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Respect the Range: staying safe on the UK Defence Training Estate

Much of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) training estate is accessible to the public, offering exciting opportunities to explore and discover some of the most beautiful and unique rural areas in the UK.

The MOD Access Forum: Working Together for Safe Public Access to the Training Estate

In the foreground is a shallow grassy slope and behind appears to be the beach. In the centre of the image is a small building with red and white horizontal stripes and a large red flag.

The 2019 MOD Access Forum saw attendees from various organisations learn about the public access issues affecting the MOD estate and even have a go at searching for unexploded ordnance!

Six ridiculous excuses for risking your life on the training estate

A Byway Open To All Traffic sign on Salisbury Plain. [Crown Copyright, MOD]

Last week we looked at some ways to risk your life on the Defence training estate. When we catch people ignoring the rules, they use a variety of excuses for their actions. Here's a countdown of some of the more ridiculous we’ve come …