Community Road Watch
Are you interested in Road Safety and are you over the age of 18?
Can you work as part of a team, are you flexible and do you have an eye for detail?
Lancashire Constabulary are looking for volunteers to join their Community Road Watch Scheme in the Lune Valley area
Community Road Watch involves police working together with local communities at sites where people are worried about road safety. Volunteers are trained by us and work with local officers to address various driving issues including: drivers exceeding the speed limit, use of mobile phones and drivers and passengers not wearing seat belts and/or child restraints. The team monitors and records driver behaviour so that action can then be taken.
This is an excellent opportunity for you to make a real difference to your community and the safety of Lancashire’s residents and visitors.
This volunteer position requires some flexibility as you may be required to support road initiatives in the Lune Valley area.
Initiatives usually take place during the day Monday – Friday.
This opportunity is subject to police vetting and travel expenses can be claimed.
• To work alongside Police Officers at identified sites in road safety initiatives.
• Help to maintain accurate records of work undertaken at the sites.
• Operate speed detection equipment to target offenders.
• Help to identify offences of failing to wear a seat belt / child restraint and using a mobile phone whilst driving.
We are looking for people who have :-
- An interest in road safety & their community
- Good communication skills
- Experience of working with administrative systems
- Good organisational skills
- Attention to detail
- A commitment to confidentiality
Training of a laser gun will be provided.
Volunteers must have completed the required training before the activity can be undertaken and may be asked to regularly refresh training where required.
Required Age:18 years +
Lune Valley and the surrounding area