Education / Training
- One of the most vulnerable road user groups is the young newly qualified driver.
- Road Safety Section have developed an Integrated Service Delivery Programme for
Secondary Schools 2008/09.
- The road safety section provides all secondary school S5 Students with a copy of
the official highway code.
- getinlane website which provides a one-stop shop for driving related issues aimed
at young drivers.
- Drivers over 55 take 22 per cent longer to react than those under 30. This would
add 25ft – two car lengths – to the stopping distance if braking from 70mph.
- Try out the road safety test to see if you need to take advice about your future
on the road.
- 'Urban Roadeo' Theatre Tour. Those in the mature road user category (55+) can enjoy
45 minutes of fun and laughter to learn about road safety. To find out more contact
- Council's road safety staff supports and encourages advanced driving for more experienced drivers.
- Thousands of people provide their time and service as volunteer drivers to help
others. This is vital, community-spirited work. Check out Volunteer Driver's Handbook, available to download
Publicity Campaigns are supported and a range of information leaflets available
for either individual use or for larger scale distribution. (insert road safety
email address and/or a request form) South Ayrshire Council annual publicity campaigns
are developed from the annual road safety report. This allows for analysis of how
specific road user groups may be targeted and by the best means possible.