Online quiz launched in response to SCP cuts

15.42 | 26 May 2011 |

Pupils taking part in a competition to design a logo and a poster have given a colourful face to a new road safety initiative born out of the loss of the school crossing patrol service in some parts of the country.

Chichester-based E-Training World has developed a new interactive online road safety quiz for children aged 5-15 years.

Graham Hurdle, managing director of E-Training World, said: “I have been involved in promoting road safety for more than 20 years.

“Our local school has lost its crossing patrol and my wife recently witnessed an incident where a child was almost run over. This brought home to us how important it is to teach young people how to be responsible when walking near a road, cycling or travelling in a vehicle.

“I am delighted at how enthusiastic the children have been about our road safety for kids programme. From the feedback and support we’re having from the broader road safety community I believe this system will be a huge benefit to kids all across the country.”

Emilie Belcher and Oliver Mitchell, from East Wittering Community Primary School in East Sussex, were named winners of the competition.

Click here for more information or contact Graham Hurdle on 07740 780814.


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