Driving is recognised as one of the most dangerous activities we do, and one which the majority of us do nearly everyday.
Do you drive for work purposes, i.e. get paid while driving, or drive a work's vehicle? Or do you manage employees who do? Then why not visit our road safety at work page, and find out how the Road Safety team can help you and your business.
If you manage people who drive for work for work we have a page to help you understand the legal requirements to safeguard your employees.
Drivers under the age of 25 are one of the most vulnerable road user groups we have in Cornwall. View our young drivers page for advice on what you can do to be a safer driver.
Know the law
- Using a mobile phone or sat nav while driving
- Drink Driving Penalties
- The law when taking drugs and driving
Car tyres must have a minimum tread depth and be inflated to the correct tyre pressure.
The faster you go, the longer it will take to stop. Find out the facts about speeding, thinking distance, stopping distance.
If you fall asleep at the wheel you risk killing yourself, your passengers and other innocent victims. Find out how to avoid driver fatigue and what to do if you begin to feel tired while driving.
Take extra care to avoid collisions with vulnerable road users because a pedestrian, cyclist, motorcyclist or horse rider will always come off worse.
Before setting out on your journey during wintry weather conditions, check the local and national weather forecasts.
Apart from when learning to drive, when was the last time you did any driving training? Phoenix Services (a part of Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service), deliver all in-car driver training to suit all levels.
Please visit www.phoenixcornwall.co.uk or call 01326 318177.
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