It’s now illegal to use a handheld mobile phone behind the wheel
As of 25 March 2022, if you use a handheld phone behind the wheel for virtually any use, you can get a fine of up to £1,000, 6 points on your licence, and a driving ban.
 

The Highway Code has changed
From 29 January 2022, changes that include a new hierarchy of road users and updates to pedestrian priority, amongst others, have been introduced with the aim of reducing the risk of harm on our roads.

Explore info and activities created to help everyone go safer on Scotland's roads.

Drive like Gran’s in the car #DRIVESMART

Drive like Gran’s in the car #DRIVESMART

Roads are unpredictable and life is full of distractions, but help is at hand.

Meet Gran. She’s no-nonsense and pops up in the least likely of places.

Scotland's Road Safety Framework

A compelling long-term vision for road safety in Scotland

The road safety framework advocates a vision for Scotland to have the best road safety performance in the world to 2030.

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Visiting Scotland this summer? Welcome! Remember our roads might be different from what you're used to, from driving on the left to single-track roads. Download our Driving in Scotland leaflet here ➡️ https://roadsafety.scot/resources/driving-in-scotland-leaflet-2/ #DriveOnTheLeft

Thanks to Sgoil-Àraich na Coille Nuaidh in Kilmarnock for welcoming Ziggy! He loved meeting the children and learn about road safety. You can help your little ones #GoSafeWithZiggy this summer by reading Ziggy's Sunny Holiday together 👉 http://bit.ly/ziggyholiday @JHP_SnCN_SanCN

Last week Ziggy visited @KincaidstonPS in Ayr to join in with playtime and remind children how to stay safe on the roads during the summer holiday. Thanks for having us! You'll find Ziggy stories and fun online games and videos at http://roadsafety.scot/ziggy-online #GoSafeWithZiggy