Annual seminars

The Road Safety Scotland annual seminar provides practitioners with details of the latest research findings and innovative road safety programmes.

Annual Seminar 2014

The 2014 Annual Seminar took place on the 29th and 30th of October in the Marriott Dalmahoy hotel.

Here is our Seminar programme Seminar programme [DOCX - 33kB]

The following presentations from the 2014 Annual Seminar are only the slides which the speakers used to give a flavour of what was being presented. Therefore, they do not fully cover the topics covered, nor should they be seen as a comprehensive or detailed account of the full presentation. They are posted here as a reference for those who attended the event.

Saul Billingsley- A safer generation [PDF - 7MB]
Chris newson - Reported Road Casualties
Graham Thomson - Road Safety Framework [PDF - 421kB]
David Goodman - Your Call website [PDF - 2MB]
Phillip Lockwood Holmes - Risky Chicken [PDF - 5MB]
Paul Hewson - Evidence based practice in RS [PDF - 840kB]
Neale Kinnear - Graduated Drivers Licensing [PDF - 874kB]
Bill Coley - ADHD and driving [PDF - 1MB]
Russel Watters theatre& [PDF - 614kB]
Sandy Allan - Sqa Qualifacation [PDF - 608kB]
Shaun Helman MORR [PDF - 534kB]
Catriona West-Driving Tracking Behaviour [PDF - 408kB]
Shaun Helman - Looked but failed to see [PDF - 1MB]

Annual Seminar 2013

The 2013 Annual Seminar was held on the 23rd and 24th of October in the Marriott Dalmahoy hotel.

Please see our Programme Programme draft [DOC - 63kB] for more information.

The following presentations from the 2013 Annual Seminar are only the slides which the speakers used to give a flavour of what was being presented. Therefore, they do not fully cover the topics covered, nor should they be seen as a comprehensive or detailed account of the full presentation. They are posted here as a reference for those who attended the event.

Mike Berry 2013 Update on Targets.. [PDF - 363kB]
Hugh Gillies, Keeping Scotland Moving in 2014 [PDF - 1MB]
Katherine Goodwin, The Role of Marketing in RS [PDF - 1002kB]
Emma Hewitt, Review of Your Call [PDF - 485kB]
Daryl Lloyd Road Safety Statistics [PDF - 459kB]
George Mcgrandles Scottish Fire and Rescue Service [PDF - 481kB]
Guro Ranes The Norwegian Approach and Experience [PDF - 1MB]
Emma Sheridan Brighton & Hove [PDF - 3MB]
Matt Perkins Reported Road Casualties 2012 [PDF - 641kB]
Fran Warren: Repeat Drink-Drivers [PDF - 442kB]
Jim Wilson drink driving [PDF - 136kB]
National Speed Limits in Scotland: Considering the Evidence [PDF - 1MB]

Annual Seminar 2012

The 2012 Annual Seminar focused on speed and around 180 delegates attended the event in Dunblane Hydro on 24/25 October. Rob Gifford, the Executive Director of PACTS delivered the Keynote Address and the event was brought to a close by Mircea Steriu from the European Transport Safety Council. June Graham (Education Sub-committee) chaired the first day and Leslie Harrold (Publicity Sub-committee) chaired the second day. David Middleton, Chief Executive of Transport Scotland delivered a pre-dinner address which was followed by the presentation of a Prince Michael International Road Safety Award to a partnership from Northern/Grampian for its winter safety initiative.
Most of the presentations from the seminar are available here.

Annual Seminar programme - 2012 [PDF - 63kB]

Annual Seminar 2011

This year's Annual Seminar was held at Dunblane Hydro Hotel on the 26th and 27th October 2011. In keeping with the Framework, this year's theme was young drivers and over 150 delegates attended. Copies of the presentations from the event are available here.

Annual Seminar programme - 2011 [DOC - 75kB]

Annual Seminar 2010

The 2010 Annual Seminar programme is available here:

Annual Seminar programme [DOC - 79kB]

Annual Seminar 2009
The 2009 Annual Seminar was held at Dunblane Hydro Hotel on the 27th and 28th October.

Annual Seminar 2008
The 2008 Annual Seminar was held at the Hilton, Coylumbrige in Aviemore.