Engage partnership update

Engage partnership update
 February 2021

Now that we find ourselves in another lockdown, Engage will continue to provide support in any way we can


Young drivers account for more than a quarter of drug drive arrests

Young drivers account for more than a quarter of drug drive arrests


Figures published by Merseyside and Cheshire Police forces highlight the extent of the issue of drink and drug driving among 17-25 year-olds.


Local and national casualty statistics revealed


Local and national casualty statistics revealed


Despite there being less traffic on the roads as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic - 28 people were still killed in road collisions in Cheshire in 2020


Keep informed on Covid-19 restrictions


Keep informed on Covid-19 restrictions


The latest Covid-19 lockdown has once again brought driving lessons to a halt - and raised lots of questions


Can you help your learners during lockdown?


Can you help your learners during lockdown?


GEM Motoring Assist is urging anyone supervising a learner driver to ensure they are fully aware of the rules and responsibilities faced while in the passenger seat.


‘Be the mate who won’t speed’, young drivers urged

‘Be the mate who won’t speed’, young drivers urged

A new national THINK! publicity campaign is urging young drivers on essential journeys to ‘be the mate who won’t speed’


government says no to GDL

Government says no to GDL

Roads minister Baroness Vere of Norbiton has said the Government is not progressing work on GDL.


Show your support and take the road safety pledge

Show your support and take the pledge

Road users across Merseyside are being encouraged to ‘take the pledge’ to be safer and more responsible when using the region’s roads.


Project EDWARD

Project EDWARD activities

Merseyside Police and Merseyside Road Safety Partnership recently joined forces as part of this year’s Project EDWARD (Every Day Without a Road Death).


Fewer young drivers killed in 2019

Fewer young drivers killed in 2019

The number of 17-24 year-olds killed in reported road traffic collisions decreased in 2019, continuing the general year-on-year downward trend.