The number of attendees at the 2015 National Road Safety Conference for the first time topped 300, an increase of 10% on the record number that attended in 2014.
Held at the East Midlands Conference Centre in Nottingham on 18-19 November, the 2015 National Conference was hosted by Road Safety GB East Midlands Region and co-sponsored by AA DriveTech, Colas, Pepsico and Vysionics.
There were 33 presentations spread across the main conference agenda and fringe programme, with delegates free to move between the two. The presentations covered a comprehensive range of road safety-related topics and the speaker line up included representatives from the DfT, Road Safety GB, National Police Chiefs’ Council, CFOA and Highways England.
As usual, the Question Time session was one of the highlights of the event with the panel fielding questions relating to, among other topics, speed cameras, the disharmony between road user groups, graduated driver licencing and cycle training.
24 organisations* (including the sponsors) were represented at the exhibition which ran alongside the conference: AG Products, B3 Creative, Buchanan Computing, First Time Publishing, Good Egg Safety, IAM, ilm Software, Keltic Clothing, Quickfoot, Red Zulu, RedSpeed International, Road Safety Analysis, Room 9 Media, Siemens, Solon Security, The U17 Car Club, Traffic Technology Ltd, TSO, Westcotec, XPI Simulation.