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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Minister for Transport Jenny Gilruth on the importance of enjoying Scotland's roads safely as the latest film from motorcycle safety campaign Live Fast Die Old launches this week. (1/2)

Watch the film here ➡️

Introducing... the latest Live Fast Die Old film 🏍️

Shot on the beautiful Isle of Skye and using slo-mo footage, the new film highlights some of the hazards bikers might face on Scotland's roads, with a reminder to 'Take your time to take it all in’ before overtaking. (1/2)

Have you joined Ziggy in Walk to School week? 🚦 

350k+ pupils across the UK took part in 2021! Join this growing movement of children walking to school, run by @LStreetsScot, and help kids to #PowerUP!

👉 Walk to School
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