The top priority in the draft plan is to:
That list of key crimes notably excludes any mention of dangerous driving, as does the document as a whole. This is despite concerns over dangerous driving and road safety featuring prominently in previous police consultations:Hold the Metropolitan Police to account for delivering the Mayor’s goal of driving down the key crimes of burglary, vandalism, theft of, and theft from motor vehicles, violence with injury, robbery and theft from the person by a total of 20%.
- The 2010/11 Metropolitan Police Service annual report said that "Road safety has featured consistently in the top five public priorities for policing, with speeding and dangerous driving major concerns".
- TfL's draft road safety plan said "The Metropolitan Police Authority's 'Have Your Say on Policing in London' consultation, which ran between June and November 2010, show that traffic and road related issues are the top priority for those who took part. Particular concerns identified in the consultation focus on road safety issues."