Latest changes – roads policing

Date Category Guidance Changes
Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Broken link fixed to Derbyshire County Council roadside tributes and memorials policy.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Updated link to new National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) National Roads Policing Strategy (2022-2025).

Roads policing Police driving

Whole module updated.

Roads policing Police driving

Link to Governance document removed.

Roads policing Partner agencies

Replace CLEAR guidance and strategic road responders agreement with most up to date version (left out in previous update).

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Replace CLEAR guidance and strategic road responders agreement with most up to date versions.

Roads policing Management of incidents

Replace CLEAR guidance and strategic road responders agreement with most up to date versions.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Removed link to ACPO (2013) Forensic collision investigation and reconstruction protocol.

Roads policing Disrupting criminality

Repair to link to Investigative strategies>ANPR.

Roads policing Disrupting criminality

Updated ANPR content.

Roads policing Police driving

Update to vehicle categorisation calculations.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Updated non College badged Tactics directory uploaded.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Additional wording around reference to force policy added.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Information added around the role of co-ordinating gold commander.

Roads policing Police driving

Updated link to NPCC 2018 Policing our Roads Together - 3 Year Strategy.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Amended version of tactics directory added to reflect correction to Appendix C.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Tactics Directory.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Updated NPCC protocol for Forensic Collision Investigation and Reconstruction.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Reference to JESIP added.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Amended wording for discontinuance of a pursuit.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Police Pursuits - Quad bikes and Motorcycles - amended wording for clarity.

Roads policing Disrupting criminality

Addition of legislation under Disruption of Criminality.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Addition of link to STATS20 report.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Change in reference from Road Policing SIO to Road Policing Lead Investigator, plus amendments to responsibilities of Forensic Collision Investigator and Vehicle Examiner.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Update refresh training timescales.

Roads policing Police driving

Removal of link to draft Basic Driver Handbook.

Roads policing Police driving

Updated reference to The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2016, and also to change wording under Police Driver Trainers to make it accurate.

Roads policing Police driving

"Training" page retitled "Police driving" and updated.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Changing wording regarding off road pursuits of quad bikes and motorcycles.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

1. Update links to the CLEAR Principles to 2015 version
2. Update references to the five year strategy to 2015 version
3. Instances of VOSA replaced by DVSA

Roads policing Management of incidents
  1. Update links to the CLEAR Principles to 2015 version.
  2. Update references to the five year strategy to 2015 version.
  3. Instances of VOSA replaced by DVSA.
Roads policing Partner agencies

1. Update links to the CLEAR Principles to 2015 version
2. Update references to the five year strategy to 2015 version
3. Instances of VOSA replaced by DVSA

Roads policing Disrupting criminality

The list of bullets in section 1.2 (seizing vehicles) has been amended to provide better clarity on the legislation in relation to the seizure of vehicles.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Changes throughout section on Police pursuits and link to Tactics Directory (restricted content).

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Removal of a link to Ministry of Justice (2013) Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Roads policing Disrupting criminality

Correcting broken links and uploading a link to an updated version of the Motorcycle Safety Strategy.

Roads policing Management of incidents

Correcting broken links and uploading a link to an updated version of the Motorcycle Safety Strategy.

Roads policing Partner agencies

Reflecting name change: Driving Standards Agency has become Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Clarifying and removing ambiguity around use of 4x4 utility vehicles in pursuits.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Removal of links to the PPF which suggested that particular roles require an officer to be of a certain rank, which is not true.

Roads policing Investigation of fatal and serious injury road collisions

Update links to 2013 Code of Practice for Victims of Crime.

Roads policing Partner agencies

Addition of a link to newly-published document: ACPO et al (2013) Strategic Road Responders Agreement.

Roads policing Police pursuits

Wording change: “tactical phase trained advanced drivers” changed to “advanced drivers”.

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