Useful websites

For further information, please browse our list of useful websites.

National bodies

Traveline Scotland
Traveline Scotland aim to provide accurate, up-to-date and impartial timetable information to get you to your destination by the quickest public transport mode. Traveline Scotland can be accessed via the web or by calling 0871 200 22 33. Lines are open 24/7. Calls cost 10p/min from BT landlines. Cost from mobiles or other providers may vary.

British Red Cross
The British Red Cross Society has a road safety campaign aimed at reducing road accidents and the severity of injuries arising from these.

Child Accident Prevention Trust
Child Accident Prevention Trust is a national charity committed to reducing the number of children killed or seriously injured as a result of accidents.

Department for Transport

European Transport Safety Council
An international non-governmental organisation dedicated to the reduction of the number and severity of transport crash injuries in Europe.

Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE)
Institution of Civil Engineers is an independent engineering institution. It was established in 1818, and today represents almost 80,000 professionally qualified civil engineers worldwide.

Road Safety GB
Road Safety GB is a national organisation that represents local authority road safety teams across the UK and provides road safety news, advice and expertise.

Parliamentary Advisory Council for Transport (PACTS)

Road Safety Wales
Road Safety Wales has been established to create 'unity from diversity' by developing and sustaining co-operation and interaction between all 22 Local Authorities in Wales and/or agencies with the responsibility for local authority road safety promotion, the Welsh Assembly Government, the four Welsh Police Forces, the three Fire and Rescue services, Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust and the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents.

Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA)
The Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents is a registered charity which was established over 80 years ago. Providing information, advice, resources and training, RoSPA is actively involved in the promotion of safety in all areas of life – at work, in the home, and on the roads, in schools, at leisure and on (or near) water.

Safe Routes to Schools
Sustrans, the sustainable transport charity, works on practical projects to encourage people to walk, cycle and use public transport for health, safety and environmental reasons. Its aim is to create a Safe Route to School for every child in the UK.

Safer Scotland
Safer Scotland addresses the issues involved in creating a safer community by tackling areas such as drugs misuse, crime, domestic abuse, anti-social behaviour, fire safety and road safety.

Scottish Government
The devolved Government for Scotland is responsible for most of the issues of day-to-day concern to the people of Scotland, including health, education, justice, rural affairs, and transport. The website provides information on all matters relating to the Scottish Government.

NHS Health Scotland
This website provides information and resources to support health improvement practitioners and organisations working to improve Scotland's health and reduce inequalities.

Police Scotland

West of Scotland Road Safety Forum
This website has been produced by the West of Scotland Road Safety Forum in order to make people aware of the projects and initiatives, both through education and publicity, in which the Forum is involved. Road safety officers and traffic engineers across the twelve local authorities, work in partnership with Strathclyde Police, to improve road safety standards in the West of Scotland.