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Road safety work is carried out by the council and partners with the aim of reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on Fife's roads.
Fife Pass Plus is an initiative offering new drivers an opportunity to gain more knowledge and practical driving skills in a discounted scheme subsidised by Fife Council. The cost to the pupil is £50.
Pass Plus is open to all new drivers who have passed their test within the past two years and are resident in Fife.
Pass Plus is an established training course for new drivers with the aim of increasing safety for new road users. It consists of attending an information session and completing six modules about driving in different conditions:
To register for the Fife Pass Plus or for further information email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 03451 55 55 55 ext 446161
For further information on Driver Safety please click on the Good Egg Guide.
Safe Drive Stay Alive is a road safety show which delivers hard hitting, thought provoking messages to its audience.
The show has been running for over ten years and has been seen by 50,000 school pupils and college students from all over Fife.
The overall aim is to promote responsible driver and passenger behaviour in order to reduce deaths and injuries on Fife’s roads.
Safe Drive Stay Alive invites 4th and 5th year school leavers from every school in Fife to attend the show and there is also a free evening show for the public to attend.
For more information on Safe Drive Stay Alive please
Fife’s Safer Communities team have staff who are trained by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) and can carry out a free check your on your child car seat.
If you are unsure of the fitting of your child's car seat or would just like peace of mind, please contact us.
For more information, contact
For more information on car safety read the Good Egg safety guide (links to external website).
The risk of being involved in a serious or fatal road collision while driving for work is much greater than for any other occupational task.
If you are an employer of a small, large, private or public business, you should aim to develop a workable approach to occupational road risk. In doing so the benefits to your company could be:
The older population in Fife continues to grow with over 20% of the population now being over the age of 60 years. Consequently the number of people over 70 years of age with a driving licence also continues to rise. This trend will continue as the population lives to an older age.
While drivers over 70 are less likely to be involved in crashes involving speed, loss of control or alcohol as a cause when older drivers are involved in a crash the likelihood of them being seriously or fatally injured is up to four times higher simply because of their frailty.
We can provide a presentation to groups of drivers over 65 years with information, advice and support.
If you would like more information or to arrange a presentation to a group please contact us:
Advice and information for older drivers and their families is also available from the RoSPA website (links to external website) and the Good Egg safety guide (links to external website).
We have worked with partners to produce the road safety inputs for the Go Safe Scotland website - gosafescotland.com. This website is designed to provide teachers with resources to use in their classes. The Road Safety Scotland (links to external website) is also helpful.
For more information:
We have a useful timeline that shows what each age group should currently receive and who delivers it. It’s worth noting that some of these come directly from Education Services. As a result, we don’t know if or when they’re being delivered.