Road safety

A flashing speed limit sign

We record accident data for roads in Leicestershire to help us identify accident locations and work towards reducing road casualties. We also run a number of campaigns throughout the year to promote safer driving.

If you've been involved in a road traffic incident, or think you may have witnessed an offence on the roads, find out how to Report a road traffic incident (Leicestershire Police)

If you’re 60 or over and want to feel more confident on the road, a refresher driving session could be for you.

Improvements are being made to two key junctions on the B590 Rugby Road corridor and a range of highway improvements to cycling and pedestrian provision, parking facilities and direction signing throughout Hinckley are also proposed.

The Data Collection Team can provide data on all types of traffic and pedestrian movements from over 262 Automatic Traffic Count (ATC) sites.

Community Speed Watch is an educational scheme to help people reduce speeding traffic though their community.

Driver Education Leicester runs courses, such as the National Speed Awareness Course, on behalf of the Leicestershire Constabulary.

We offer Pre-driver courses for people aged 16/17 who are interested in learning to drive

Provision of Road Traffic Collision (RTC) data for roads within Leicestershire.


Digger working at location of North and East Melton Mowbray Distributor Road

Essential drainage work linked to North and East Melton Mowbray Distributor Road

With 23 gritters ready to grit 1,300 miles of highway, the council is ready for winter weather

With a yellow weather warning in place for the East Midlands, be flood aware with our weather advice