Website launch for Suffolk road safety

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The Suffolk Roadsafe Partnership has launched a new website at

Users can now find information about road safety in Suffolk, apply for courses and learn about managing risk on the road.

The website is divided into sections for schools and colleges, drivers of all ages, motorcyclists, and cyclists.

News and Suffolk specific information are also included, as well as a twitter feed from @Suffolkroadsafe.

The number of people killed or seriously injured on Suffolk’s roads has significantly decreased over the last 12 years.

In 2012 there were 24 fatal, 337 serious, and 2143 slight casualties.

From taxi driver accreditation courses in the St Edmundsbury Borough Council area, to information about current road safety campaigns such as the Designated Driver scheme; the website offers useful safety tips for cyclists and drivers of all abilities.

County Council Graham Newman, chair of the Suffolk Roadsafe Partnership, said: “You will find the latest information and advice on the site about the activities being offered by the county council’s road safety team, Suffolk Police, the police and crime commissioner and Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service. “