News » Road safety

Volunteers wanted to man speed camera and increase speeding awareness across Swingfield and Hawkinge

Contributed by editor on Mar 07, 2014 - 06:55 AM

Hawkinge Town Council and Swingfield Parish Council are working together to introduce Speedwatch to the area and are seeking volunteers to increase awareness of speeding

Drive to reduce crashes on Kent roads

Contributed by editor on Feb 21, 2014 - 08:05 AM

Kent’s road safety team is looking to find ways to reduce the number of crashes on the county's roads after figures for 2012 saw a one per cent increase in the number of killed-and-seriously-injured crashes, bucking the trend of falling casualties.

Canterbury road safety campaign targets the school-run

Contributed by editor on Nov 22, 2013 - 10:50 AM

To coincide with Road Safety Week, Canterbury Community Safety Partnership is responding to concerns about illegal and inconsiderate parking  and launched a campaign which focusses on parents who drop off and collect their children from school.

Stay safe on the roads this autumn, urge Kent Police after 29 fatal incidents recorded in 6 months

Contributed by editor on Oct 15, 2013 - 04:55 PM

‘Stay safe on the roads this autumn’ is the latest advice being issued by Kent Police following a  review of the latest statistics on the number of people killed or seriously injured in the county over the previous 6 months.


Safety cutbacks advised for Kent residents

Contributed by editor on Oct 09, 2013 - 06:55 AM

Residents in the county are being reminded of their responsibility to make sure vegetation on their land does not obscure signs, block visibility at junctions, or reduce the width and height of pavements or roads.

Victory for campaigners after Eurotunnel street lights near Folkestone saved from KCC switch-off

Contributed by editor on Aug 16, 2013 - 05:45 PM

Following a meeting with KCC Highways engineers, Sandgate Parish Councillor Tim Prater has been promised that streetlights at the A20 Eurotunnel service entrance near J12 of the M20 will be removed from light turn-off plans.

Local Speedwatch scheme set to make A260 Folkestone road safer through Densole

Contributed by editor on Aug 08, 2013 - 05:40 PM


The A260 Canterbury to Folkestone road through Densole could soon become slower and safer after Swingfield Parish Council signed up to the Speedwatch scheme.

Kent street lights switch off strategy wins support from road safety organisation

Contributed by editor on Aug 02, 2013 - 06:30 AM

The way Kent County Council is reviewing its street lighting, with a consultation into the switch off of street lamps across the county, has been backed by a number of high-profile groups ahead of the end of the consultative period.

Kent Highway's manager makes 3,500 mile charity dash to prevent road deaths in Eastern Europe - Photo

Contributed by editor on Jun 20, 2013 - 02:35 PM

A Kent Highways Manager will be swapping East Kent for Eastern Europe in a 3,500-mile charity dash to deliver potentially life-saving, high-visibility clothing to Moldova and Ukraine.

Prince praises Kent and Medway's 'impressive' road safety work

Contributed by editor on May 31, 2013 - 08:40 AM

His Royal Highness, Prince Michael of Kent praised the efforts being made to improve road safety in Kent when he made a pit stop in the county this week.

« 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 »