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Tyre Safety Month Briefing to include guest speakers from fire and police services

Now in 10th year, the TyreSafe event is being held at The Belfry Hotel and Resort, West Midlands on 14 July and is open to those involved in the tyre industry as well as road and tyre-safety stakeholders. Admission is free of charge but by prior arrangement only.

In addition to the annual launch of materials to support October’s Tyre Safety Month, the briefing will include results of the second phase of the ‘Tread depth survey at the point of replacement’.

In addition, guest speakers at the event include superintendent Paul Keasey, chairman of the National Roads Policing Intelligence Forum (NRPIF), who will present an overview on the latest developments regarding the police service’s approach to promoting tyre safety.

Shaun McKeown, forensic vehicle examiner, Cumbria Police will give an insight into the tyre-related issues witnessed by accident investigation teams at incidents and share some case studies.

Colin Heyes, station manager, Cheshire Fire & Rescue, will give an overview of the tyre-safety partnerships’ his Service has developed and how to engage with fire services for similar activities.

Stuart Jackson, chairman, TyreSafe, said: “As we mark our tenth year raising awareness on the importance of tyre safety, we have an exceptional programme of speakers, research and innovation to share with our stakeholders. In short, the 2016 tyre Safety Month Briefing will be a comprehensive forum on tyre safety in Britain, and an essential event for all those associated with the tyre industry to attend.”

To register for the Tyre Safety Month Briefing, visit www.tyresafe.org or contact [email protected].

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Natalie Middleton

Natalie has worked as a fleet journalist for nearly 20 years, previously as assistant editor on the former Company Car magazine before joining Fleet World in 2006. Prior to this, she worked on a range of B2B titles, including Insurance Age and Insurance Day.