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Monday, December 5, 2016

With the party season upon us, a Welwyn Garden City-based road safety charity has launched its Christmas anti-drink drive campaign.

After police were called to reports of men launching fireworks in a Hatfield street earlier this week, a road safety charity has issued advice for motorists ahead of Bonfire Night.

When it comes to tackling safety concerns on our county’s roads, the police in Herfordshire work closely with neighbouring forces on both proactive and reactive strategies.

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

The clocks go back an hour tonight when British Summer Time 2016 officially ends.

With nights getting darker earlier, a Welwyn Garden City-based road safety charity has warned about the potential dangers of driving at this time of the year.

As British Summer Time comes to an end this Sunday, don’t be ‘in the dark’ on the roads as the clocks change.

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Newly released casualty statistics for Hertfordshire reveal some alarming patterns which suggest more needs to be done to improve road safety on the county’s roads.

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Motorists in Welwyn Hatfield are being warned about the heightened risk of collisions involving deer at this time of the year.

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The Indian summer was fun while it lasted but make way for the hats, scarves and wellies because winter is on its way.

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Campaign Calendar

Campaign Calendar

Motorcycling: April - September 2016

Drink Drive: June - July and December 2016

Cycling: July - August 2016

Drug Drive: September - October 2016

Country Roads: October - November 2016

Mobiles: January - March 2017

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FAQ's

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Mobile phones and driving

Mobile phones and driving

The law:

It is illegal to ride a motorcycle or drive using hand-held phones or similar devices. It’s also illegal to use a hand-held phone or similar device when supervising a learner driver or rider.

When can you use a mobile phone when driving?

  • If you need to call 999/112 in an emergency and it is unsafe to stop your vehicle
  • You are safely parked
  • If you can use hands-free phones. Please note if the police think you are distracted whilst using hands-free then you can still be penalised

Brake Charity

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Contact DVLA

Click on the link below find the right phone number, email or postal address for DVLA. They can help with the following:

  • vehicle tax or a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN)
  • driving licences and applications
  • number plates and log books (V5C documents)
  • health conditions and driving

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