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Road Safety Strategy

Public Consultation: Road Safety Action Plan 2024-2030

We will be updating our Road Safety Action Plan this year. The document will set out the actions we plan to take as a region to halve road deaths and serious injuries by 2030.

We want to hear your views on how we can make journeys safer across the region. Your answers will influence the types of road safety interventions we will deliver.

Details of the types of actions we could take are outline in our survey and the consultation document.

The consultation will be open until 5pm on Friday 10 May.

Share your views.

Refreshed Road Safety Strategy

We're working towards Vision Zero, a long-term mission where nobody is killed or seriously injured on our roads. By 2030 we aim to have halved the number of road deaths and serious injuries.

In 2023 we launched our Refreshed Regional Road Safety Strategy. Our strategy sets out the principles we will follow to achieve our aim. These are:

The Refreshed Regional Road Safety Strategy supports the delivery of our Local Transport Plan (LTP) by aiming to create a safe road environment for all road users.

Read our strategy.

Our statutory duties

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

Our strategy outlines our approach to delivering against this statutory duty. In addition, some authorities have created a local strategy to ensure a focus on local road safety challenges.

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We will be sharing opportunities for you to contribute to plans for improving road safety in the region.