The Road Safety Unit at Kirklees Council undertakes work in the following area:
• The unit currently delivers several schemes including:
• An Enhanced Pass Plus Scheme
• The National Driver Improvement Scheme
• A Speed Awareness Scheme
Other courses and presentations
Road Safety Training for Children
The Kirklees Road Safety Unit offers pedestrian training and safer cycling training to children in primary, infant and junior, and secondary schools.
School Crossing Patrols
School Crossing Patrols are provided where children are in danger from road traffic when walking to school.
Road safety Publicity Campaigns
The unit promotes various issues through schools, business and the community. Officers support National Road Safety Campaigns. Local campaigns are either developed by the Unit or requested by a local community groups.
Kirklees Council Information
*Population size: 400,000-500,000
*Length of road: 1,500-2,000 km
*Authority type: Council
*KSI Baseline: 200-299
Kirklees Council Contacts
Road Safety Manager
Flint Street, Fartown
T: 01484 221159
None at present.
Help Forum posts
In-car safety workshops
Karen Dobson (26.05.20)
Space for safe distancing outside schools
Jane Deeley (21.05.20)
Using drama in High Schools
Gill Starkie (12.05.20)
Effect of reduced speeds on collisions at junctions
S Taylor (01.05.20)
Road Safety Education Initiatives
Peter Fleming (30.04.20)