Partnership Work and Road Safety Information Links

Partnership Work and Road Safety Information Links

Advice and information is available on a variety of road safety related subjects.  Some of the most popular ones are listed below.

Road Safety Team or on 0191 211 5961

Active Newcastle

Over 100 activities available across the City including Cycle Training delivered by the Road Safety Team.


The National Standard for cycle training as well as Bikeability Plus activities including learn to ride and Balance Bikes.

Brake Road Safety Charity

A charity that works with communities and organisations across the UK supporting people bereaved and seriously injured on roads.

Good Egg Guides

Free safety resource to help people stay safe when travelling.  The guides cover a variety of issues including, in car safety, new drivers, safer cycling and older drivers.

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Go Smarter

Promoting sustainable travel including, journey planner and teaching resources

Living Streets

We work with Living Streets on various Walk to School activities

Modeshift STARS

National Award Scheme for School Travel Plans

Northumbria Police

We work with and support Northumbria Police with their Road Policing and casualty reduction priority. This has included initiatives such as Operation Dragoon which aims to provide information to school pupils to help them make good choices and stay safe.

Northumbria Safer Roads Initiative Partnership

NSRI is a partnership between Northumbria Police and the six local authorities: Gateshead, Newcastle, North Tyneside, Northumberland, South Tyneside and Sunderland.

This partnership exists to help reduce the number of people killed or injured on the roads within the Northumbria police force area, and the primary method that the partnership takes to achieve this is though safety (speed) camera enforcement conducted by Northumbria Police. This enforcement activity includes (but is not limited to) exceeding the speed limit, mobile phone offences, failure to wear a seatbelt, not being in proper control of the vehicle and disobeying a red traffic signal.

Road Safety Great Britain (RSGB)

This national road safety organisation includes representatives from groups across the UK, including local government road safety teams, the Police and Fire Services.  RSGB aims to reduce the number and severity of road collisions by raising awareness of road safety and safer road user behaviour with the public, through training, advice, information, leadership, research and publicity.  Newcastle City Council are part of RSGB Nationally and RSGB North East along with 11 other Road Safety Teams and contribute to the ongoing development of campaigns which are delivered nationally, regionally and locally.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents

A charity who’s vision is ‘Life, free from serious accidental injury’. They undertake research, influence legislation, inform and educate.


The interactive safety centre, managed by the Tyne and Wear Fire Service is the ideal place to learn about road safety in a controlled environment.

0191 4441130


Department for Transport’s road safety information for road users.


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