AVZ Blog (June 2022) Drug driving, rehabilitation and driving bans

To download this blog as a pdf click here Should drug drivers be rehabilitated? This is the question that the Department for Transport (DfT) is asking. Their consultation “Protecting the public from repeat drug-driving offenders: call for evidence” seeks views on the use of rehabilitation schemes for high risk drug drive offenders.   Action Vision …

AVZ Blog (Mar22) – Leeds Safer Roads Vision Zero Strategy 2040

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here Live or travel in Leeds? Now is your chance to input into the local road safety strategy. The consultation survey closes on 24th April 2022. Here Action Vision Zero shares our thoughts on the draft strategy and key actions proposed, highlighting the good and where it …

AVZ Blog (Feb 22) – The Future of Roads Policing Report: AVZ response

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here Key points New report by The Police Foundation Calls for the Home Office to adopt roads policing as a Strategic Policing Requirement.Advocates adopting Vision Zero with police aiming for zero road deaths.Recommends closer collaboration, including with third sector. The Future of Roads Policing On the 10th …

AVZ Blog (Jan 2022) – Tackling speeding in London – update

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here The London Vision Zero Action Plan Progress Report, published in November 2021, was produced by Transport for London, the Metropolitan Police Service and London Councils. It included a summary of progress made and further commitments to lower speeds and increase enforcement. Here Action Vision Zero highlights …

AVZ Blog (Jan22) Getting unsafe drivers off our roads with license suspensions

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here AVZ Blog (Jan22) Getting unsafe drivers off our roads with license suspensions On Monday 10th January, MPs debated whether police should have the power to suspend driving licenses. This was a Westminster Hall debate triggered by the huge public support for this change. Over 104,000 people …

AVZ Blog (November 2021) – London Vision Zero Action Plan Progress Report: good progress but more is still possible

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here Just published by TfL is their three-year progress report on the Vision Zero Action Plan. The original plan came out in July 2018 and the new report assesses how much progress has been made and the new actions TfL is committed to to ensure the targets …

AVZ Blog (Nov21) Hit and run – sentence needed that fits this cowardly crime

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here Today there is a Westminster Hall debate on penalties for fatal road traffic offences. This has been achieved due to petitions from families bereaved by crashes where the driver left the scene. The families of Matt Smyth, Paul Wood and Ryan Saltern have made this debate …

AVZ blog (October 2021) – West Yorkshire Police and Crime Plan survey

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here West Yorkshire campaigners - we want to hear from you. Even more, we want Tracy Brabin, West Yorkshire Mayor, to hear from you! This is your chance to influence the West Yorkshire Police and Crime Plan, calling for increasing speed enforcement and making careless driving a …