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Road Safety Week Blog

A collection of views from around the UK on topics related to the theme of Road Safety Week. These blogs are aimed to inform and inspire people to take action and raise awareness during Road Safety Weekand beyond. Contributions are from Brake staff, volunteers, partners, researchers and campaigners. Views expressed are those of the contributor and do not necessarily represent those of Brake or its employees.
Oct
12

No need to speed

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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.

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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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