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Road Safety Week Blog

A collection of views from around the UK on the topics of Bike Smart and Road Safety Week. These blogs are aimed to inform and inspire people to take action and raise awareness during 2018 and beyond. Contributions are from partners, researchers and campaigners, where views expressed are those of the contributor and do not necessarily represent those of Brake or its employees.
Oct
09

Being social about road safety

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With less then six weeks to go until UK Road Safety Week, police social media consultant Sgt Neil Dewson-Smith shares his views on why social media is key to running a successful road safety campaign.

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Sep
28

The power of infrastructure

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Chief engineer Mark Philpotts has recently returned from a cycling trip to northern Europe. Here, he shares his views on how decent road designs can benefit cycling.

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Sep
21

Bicycle locking advice from Yellow Jersey

Bicycle locking advice from Yellow Jersey

If a thief is really determined to steal your bike, unfortunately you may not be able to stop them. However, when you’re out and about, you can take some extra measures to deter them and not make your bike an easy target. Bicycle insurance specialists Yellow Jersey offer their top tips for keeping your bike safe and secure.

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Sep
14

Maisie's story

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Twelve-year-old Maisie Godden-Hall says wearing a cycle helmet saved her life. She is so passionate about getting children to wear helmets, she launched a petition with support from Cycle-smart Foundation. Here, she shares her story.

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Sep
07

Breaking the cycle: safety on the school journey

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With many children returning to school this week, Sustrans senior policy and political advisor Rachel White reveals what measures we need in place to encourage more kids to make the journey by bike.

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