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Refreshed Road Safety Strategy

We are refreshing our Road Safety Strategy and would like your views.

Under the Road Traffic Act 1988, the Mayor of the West Midlands and seven Local Authorities have concurrent statutory duties to:

As part of the approach to delivering against this statutory duty, a Regional Road Safety Strategy 2019-2028 was launched. In addition, some authorities created a local strategy to ensure a focus on local road safety challenges.

Why are we refreshing the strategy?

In September 2021 an interim review was undertaken of the Regional Road Safety Strategy 2019-2028, concluding that the rapidly developing road safety landscape means there is a need for an enhanced transformational approach to reducing risk levels to those most at-risk of death and serious injury on the West Midlands Metropolitan Region’s road network.

As a result, we are refreshing the strategy ensuring that we:

How to give us your views

You can download or view the Refreshed Regional Road Safety Strategy 2023-2030 here.

Give us your views by visiting or you can email

We will be accepting comments until 9am on Sunday 4 June 2023.