Road Safety Wales Conference 2018
Road safety professionals from across Wales met at the Road Safety Wales Conference at the Metropole Hotel in Llandrindod Wells on 19th June. This annual event, which is free to member organisations, explores key road safety topics, advances in technology, and provides a valuable networking opportunity.
Speakers for the morning session were:
- Lyn Morris of Carmarthenshire Road Safety - Horsin’ Around on the Road
- Alan Hiscox from British Horse Society – Safer Drivers, Safer Riders, Safer Horses
- Russell Whitehouse, First Car – Introducing the First Car Academy
- Neil Davies of South Wales Fire and Rescue Service - UKRO 2018, Cardiff
- Anne-Marie Penny, Highways England – Work Related Road Safety, The Captive Audience
The afternoon sessions highlighted the varied enforcement work being carried out across Wales with:
- Paul Bennett of Motor Insurance Bureau – Should it be the Fatal 5? Uninsured Drivers, the Hidden Killers
- John Williams, South Wales Police – Operation Snap, The Story So Far
- Caroline Howard from Egress – Closing the Gap: Protecting Data to Enable Digital Transformation
- Mark Davies, Dyfed Powys Police – Fitness to Drive Scheme
- Bob Witherall, Gwent Police Forensic Collision Investigation Unit – Finding Order in the Chaos
Road Safety Wales Awards were also presented at this year's conference. This year we were delighted to recognise:
- Helen Jenkins
- Victoria Daniel
- Jonah and Sue MacGill
- Operation Tramline Team
For more information on the Road Safety Wales Awards please click here.
A huge thank you to all of our speakers and to everyone that attended the Road Safety Wales Conference. We have some of the safest roads in the world but that's still not enough. By working together we will constantly strive to make things even better.