Road safety and police officers in Powys have delivered cycle training to a group of Syrian refugees, following a plea to help them learn the rules of the road.
Emergency services in Cambridgeshire are aiming to raise awareness of the ‘fatal four’ by adopting a vehicle sticker awareness campaign that is already running in other parts of the country.
The Road Safety GB Academy has unveiled its spring 2018 training programme for road safety practitioners.
As widely anticipated, the chancellor Philip Hammond has reiterated the Government’s commitment to the development of both driverless and electric vehicles in the 2017 Budget.
A question about the effectiveness of ‘Safe Drive, Stay Alive’ and other similar live productions sparked a passionate debate at the 2017 National Road Safety Conference.
A school crossing patrol (SCP) who has been keeping children safe at the same school for 48 years has been recognised with a long service award from Keltic Clothing.
Road Safety GB is encouraging road safety practitioners to complete a new survey designed to identify ‘promising practice’ in engaging with parents on child road safety.
LATEST – Hammersmith & Fulham, SERP and Wandsworth are delivering comprehensive programmes in support of the Week
A new report, published to coincide with the start of Road Safety Week 2017, sets out to ‘debunk some popular myths’ and calls for ‘evidence-based’ interventions focusing on speed.
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