Tag Archives: travel

Drive Safer for Longer with Route 60+

Somerset County Council’s Route 60+ driver training programme helps senior drivers stay safe on the roads. Elderly drivers have hit the headlines recently for all the wrong reasons, especially as statistically speaking they are one of the safest driver age groups. Older drivers have a wealth of experience that can prove invaluable when assessing potentially […]

Make sure your holiday gets off to a flying start, even if it’s a staycation

Get your summer holiday off to a flying start with some helpful tips from Somerset County Council’s road safety team. Over 50 per cent of Britons are planning on having a ‘staycation’ and holidaying within the UK over the summer. Holiday journeys are generally much longer than typical day to day trips but with a […]

Happy birthday, Travel Somerset!

Somerset County Council’s improved traffic and travel service has proven a hit with both the public and professionals as it celebrates its first birthday. The mobile-friendly http://www.travelsomerset.co.uk website was launched in August 2016 to provide reliable travel updates and roadworks information. It is accompanied by the @TravelSomerset Twitter account which live tweets alerts to its […]

Visit Travel Somerset for traffic updates

Anyone planning a journey in Somerset can now find all the information they need to avoid unnecessary delays in one place – http://www.travelsomerset.co.uk. The new mobile-friendly website, launched today by Somerset County Council, offers live updates of unplanned travel incidents, 24 hours a day, seven days a week. It also has a searchable map showing […]