South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership
  19 Jul 2019
From slalom runs to the limbo challenge, pupils from one Rotherham primary school showed off their sweet skills as part of a scooter safety session. Six and seven-year-olds from Thurcroft Infant School proved they’ve got a grip on safe riding when they were paid a visit by South Yorkshire ... More
  14 Jul 2019
Here are the routes where mobile safety camera vehicles could be deployed this week:BarnsleyA61 Park Road, Worsbrough Bridge, BarnsleyA61 Wakefield Road, BarnsleyA628 Barnsley Road, Silkstone, BarnsleyA629 Halifax Road, Wortley, BarnsleyA635 Doncaster Road, Ardsley, BarnsleyB6096 Station Road, Womb... More
  09 Jul 2019
Halloween may still be months away but young people have taken a trip down Ghost Street as part of a hard-hitting workshop from South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP).Featuring young people who have been killed in a collision, Ghost Street is an interactive video that tests 12-year-olds’... More
  08 Jul 2019
Check your tyres and travel safely – that is the message to all road users from South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) as we head into the summer getaway season. Team SYSRP is reminding people to make sure that their vehicles are roadworthy ‑ in particular their tyres - by backing a c... More
  07 Jul 2019
Here are the routes where mobile safety camera vehicles could be deployed this week. Barnsley628 Barnsley Road, Penistone, BarnsleyA629 Halifax Road, Wortley, BarnsleyA633 Rotherham Road, BarnsleyA635 Saltersbrook Road, Darfield, BarnsleyBrierley Road, Grimethorpe, BarnsleyWindhill Lane, Staincross... More
  05 Jul 2019
Have you got any plans this weekend? Team SRP will be attending the Townfield Gala and 999 Day in Doncaster from 11am this Sunday (7 July) if you fancy popping down to see us. Whether you want to find out more about the work that we do, grab yourself some freebies or sign up for a free course, our... More
  03 Jul 2019
South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership is backing a campaign to promote safe driving on smart motorways.The Highways England campaign, which launched on Monday (24 June), aims to help drivers understand how to be safe and feel safe while driving on a smart motorway.#keepusallmoving focuses on fo... More
  02 Jul 2019
Our team had a great day at Highways England's open day at the weekend. Our team joined the crowds for the event at the control centre in Wakefield where there were stalls from a variety of emergency services.The aim of the day was to raise awareness about road safety and take a behind the scenes l... More
  25 Jun 2019
Young riders from Barnsley have been cycling to success as part of the Schools Yorkshire Tour (SYT) this week. The South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) team was on hand to support the large-scale cycle baton relay that saw school children from across Barnsley get on their bikes. It is hop... More
  21 Jun 2019
 Whether you’re out celebrating or having your friends round, we’ve got a delicious non-alcoholic tipple for you to try. Being the designated driver or having a weekend off the booze doesn’t mean you have to be left out of the party spirit. So, why not try this Elderflower Spritzer that we can saf... More
  20 Jun 2019
The South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership team has been out and about this week supporting the summer drink and drug driving awareness campaign.Our safety and community engagement officers Martin and John have been talking to people about staying safe on the roads as well as offering free kit and ... More
  18 Jun 2019
South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) is backing a summer campaign to crack down on drink and drug driving.Over the next two weeks, the team will be working alongside officers from South Yorkshire Police to target irresponsible and dangerous drivers in a bid to drive down fatal and seri... More
  17 Jun 2019
Here are the routes where mobile safety camera vehicles could be deployed this week. For more information about how these routes are selected visit the South Yorkshire Safety Camera website.BarnsleyA61 Park Road, Worsbrough Bridge, BarnsleyA61 Wakefield Road, BarnsleyA628 Barnsley Road, Silkstone, B... More
  11 Jun 2019
If you are concerned about speeding in your area there are a number of options you can take:Community Speed Watch:You can request a community speed watch operation through your local policing team. Community Speedwatch (CSW) is a national initiative where members of the local area join forces ... More
  08 Apr 2019
The Safer Roads Partnership unveiled its new community engagement vehicle at the 999 Emergency Services event on Sunday 7 April on The Moor in Sheffield. The Partnership were pleased to welcome members of the public who came along to be one of the first to see what it had to offer.    Pack... More
  30 Nov 2018
The Highway Code has been updated (as of 30 November 2018) to provide more detailed advice on how to use automated vehicle technologies, specifically remote control parking and motorway assist functionality.Rules 149, 150, 160 and 239 are the ones that have been amended. The new wording is below: Ru... More
  27 Nov 2018
The recent publication of a two-year national road safety action plan designed to protect vulnerable road users such as pedestrians and cyclists has been welcomed by South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP). The plan includes proposals for 50 new measures aimed at encouraging greater res... More
  23 Nov 2018
We have had the opportunity this week to speak to people from across South Yorkshire about road safety as part of Brake's Road Safety Week. We'd like to take the opportunity to thank everyone who has come to see us at one of our events for the role you are playing in helping to make our roads safer ... More
  20 Nov 2018
The DVSA, the government agency responsible for overseeing driving tests, examiners and instructors, has made some changes to the hazard perception element of the theory test. The hazard perception test, which was introduced in 2002, includes 14 videos that cover typical scenarios that drivers may e... More
  14 Nov 2018
South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) is joining with schools, businesses, local authorities and emergency services from around the United Kingdom to raise awareness of the challenges faced by those on two wheels – cyclists, motorcyclists, moped and scooter riders – as part of this year’s ... More