Highland Council

Highland Council

Road safety affects everyone in the Highlands, and the Council as Local Roads Authority, has a statutory duty, under the Road Traffic Act 1991, to prepare and carry out a programme of measures designed to promote road safety.

Highland Council is working towards achiveing the road safety casualty reduction targets set out in the Scottish Road Safety Framework entitled 'Go Safe on Scotland's Roads its Everyone's Responsibility: Scotland's Road Safety Framework to 2020'.

The following method of road safety intervention will continue to be used to reduce road casualties in the Highland area:

•Education
•Engineering
•Encouragement
•Enforcement
•Partnership Working (Highland Road Safety Working Group)

Highland Council Information

*Population size: 100,000-200,000
*Length of road: 7,500-10,000 km
*Authority type: Council
*KSI Baseline: 300-399


Highland Council Contacts

Ross Bartlett
Road Safety & Safer Route to School Officer
Highland Council
Ardross House, 3 Ardross Terrace
Inverness
IV3 5NQ

T: 01463 702696
E: road.safety@highland.gov.uk


Knowledge submitted

None at present.


External links

* www.highland.gov.uk