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 (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 (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 …

AVZ blog (September 2021) – Warwickshire consults on new Road Safety Strategy

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here The Warwickshire Road Safety Partnership (WRSP) is consulting on a new road safety strategy to 2030. Please do not miss this chance to ensure it reduces road danger. Consultation closes on the 15th September and the response form is short. Warwickshire Road Safety Strategy (WRSP) –AVZ …

AVZ Blog (August 2021) Limited rise in Roads Policing officers

If you would like to download this blog as a word document please click here Key points (comparing 2019/20 and 2020/21) 25 of the 43 police services in England and Wales (E&W) reported an increase in roads policing officers from last year.Excluding London, total numbers of roads policing officers rose by 109 (3.4%).London reported 46% …

AVZ Blog (July 2021) The true toll of road casualties and road crime

This blog can be downloaded as a pdf here AVZ has produced three resources to remind campaigners and community representatives, including Police and Crime Commissioners, of the real toll of crashes and road crime.  1. Comparing road deaths and homicides Road deaths are the most common violent death in the UK. Comparing the number of …

AVZ Blog – How Merseyside PCC candidates would tackle road danger

Last week (31st March), Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) candidates had the chance to explain how they would reduce road danger in Merseyside, if elected. PCC candidates include Liberal Democrat Kris Brown, and Emily Spurrell from Labour; both are local councillors in Liverpool. Emily had also been the Merseyside Deputy PCC.  Bob Teesdale, the Conservative …

AVZ Blog: Roads Policing in Merseyside – an in-depth look

This Wednesday evening (31st March), Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) candidates in Merseyside will clarify how they would reduce danger and traffic harm if elected. RoadPeace North West is hosting an online meeting where the candidates will be asked about their commitment and proposals to make roads safer, especially for those who are most vulnerable. …