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Road safety education

Our Road Safety Education team work to educate, train and promote road safety to residents of North Ayrshire.

Road Safety Plan 2015 - 2020 (PDF, 3.3mb)

Motorcyclists

£50 discount on motorcycle development training

We've teamed up with MotoScotland (off road) to offer North Ayrshire residents a £50 discount on any MotoScotland off road course. The course will develop your:

  • slow speed manoeuvring
  • bike balance skills
  • over braking recovery
  • forward observation skills
  • the use of all 3 brakes (yes, 3!)

MotoScotland, based in Inverary, is the first UK off road training centre to have its off road training courses endorsed by motorbike insurers. Those completing the course could make savings on insurance costs.

Book your place

Book your MotoScotland course using the voucher promotion code NAC/L2G.

Claim your discount

Complete and return a Rider Training Grant Form (Word, 32kb) with a copy of your MotoScotland training certificate and driving licence (as proof of residency).

Payment will be made by BACS to your bank or building society account, or by cheque.

Scottish Biker

Scottish Biker magazine is produced by Road Safety West of Scotland and is supported by; 12 local authorities, Police Scotland and Scottish Fire and Rescue Service. Email to request a paper copy.

Drivers

We deliver presentations, for drivers of all ages and experience, which can be tailored to:

  • management of occupational risk
  • driver improvement
  • driving fleet vehicles

Please call us to discuss your requirements.

In car safety

We can check the fitting and suitability of child car restraints.

Early years centre

We work in partnership with early years establishments to introduce very young children to the language of road safety. Go Safe! Ziggy's Road Safety Mission is aimed at the under 6s and their parents and carers.

Primary schools

Activities and resources are available to help children develop their road safety awareness. Practical, pedestrian and cyclist training gives children the chance to encounter real road situations in a controlled environment. All schools have access to Streetsense 2 which is linked to the Curriculum for Excellence.

iCycle

iCycle training takes place in either Primary 6 or 7. Children are taught basic manoeuvres and learn the rules of the road. If you're interested in becoming an iCycle trainer, contact your local primary school.

Secondary schools

As children become more independent, making their own way to and from school, we reinforce the road safety message using 'Theatre in Education':

Our 5th year pupils attend a presentation, 'Reckless Driving Wrecks Lives', given by emergency personnel who attend crash situations.

We deliver 'new driver' presentations to 6th year pupils. 

Contact Road Safety Officer

Email

roadsafety@north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Telephone

01294 324843