What we do
Our purpose is to prevent deaths and serious injuries on the roads of West Yorkshire by reducing the level and severity of speeding and red light offences and to improve driving standards through education and enforcement.
In 2018 there were 71 fatal collisions on the roads in West Yorkshire and 801 serious injury collisions. We are committed to reducing this number. To make this happen, the West Yorkshire Casualty Reduction Partnership provides enforcement services for the Local Authorities and Highways England in West Yorkshire in accordance with their road safety priorities.
We do this by installing road safety improvement measures at the worst casualty hotspots. These measures are for all road users and include installation of speed control safety cameras, mobile police camera patrols, and traffic signal cameras. Speed and red light violation cameras play an important role in reducing road casualties. Roads where cameras are present consistently see collision reduction rates that are better than the rest of the road network.
Speed enforcement also addresses antisocial driver behaviour, contributing towards safer communities.
The partnership consists of the five metropolitan district councils of Bradford, Calderdale, Kirklees, Leeds and Wakefield along with West Yorkshire Police and the Highways Agency.