Road safety

Making every road safer for all road users is one of the core aims of Leicestershire Police and, in particular, the Road Policing Unit. Education and prevention is at the forefront of the unit's work in order to reduce deaths and injuries on the roads.

Collisions cause a great deal of distress to victims and their families and friends, particularly when people are killed or injured. Sadly, most of these incidents could have been prevented. In promoting road safety and better driving, police hope that every individual road user will take action to reduce their own risk of becoming involved in collisions and thus reduce the numbers of people killed and injured. Certain areas are being targeted in particular. They are

Crime prevention methods are also encouraged, not only to reduce individuals' risks of becoming a victim of crime, but also to try to reduce the numbers of irresponsible and reckless people who steal vehicles and drive them endangering other road users.

Cycle Safety

Advice for when you're driving:

There are a number of things that drivers can do to keep cyclists stay safe on the road:

All road users have a responsibility to look out for each other and help us all to stay safe on the roads. We must all do our bit to ensure that the number of people needlessly killed and injured on the roads is reduced considerably.

Do you know the law when it comes to cycle lanes?

There are four types of cycle lane. They are:

Advice for when you're cycling

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