Two drivers in Aberdeen have been charged in relation to alleged drink driving offences one reported for allegedly being 8 times over the drink-drive limit and the second man allegedly being five times over the legal drink drive limit.
Don’t forget, at midnight tonight the new drink drive limits in Scotland come in to force. The blood alcohol limit reduces from 80mg in every 100ml of blood to 50mg in every 100ml of blood. Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill said This new law will bring Scotland into line with most of Europe and hopefully reduce […]
Think Bike Think Biker Police have reinforced the importance of driving responsibly following a spate of serious collisions that occurred on roads in the North-east last week. Over the course of six days, from Monday, May 13, to Sunday, May 18, there were a total of 12 collisions involving motorcyclists, with the majority of these […]
Motorcycle safety campaign Operation Zenith has teamed up with the Institute of Advanced Motorists and their local groups to hold a motorcycle training course later this month. Be A Better Biker is a one-day motorcycle safety awareness course which aims to improve the skills, knowledge and hazard awareness of bikers and reduce the number of […]
Aberdeenshire Council are holding public meetings about safety plans for the A947 between Dyce & Banff. The first of public two meetings will be held at Meldrum Academy in Oldmeldrum on Wednesday, November 28 from 7.30pm – 9pm. The second meeting will be held at Banff Academy in Banff on Monday, December 10 from 7.30pm – 9pm. […]
Olympic and Paralympic athletes from the north-east have voiced their support for a road safety campaign which targets young drivers. The Safe Drive Stay Alive roadshow aims to reduce the number of young people killed or seriously injured in road traffic collisions in Grampian. The hard-hitting production, which begins at the Beach Ballroom on Monday, […]
Primary school children across Aberdeenshire will be learning the importance of practical road safety by magic. The Road Safety Magic Show will be appearing at primary schools across the region from Monday, October 29, until Friday, November 9, 2012. The one-hour Road Safety as if by Magic show, by Scottish Champions of Stage Magic, Alan […]
Aberdeenshire Council is hosting a public information session at Turriff Academy on Monday, September 10 to highlight the measures that have already been taken to improve safety on the A947 road between Dyce and Banff, and set out the plans for the future. A route study examining the 38-mile rural road, funded by Nestrans and the […]