Events

A calendar of upcoming road safety events taking place across London


August 2019

8 August 2019
Road safety Hackathon
Organised by Shout Out UK • Tottenham
The road safety Hackathon will ‘put young people in the driving seat’, asking them to identify the barriers that prevent young people in the UK from engaging with road safety, and what can be done to ‘hack’ these barriers. Shout Out UK also hopes to use the event to connect young people with road safety organisations that can offer support going forward, and help develop any solutions that are identified during the session. More

31 August 2019
Biker Down London
Organised by London Fire Brigade • Dagenham Fire Station
Biker Down! is a free scheme that was devised to provide the tools to help bikers if they’re involved in a crash. The course lasts roughly four hours and is split into three modules: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision, immediate emergency aid and collision prevention and the science of being seen. More


September 2019

10 September 2019
England’s road network – investment, development and delivering RIS2
Organised by Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum • Central London
This seminar will be an opportunity for stakeholders to engage with senior officials as the Government finalises the Road Investment Strategy (RIS2). The agenda focuses on the next steps for the funding and future development of the road network in England – focusing on priorities for future investment in road infrastructure and delivery of key projects. More

11 September 2019
Road Safety Forum 2019

Organised by Inside Government • Central London
This Forum provides attendees with the opportunity to explore the future of Road Safety across the UK. Delegates will hear from key policy makers, including the DfT, DVSA and National Fire Chiefs Council on delivering improvements to road safety. In addition, best practice case studies and interactive panel sessions will share lessons on effectively raising awareness of road safety, changing driver’s behaviours and effectively utilising the Road Safety Fund.
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24 September 2019
Older Road User Conference 2019
Organised by Road Safety GB & New View Consultants • Royal Automobile Club London

The second Older Road User Conference will once again take place at the Royal Automobile Club in London in September 2019.
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29 September 2019
Biker Down London
Organised by London Fire Brigade • West Norwood Fire Station
Biker Down! is a free scheme that was devised to provide the tools to help bikers if they’re involved in a crash. The course lasts roughly four hours and is split into three modules: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision, immediate emergency aid and collision prevention and the science of being seen. More


October 2019

1st October 2019
Older Drivers Forum
Organised by London Fire Brigade • Sunshine Garden Centre, Bounds Green, London N11 2EL (10.00-16.00hrs)
The purpose of this event, for older drivers and their families, is to reduce killed and seriously injured older drivers, discuss the issues of older drivers retiring from driving – when/how/and alternative travel options, promote a safer driving transition and support using public transport and provide support to the older drivers and their families.

26 October 2019
Biker Down London
Organised by London Fire Brigade • Heston Fire Station
Biker Down! is a free scheme that was devised to provide the tools to help bikers if they’re involved in a crash. The course lasts roughly four hours and is split into three modules: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision, immediate emergency aid and collision prevention and the science of being seen. More

31 October 2019
20’s Plenty for the 2020s
Organised by 20’s Plenty • Waltham Forest, London
This conference will consider the future of built up area mobility and how 20mph limits affect accessibility, risk and sustainability. It aims to predict and imagine local travel behaviours in the 2020s – from pressures on active travel, emissions, vehicle sharing and economic factors. More…


November 2019

24 November 2019
Biker Down London
Organised by London Fire Brigade • Dagenham Fire Station
Biker Down! is a free scheme that was devised to provide the tools to help bikers if they’re involved in a crash. The course lasts roughly four hours and is split into three modules: how to manage the scene if you come across a collision, immediate emergency aid and collision prevention and the science of being seen. More