Road Safety

Road Safety work is carried out in Fife between Fife Council services and partners with the aim of reducing the number of people killed or seriously injured on Fife's roads.

Fife Drivewise Pass Plus Initiative 

Fife Pass Plus is an initiative which offers new drivers an opportunity to gain more knowledge and practical driving skills in a discounted scheme subsidised by Fife Council.

The cost to the pupil is only £40.

Pass Plus is open to all new drivers who have passed their test within the past two years and are resident in Fife.

Pass Plus is an established training course aimed at new drivers with the aim of increasing safety for new road users. It consists of attending an information session and completing six modules about driving in different driving conditions:

  • in town
  • in all weathers
  • on rural roads
  • at night
  • on dual carriageways
  • on motorways

To register for the Fife Pass Plus or for further information please

email -, or

call -      03451 55 55 55 ext 402057    

For further information on Driver Safety please click on the Good Egg Guide   

Safe Drive Stay Alive

Safe Drive Stay Alive is a road safety show which delivers hard hitting, thought provoking messages to its audience.

The show has been running for over ten years and has been seen by 50,000 school pupils and college students from all over Fife. 

  • The overall aim is to promote responsible driver and passenger behaviour in order to reduce deaths and injuries on Fife’s roads.
  • The campaign has contributed to a reduction in fatal accidents of 45% since 2000, as well as a reduction in serious accidents by 60%. 
  • The 1 hour 30 minute show is based around a filmed reconstruction of a road traffic collision. The footage is interspersed on stage, with real life testimonies by serving members of the emergency services.
  • Also, and perhaps most poignantly, stories are relayed by family members and those that have been affected directly by a road crash.

Safe Drive Stay Alive invites 4th/ 5th year school leavers from every school in Fife to attend the show and there is also a free evening show for all public to attend.

For more information on Safe Drive Stay Alive please

visit - 

call  - 03451 555555 ext  44 61 25 or  

email -

Child Car Seat Checks

Do you find child car seats confusing?


Up to 59% of children may be travelling in the wrong car seat or they may not be correctly fitted.


Pop along to one of our in-car safety clinics at the locations below to check it is properly fitted and they are in the correct seat for their age, weight and height.


It's free and only take 5 minutes                                     






Tues 30th April

Tesco, Dunfermline Town Centre


Tues 7th May

St Columba’s Church, Glenrothes


Wed 15th May

Poppyview Family Centre, Methil


Tues 21st May

Dalgety Bay Community Centre


Thurs 6th June Toll Commuity Centre, Burntisland 11.45-13.00

Wed 12th June

Rosyth Methodist Church


Thurs 13th June

Asda, Kirkcaldy


Wed 19th June

Fife Cycle Park


Tues 2nd July

Tesco, Dunfermline Town Centre


Fri 19th July

Muddy Boots Farm


Fri 2nd Aug

Blacketyside Farm


Wed 7th Aug

Morrisons, St Andrews


Sat 10th Aug

Dunfermline Fire Station Open Day


Fri 6th Sept

Little World of Play, Cowdenbeath


Mon 9th Sept

Carleton Nursery



For more information or to arrange a check  or speak to someone please

email or 

phone  03451 55 55 55 ext 446161


To get further information on in car safety please click on the Good Egg Guide        


Driving for work

The risk of being involved in a serious or fatal road collision while driving for work is much greater than for any other occupational task.

If you are an employer of a small, large, private or public business you should aim to develop a workable approach to occupational road risk. In doing so the benefits to your company could be: 

  • reducing the number of accidents and injuries;
  • complying with legal duties and
  • enhancing your company’s reputation.

Please visit for further information 

Older Road Users

The older population in Fife continues to grow with over 20% of the population now being over the age of 60 years. Consequently the number of people over 70 years of age with a driving licence also continues to rise. This trend will continue as the population lives to an older age.

Whilst drivers over 70 are less likely to be involved in crashes involving speed, loss of control or alcohol as a cause when older drivers are involved in a crash the likelihood of them being seriously or fatally  injured is up to four times higher simply because of their frailty.


Safer Communities can provide a presentation to groups of drivers over 65 years to provide information, advice and support.

If you would like more information about a presentation to a group please contact the Project Officers at

email or 

phone  03451 55 55 55 ext 446161

For advice and information for older drivers and families click here on RoSPA website 

and also the Good Egg Guide

Educational Resources for Schools

Fife Safer Communities Team have worked with partners to produce the road safety inputs for the Go Safe Scotland website .  This  website is designed to provide teachers with resources to use within their classes.


See also the Road Safety Scotland website -  click on Road Safety Scotland


For more information please

phone  03451 555555 ext 402057 or 


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