The Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Rescue Service and Highways department have come together to organise Get Road Smart at Silverstone—a road safety event that aims to increase residents’ road safety awareness.
It is part of Operation Journey, a campaign set up by Northamptonshire Police to make the county’s roads the safest in the country.
There will a number of different attractions at the event including:
- A competition to win a passenger ride around Silverstone’s Stowe Circuit in a converted Formula 1-style car
- Opportunities for riders and drivers of different ages to take vehicles around the circuit and get guidance on their driving skills
- A hydraulic car crash simulator
- Police pursuit demonstrations
- Rescue demonstrations by the fire brigade
- A competition to win a Fiat 500
- Under 17s scooter experience
- Activities for young children, including bicycles designed specifically for toddlers and face painting
- A bicycle-powered Scalextric track
- Car seat safety checks
- Skid training
Why not come along?
The event is free and all are welcome. It will be held at the Silverstone circuit in south Northamptonshire on Sunday 18th May from 10am-4pm.
It will feature many guest speakers including our very own Simon Rewell, Road Safety Manager at Insure The Box Limited.