Darren Freezor

Head of Motor Insurance, Safer Vehicles and Speed Department for Transport

Darren Freezor is a history graduate, law graduate and an MBA. He leads a team in the Department for Transport covering a number of policy areas for the Government, including speed policy. He has been in this role since March 2020.

Prior to this he has over 10 years’ experience in Government, having held a variety of roles. These have included working in the Government Whips Office from 2009 - 2012, the Department for Energy and Climate Change on international climate change from 2011 - 2014, and the Department for Transport in the Dangerous Goods Division from 2014 - 2019.

My Speaker Sessions

Thursday 16 June 2022


Panel Discussion: Speed management to optimise safety, the environment and public health

11:00 - 11:40 Safety Transport Network/Mobility Theatre
  • Applicability of learnings from Wales on their journey to 20mph across other nations and a review of Scottish trials and welsh plans for a 50mph national speed limit
  • Review of Scottish Borders Council default 20mph trial speed limit
  • Balancing broad considerations, including environmental, safety and public health e.g. Speed vs pollution including time in traffic at slower speeds
  • Using tech to enhance planning and enforcement

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