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Car Use

Although alternative methods of transport such as walking, cycling and public transport are becoming more popular, there are times when the car is the most practical option for your journey.



More car use information

 Educating Children
This page gives more information on different training schools, activities and lessons that people can take part in to learn more about safe driving.

 Safer Roads Partnership
This section explains in more detail about the safer roads partnership which is run by the West Mercia Police, including a information on the Worcestershire Camera Sites website.

 Taxi Assessments
The sections talks about how the council does Taxi Assessments for the different taxi services in Worcestershire to ensure quality and a good trip.

Using Satellite Navigations

Satellite Navigation systems offer an aid to journey planning, used safely in conjunction with road markings and signs, and in accordance to the Highway Code.

Problems may arise from the use of such systems due to inaccurate or out-of-date mapping software, where postcodes cover a wide geographical area, or when HGV drivers use software intended for cars.

Ordnance Survey has recently reviewed their base map and added information on utilities such as electrical substations, waterways and wind turbines. This information will be available as part of an update package for your system. Any inaccuracies identified in the mapping software can be reported to the mapping suppliers directly:

See also our Satellite Navigation Information sheet (PDF 59 KB)

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This page was last reviewed 16 April 2014 at 14:43.
The page is next due for review 13 October 2015.