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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.
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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Dec
12

A big thank you for being Bike Smart this Road Safety Week

A big thank you for being Bike Smart this Road Safety Week

With an estimated two million people expected to have been in involved with this year’s Road Safety Week, Brake’s Sam Nahk looks back at some of his highlights.

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Aug
14

Get set for Road Safety Week 2018

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It’s almost that time of year again… The UK’s biggest road safety event, Road Safety Week, will run from 19–25 November, and we will be encouraging everyone to shout about the safety of those on two wheels and sharing how we can all be ‘Bike Smart’. Brake's senior public affairs officer, Sam Nahk, shares his thoughts on why you should get involved.

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Dec
07

20 years of Road Safety Week

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This year marked 20 years of UK Road Safety Week. Brake chief executive, Mary Williams, looks back at the success of this year and how social media has changed how we engage people over the years.

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Jul
21

Road Safety Week - a powerful engagement tool

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As Brake marks 20 years of coordinating UK Road Safety Week, the charity's community engagement manager Dave Nichols takes a look at what the Week means to him.

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