima Ahmed for more information.