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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.
Sep
18

The importance of police enforcement

The importance of police enforcement

National Police Chiefs’ Council Lead for Roads Policing, Chief Constable Anthony Bangham, explains the importance of enforcing the laws of the road in making our streets safe for all road users.

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Sep
12

Get your local fire service involved in RSW

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Sean Bone-Knell, the National Fire Chiefs Lead Officer for Road Safety, talks about what the fire service will be doing as part of Road Safety Week 2019.

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Sep
03

Keep our children safe with 20mph limits

Keep our children safe with 20mph limits

Rod King MBE, Founder of 20’s Plenty for Us, explains why 20mph limits are important for keeping children safe near roads.

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Aug
22

Shout out on social media

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Police social media consultant Sgt Neil Dewson-Smith (Sgt TCS) tells us why social media is such an important tool to use for shouting about important messages, and how to use it to our advantage.

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Jul
19

Road Safety Week 2019 is stepping up

Road Safety Week 2019 is stepping up

I can’t believe it’s almost UK Road Safety Week again and this year we want everyone to ‘Step Up for Safe Streets’. We are encouraging people to learn about, shout about and celebrate the amazing design-led solutions that will allow us all to get around in safe and healthy ways, every day.

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Stacey Bristow
Hi Rachel, thanks for your comment. If you could email roadsafetyweek@brake.org.uk, we'd love to hear any ideas you have of how we... Read More
Monday, 22 July 2019 15:47
Stacey Bristow
Thank you for your comments about our Road Safety Week focus. We certainly understand your concerns about the lack of representati... Read More
Monday, 22 July 2019 13:23
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