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ROYAL AWARD FOR DEVON COUNTRY MILE PROJECT
A royal seal of approval has been given to Devon County Council’s most successful road safety campaign.
The Devon Country Mile project has today (Tuesday 6 December) received the Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Award at a ceremony in London. The Awards, which are organised and managed by RoadSafe, are held in recognition of outstanding contributions to improving road safety.
Driving on snow and ice can be challenging and has safety and financial consequences for the unwary.
Before undertaking a journey it is necessary to decide if your journey is absolutely essential, with the luxury of hindsight would you still think you were right to try?
BE SEEN AND BE SAFE ON DEVON'S ROADS THIS WINTER
Devon County Council is raising awareness of the importance of being clearly visible on the county’s roads when the clocks go back on Sunday 30 October.
Pedestrians, cyclists, motorcyclists and horse riders are being reminded to wear reflective and fluorescent clothing as the winter nights draw in. Car drivers are also being urged to be cautious and look out for all other road users, especially at night and in conditions with limited visibility.
DRIVERS HAVE THE CHANCE TO RELIVE THE DAYS WHEN PETROL COST HALF OF WHAT IT DOES TODAY
To mark Liftshare week from Monday 3 – Friday 7 October, Devon County Council is encouraging people to sign up to carsharedevon.com and see how much money they can save by car sharing.
BIKERS - GET IT RIGHT ON THE BENDS
WHILE there may only a few weeks of good weather left for the "motorcycle season", bikers are being urged by Devon County Council’s Road Safety Team to make sure they get it right on the bends.
The Country Mile Project aimed to identify good practice for local highway authorities in developing and implementing an area wide, data-led, strategy for addressing road casualty reduction in rural areas.
The area between Exeter and Barnstaple, bordered by the A361, A377 and A396, was identified as a suitable demonstration site