The winner of the Road Safety Scheme of the Year 2017 is:
Scotland TranServ, Clearview Intelligence, Coeval & Transport Scotland
A75 Speeding related accidents, route action Variable Speed/Vehicle Class Activated Signs
Scotland TranServ, on behalf of Transport Scotland identified a Killed and Serious Injured (KSI) accident rate 1½ times higher than average on the A75 which connects the ferry port of Stranraer to the UK’s major motorway networks. Working with specialists Clearview Intelligence and Coeval, we developed a bespoke solution to reduce accidents and save lives.
An innovative approach identifying the class of vehicle causing issues and specifically targeting that class.
2017 runner up
KierWSP, Northamptonshire County Council, Renault UK, Northamptonshire Police & Adrian Flux Insurance
CarKraft Driver Improvement Scheme
The Road Safety Scheme of the Year is awarded to an organisation which has introduced a scheme or project where through whatever means, such as innovation, design, use of relevant technology or brought about change in public attitude, has influenced a demonstrable reduction in road casualty statistics. This applies to a reduction or potential reduction in cycling accidents, pedestrian accidents or better safety measures for disabled road users, as well as drivers.
- What road safety issues required addressing and what challenges were overcome?
- Provide any contributing factors to the overall success of the scheme.
- What are the impact and benefits of the scheme on overall road safety in an area, city or town?
- Show evidence of value for money or first year rate of return.