Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescuer service work in conjunction with a number of organisations and through a variety of initatives to protect road users, including car drivers, motorcyclists and pedestrians throughout our service area. Here you can get an overview of some of these as well as further information via the provided links to their websites.
Pass Plus Cymru
This is an enhanced Pass Plus Driving Course which is available to new drivers holding a full driving licence aged between 17-25. The course has been developed to offer a lot more than the basic Pass Plus scheme, building driving skills e.g. night driving, driving on motorways and knowledge and hazard awareness, the course should lower the risk of being involved in collision.
Visit the Pass Plus Cymru website for more information and details on how to book on a course.
This is a hard hitting programme aimed at raising Road Safety Awareness amongst young people in the 16-25 age categories, particularly those at high risk of injury or death through road traffic collisions.
Crash Scene Incident consists of a hard hitting road safety presentation delivered by local road safety officers, Police and Fire and Rescue Service staff. It is directed at small groups and is delivered in a rotation of approximately 30 minute duration.
This is a multiagency pre driver education project directed primarily at year 11 – 13 school pupils and tertiary colleges.
Vist the Deadly Mates website for more information.
Blue light aware
Advice for road users on what to do when an emergency vehicle is approaching whilst responding to an incident.
Delivered in Partnership with the Police where drivers who commit the offence of not wearing a seatbelt, are offered education rather than a fine, and penalty points.
This project takes place over five days and is delivered at Fire Stations and in the Hillside Secure Young Person’s Centre. It involves the Fire and Rescue Services, Police and youth agencies delivering teambuilding, citizenship and road safety education to “at risk” young people many of whose disposition is primarily towards risk taking, and vehicle related offences.