August 20th, 2020
GoSafe – working to make Welsh roads safer throughout the Pandemic.

The strategic aim of GoSafe has always been to make people safer on Welsh roads by reducing casualties and saving lives.


On March 23rd, 2020 Wales, along with the rest of the UK went under lockdown measures, with travel restrictions in place to protect the NHS and save lives during the Covid-19 Pandemic. Throughout the entire lockdown period and the recent leasing of lockdown measures, we’ve adapted our way of life and have become accustomed to a new normal way of life.


Since March, we have been enforcing the speed limits, red light offences, using a mobile phone or not wearing a seatbelt across the road networks of Wales, keeping road users safe and reducing the pressure on the NHS and other public services. We continued with our “right place, right time, right reason” deployment strategy and listened to community concerns about speeding. New sites have been adopted and our Casualty Reduction Officers have worked passionately throughout lockdown to keep our roads safe. The work of keeping Welsh roads safe never stopped.


With more restrictions being lifted and lockdown being eased across Wales, people can travel again to see friends, family and go on holidays. Shops, gyms, leisure centres and tourists attractions have reopened and our roads are getting busier.


Several new enforcement sites have been established following reports of concern from members of the public about the level of speeding in their communities, so you will see us enforcing in new and established sites as we continue to work towards encouraging compliance and reducing collisions on our roads, making communities safer.


We all have a right to use the roads safely, and all have a part to play in keeping the roads safe.


Drive within the speed limit.

Don’t use your mobile phone.

Wear your seatbelt.

Be aware of your surroundings.

Drive to the conditions of the road.


We may now live in a new world of social distancing and hand sanitising, but the speed limits and traffic laws have remained the same throughout and continue to be a constant old normal element of our way of life.

Thursday, 20 August 2020