Tag Archives: Road Safety

My Red Thumb

Drivers urged to support My Red Thumb Day and help save lives

Motorists are being asked to help save lives by backing the annual My Red Thumb Day campaign which highlights the dangers of driving and riding while using hand-held mobile devices

Posted on: 11 May 2017 | Posted in: Environment | No Comments

Road users urged to stay safe and brighten up this winter

Be bright, be seen – that’s the message to all road users in Devon as the winter nights draw in.

Posted on: 26 October 2016 | Posted in: Environment
Blundell's Road, Tiverton

Essential closure of Blundell’s Road in Tiverton

Blundell’s Road in Tiverton will be closed to through traffic for five days from Monday for essential resurfacing as part of traffic calming improvements

Posted on: 19 August 2016 | Posted in: Environment
My Red Thumb

Video#MyRedThumb reminds motorists “Be smart – don’t use your phone while driving”

Multi-agency road safety campaign aims to raise awareness of the risks of distractions caused by using a mobile phone while driving

Posted on: 12 May 2016 | Posted in: Environment

New mobile speed sign for Woodbury

Woodbury, Clyst St George and Lympstone are the beneficiaries of a new mobile speed sign

Posted on: 21 April 2016 | Posted in: Environment

New way to manage and fund school crossing patrols gets go ahead

A new way of funding and running Devon’s school crossing patrols has been approved by Devon County Council’s ruling cabinet today (Friday February 12)

Posted on: 12 February 2016 | Posted in: Environment

Road safety ‘Zoo Song’ could save lives

The song supports road safety charity The Honest Truth who use
animal behaviours and imagery to highlight the dangers.

Posted on: 2 December 2015 | Posted in: Education

19 deaths on Devon’s rural roads last year

More people died in road accidents last year on Devon’s rural roads than on any of the county’s highways – and the majority of accidents were on bends

Posted on: 2 November 2015 | Posted in: Environment

Staying safe on Devon’s roads

Devon County Council is reminding road users to “brighten up” when the clocks go back on Sunday 25 October

Posted on: 19 October 2015 | Posted in: Environment
Biker

Majority of collisions on Devon’s roads down to driver error

Devon County Council is calling on all road users to help make the county’s roads safer after new figures show the number of casualties on Devon’s roads in 2014 increased by 1% increase on the previous year

Posted on: 5 August 2015 | Posted in: Environment