Launch Meeting October 2018

Senior Road Safety – Kent Focus Group
Inaugural Launch and Presentation

Wednesday 24th October 2018 at 2.15pm
Registration / light refreshments from 1.45pm

Kent and Medway Road Safety Experience
Marconi Way, Rochester, ME1 2XQ.
(Close proximity to M2 and M20 motorways.)

By kind permission of KFRS – Kent and Medway Road Safety Experience.

Main presentation

Rob Heard, Founder ‘The Older Driver’s Forum’ Hampshire –
an innovative project for ‘keeping older motorists on the road
safely for longer’.

Rob is a serving police officer and in 2014 he and the Forum were awarded by ACPO the ‘Outstanding Contribution to Road Safety’ award. Rob is also the national police lead for older driver’s road safety and member of several influential committee’s and advisory groups.

Short Supporting Presentations Relevant to Road Safety

  • Independence and mobility
  • Dementia
  • Mobility Scooters / powered wheelchairs

We have scheduled the presentations to conclude around 4.00pm
following which there will be the opportunity for informal networking,
or alternatively the opportunity to have a conducted tour of the Road
Safety Experience kindly offered by Kent Fire and Rescue Service Staff.

NOTE: This is an open invitation for you, and / or colleagues to attend this inaugural meeting, however we would appreciate if you would confirm if attending.

The Focus Group will meet three times a year at a central location in Kent, there will also be a bi-monthly ‘networking’ newsletter; there is no membership subscription.