South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership
Frequently asked questions

Here is a list of some of our most frequently asked questions:

1. I'm concerned about speeding in my area - what can I do?

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 with the police to monitor speeds of vehicles using detection devices.

You can contact your local policing team via www.southyorkshire.police.uk/contact-us/your-neighbourhood-policing-team/

  • Community concern site:

You can request a community concern site mobile camera enforcement.

This is done through South Yorkshire Safety Cameras – our partners who operate mobile and fixed speed cameras.

You can do this via http://www.safetycamera.org/contact-us

For requests for enforcement on unclassified or 20mph roads, please visit the SYP reporting portal. This can be found here: https://smartcontact.southyorkshire.police.uk/advice/driving-complaint/

Requests made via this route will be directed to the correct Neighbourhood Policing Team for them to deal with.
 

  • Social media campaigns:

You can encourage members of the community to follow South Yorkshire Safer Roads Partnership on Facebook and Twitter to find out information about what is happening in their area.

Speeding is part of our FatalFour campaign which is run throughout the year to raise awareness about the consequences and dangers of driving too fast.

Our key messages focus on stopping distances, speed limits, driving on country roads and the consequences of killing or seriously injuring someone.

2. I'm concerned about inconsiderate parking

Different types of parking issues are dealt with by either the police or local authority.

Police deal with parking issues that cover;
  • Double white lines
  • Obstruction
  • Bends
  • Brows of hills
    For more information click here
Your local council deals with parking issues covering;
  • Double / single yellow lines
  • Bus stops clearways
  • Clearways
  • Double parking
  • Pedestrian crossings
  • For Barnsley click here
  • For Sheffield click here
  • For Rotherham click here
  • For Doncaster click here
     

3. How can I find out about collisions in my area?

Using our 'how to guide', our manager Joanne Wehrle will talk you through our data portal and the information available on casualty stats.

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For further information about SYSRP and our campaigns and initiatives, or if you have any queries, then contact us using this form or drop an email to enquiries@sysrp.co.uk.

To keep up-to-date with our many events and initiatives around South Yorkshire then follow us @SYSaferRoads.


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