One of the notable features of the lockdown resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic was that it slowed most of us down. I say most of us: there are, unfortunately, plenty of examples of people using quieter roads as their own personal race tracks. But, for those who were mainly at home, travelling to shops locally, and driving more sedately when they had to drive at all, the change in pace of life was remarkable.
Road Safety Week Blog
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.
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.
Bikeability Trust's Paul Robison talks about the importance of children's cycle training so they can stay safe, and healthy, on our streets.