Glovebox Guide

The Glovebox Guide

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Glovebox Guide

Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service is committed to helping all new drivers stay safe on our roads, whether you are a provisional licence holder or just passed your test. 

All too often, we are called to rescue young people from who are trapped in their vehicles after being involved in a collision, sometimes suffering from life changing injuries. 

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Glovebox Guide Competition Winner 2023

18-year-old Leon Warburton from Leigh has been drawn as the 2023 lucky winner of the iPad Mini Competition. Leon won the competition by correctly answering questions based on the content of the Glovebox Guide.

Leon passed his driving test at the end of last year and was given the guide by the examiner at Atherton Test Centre.

The Glovebox Guide was relaunched in 2022 to include both provisional and newly qualified drivers. Our aim was to increase the number of young drivers under the age of 25, who we can positively engage with and spread key messages to reduce the numbers of young drivers and their passengers that are killed or injured on our roads.  

The competition prize was funded by the Safer Roads Greater Manchester Partnership. 

Leon came with his sister Holly to receive his prize at Leigh Fire Station and was given a tour of the Station by Red Watch. Leon said, “The guide was informative and useful, I have kept the collision checklist in my glove compartment, just in case. I also learnt about the penalties of running a red light”.

Glovebox Winner & Red Watch

Picture left to right – Watch Manager Steve Waygood, Glovebox Winner Leon Warburton, Holly Warburton and Fire Fighter Dylan Bacha.