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Road Safety Week Blog

A collection of views from around the UK on the topics of Step up for Safe Streets and Road Safety Week. These blogs are aimed to inform and inspire people to take action and raise awareness during 2019 and beyond. Contributions are from Brake staff, volunteers, partners, researchers and campaigners, where views expressed are those of the contributor and do not necessarily represent those of Brake or its employees.
Nov
22

The Importance Of Tyre Safety In Winter

The Importance Of Tyre Safety In Winter

As the winter weather sets in, it is imperative that drivers take steps to ensure their vehicles are safe during the rain, ice and snow. After all, road traffic collisions are the biggest killer of young people between the ages of 5 and 29, and they are most likely to occur at this time of year when the roads are even more dangerous than normal.

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Nov
15

Safe streets for walking

Safe streets for walking

Living Streets' Tanya Braun talks about the importance of having a safe place to walk, and what that looks like.

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Nov
12

Dead? Or Dead Slow? The importance of keeping horses and their riders safe

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Director of Safety The British Horse Society (BHS), Alan Hiscox, talks about the importance of driving safely around horses on our roads, and the impact that dangerous driving has on them.

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Nov
05

How Bikeability fits in to ‘Step up for Safe Streets’

How Bikeability fits in to ‘Step up for Safe Streets’

Bikeability Trust's Paul Robison talks about the importance of children's cycle training so they can stay safe, and healthy, on our streets.

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Oct
28

Safe Streets for our children

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Road Safety GB's Liz Brooker talks about why it is vital that we create an environment that allows children to walk or cycle safely to school and in their community

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