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  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
 
  05 Nov 2018
We've seen a lot of low lying cloud, fog and mist this morning. Here's a reminder from the Highway Code of what to do when visibility is reduced in poor weather conditions. Remember:  use your headlights when you cannot see for more than 100 metres (328 feet). If you've had your fog light on remembe... More
 
  01 Oct 2018
Monday 1 October marks the beginning of Tyre Safety Month - a national campaign organised by TyreSafe to highlight the importance of checking tyres regularly - for pressure, tread depth and wheel alignment.Throughout the month the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership team will be at locations thr... More
 
  28 Sep 2018
South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership is encouraging all drivers to take the ‘number plate test’ - a quick and easy way to check they meet the minimum eyesight requirements for driving. By law, all drivers must meet the minimum eyesight standards at all times when driving - this includes being abl... More
 
  31 Aug 2018
As the summer holidays draw to an end, the South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) is urging road users in South Yorkshire to allow extra time and take extra care on their journeys. With schools reopening and people returning to work after the break, the number of vehicles on the county’s ro... More
 
  24 Aug 2018
There’s mixed weather in the forecast for this weekend, but there's a a good chance we'll have a dry bank holiday this coming Monday. As people in South Yorkshire prepare to make the most of the extra day off, South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) is issuing advice to help everyone make t... More
 
  13 Aug 2018
South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership is once again reminding all road users of the responsibilities they have to keep themselves and other road users safe, and urging them to think about their behaviour in an effort to reduce the number of people killed or injured on the county’s roads. The messa... More
 
  08 Aug 2018
In advance of Cycle to Work day on Wednesday 15 August, South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) is issuing its top tips for drivers and cyclists in a bid to make riders stay safer on the road.Cycle to Work Day, which is organised by Cyclescheme, is now in its sixth year. It’s an easy way to ... More
 
  01 Aug 2018
We're hosting a health and active travel day at the Lifewise Centre next Tuesday (7 August). The Inmotion! team will be there with a team of experts providing advice on free bike loans, route planning and training, as well as offering free bike check ups and minor repairs. We'll also have health pro... More
 
  20 Jul 2018
School's out, the sun continues to shine (most of the time) and many of us will be making the most of the opportunity to get away for a few days over the summer. Whether you're away for a couple of weeks or just off on day trips to the peaks or the seaside, we want everyone to enjoy themselves and m... More
 
  11 Jul 2018
Just before the World Cup began, we said on this very website that we had faith. We knew that we’d be going far, and we fully expect the England squad to continue to impress.With that in mind, we are issuing our advice again to football fans across South Yorkshire who will be watching the beautiful ... More
 
  27 Jun 2018
With the news this week that nearly two thirds of motorists are unaware of the penalties of using a mobile phone while driving, South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) is reminding drivers of the dangers of being distracted by their mobiles and the potentially devastating consequences that c... More
 
  20 Jun 2018
With the news that pollen levels are reaching a twelve year high this week, South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership (SYSRP) is issuing it’s advice to beat the sneezes while you’re driving.The first step is to clean your car out and vacuum the carpets and upholstery. Use a damp cloth to wipe down you... More
 
  08 Jun 2018
The FIFA World Cup begins this month, and this might just be the year that England make it through to the final, which means there will be ample opportunities to revel in the festivities. With many pubs and venues showing live matches, South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership is once again reminding ... More
 
  05 Jun 2018
A change in the law means that you may encounter learner drivers on South Yorkshire’s motorways from now on. Before now only those who had passed their driving test could do so, but lessons are now allowed in a dual-control car with an approved driving instructor (ADI).Key road safety stakeholders, ... More