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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
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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Jan
04

Volunteer stories: Frances Darling

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Frances Darling is a Brake volunteer whose sister, Sally Low, was killed while cycling in Moray, Scotland, in September 2013. Here, Frances talks about the impact of the loss on Sally's teenage sons, the procedures that followed and why she's calling on drivers and the government to ensure that all road users are safe on the roads.

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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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