Older Drivers Awareness Week 2018

When was the last time you looked at the Highway Code?
Did it look like this one?

Between Monday 1st October and Friday 5th October 2018 the Older Drivers Forum is running awareness events across Hampshire, Isle of Wight, Dorset and the Thames Valley to give free advice to mature motorists on how they can carry on driving safely for longer. It is always good to refresh our skills and we can help with free support and advice. Click here to find an event near to you.

Older Road User Conference 2018

Our chair will be attending and presenting at the Older Road User Conference on Wednesday 19th September at the Royal Automobile Club in London. To find out more about this conference then click here

The inaugural Older Road User conference is being jointly organised by Road Safety GB, New View Consultants and the RAC Foundation.

The conference will set out to achieve the following goals:

  • To identify safety issues relating to older road users
  • To showcase current interventions and initiatives
  • To identify gaps in current provision
  • To outline challenges and actions for road safety professionals, government and other stakeholders

Who should attend?
The conference content is primarily intended for road safety and public health practitioners, police and fire and rescue officers, academics, central government employees and highways engineers.

Other information
The delegate fee will include all refreshments on the day, including an excellent lunch.

Older Drivers Awareness week great success

This week we have visited 5 different venues across Hampshire and the Isle of Wight with our partners from many agencies. We gave help and support to over 1300 older drivers, advising on voluntary driving appraisals, health and well being, cyber crime and how to protect themselves from fraud and much more. We will be posting more pictures from the weeks activties in the next couple of weeks. If you missed being able to attend, then don’t worry have a look through our web site for advice.JAN_4868