Welcome to Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council Road Safety Website
Helping to keep you safe... our team of dedicated road safety officers are committed to making Neath Port Talbot's roads safer.
The programme of works developed by the units Education, Training and Publicity team coupled with the Driver Training team is designed to address real time concerns and emerging trends, which address casualty statistics, community concerns, and help maintain dialogue with our many partners.
In its advisory capacity the team liaise with staff across the authority and local businesses on all aspects of driving for work and driver training in terms of their responsibility under the Corporate Manslaughter Act 2007 and Health and Safety at Work Act 2009.
Each educational link is viewed as a building block, engaging pupils through our primary, secondary schools and colleges we aim to apply early intervention packages before continuing road safety learning with a series of initiatives aimed at pre driver, newly qualified driver and advanced driver/rider alongside professional driver training.
This proactive approach commencing with Children's Traffic Club at 3 years all the way through to Driver Refresher Training where we have trained drivers at 80+, ensures that residents within the borough regardless of age, sex or social background receive targeted and relevant road safety information culminating in a safer road user network for all.
Our comprehensive programme has seen success in terms of casualty reduction where in 2010, against the 94/98 average, we saw a 57 % reduction in the child killed or seriously injured category with our slight injuries showing a 48 % reduction.
We can't do this alone together we can make a difference...