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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.
Aug
24

Safe Systems is key to preventing death and injuries on our roads

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This month Brian Lawton joined charity The Road Safety Foundation as its new programme and research manager. Here, he explains why the Safe Systems approach is key to preventing bike casualties.

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Nov
28

Motorway road safety: advice from a Highways England traffic officer

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This year Highways England supported Road Safety Week by raising awareness of the Speed Down Save Lives message. Here, traffic officer Gary Reece shares his advice for drivers using the motorway network this winter.

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Oct
30

THINK! launches child road safety resources during Road Safety Week

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Just in time for Road Safety Week, THINK! is launching new road safety resources for teachers and parents aimed at young children. Here Think! marketing manager, Kanyin Sanusi, gives an insight in to what to expect.

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Oct
30

Unlike illnesses and medical conditions, brain injuries caused by road crashes can be avoided

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Today marks the start of Child Brain Injury Trust’s Be Seen, Not Hurt campaign. In this blog stakeholder communications coordinator Gayle Baird talks about the impact road crashes has on children and the families they support.

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Oct
12

Why lower speeds are better for everyone

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Living Streets' Communications & Media Manager, Tanya Braun, talks about why they're campaigning for 'Walking Cities' and what speeding means for school children.

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