Drivetech is heartened to see that Roads Policing is making its way back on to the agenda again.
Several recent reports, including from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Police and Fire & Rescue Services have shone a light onto a function that has been somewhat neglected in recent years. More recently, the Department for Transport announced a review of roads policing. This process, conducted in partnership with the Home Office and National Police Chiefs’ Council, began with a consultation process and call for evidence, headed by Baroness Vere, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State. The process was partly a response to the changing roads environment as well as the levelling-off in casualty reduction numbers and it aimed to open the door to new thinking, as well as to better understand and make use of established options.
Drivetech submitted a response to the consultation to express our interest in the issues under consideration and to share our analysis of the challenges and opportunities that lie ahead.
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