Rural Road Risk – What are the biggest issues on our country roads?

Rural Road Risk - What are the biggest issues on our country roads?

This Q&A Session will be hosted by Agilysis CEO, Richard Owen featuring panellists; Suzy Charman (Road Safety Foundation), Neil Greig (IAM Roadsmart), Teresa Ciano (GoSafe Wales), and Tanya Fosdick (Agilysis).

The webinar covers the following topics:

  • Introduction
  • Rural Roads – Are the roads the problem, what are the ‘dangers’ motorists face, what interventions can be successful
  • Speeds – Safe speeds and a debate on rural speed limits
  • Road users – Who uses the rural road network and for what purpose. Who is more at risk?
  • What impact with COVID19 have on rural road use – We have seen an explosion of cycling and walking on rural roads with reduced traffic, what challenges does this pose as we exit lockdown and how can VRUs safely use a rural network in future?

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Richard Owen


Over a decade of road safety management experience in the public and private sector Specialist in data analysis and visualisation An expert in enforcement management and UK road legislation Proven ability to lead large multi-agency partnerships, achieving consensus and progressing the joint aims of diverse agencies. Excellent verbal and written communications skills with substantial experience of working with the media.