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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
07

Breaking the cycle: safety on the school journey

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With many children returning to school this week, Sustrans senior policy and political advisor Rachel White reveals what measures we need in place to encourage more kids to make the journey by bike.

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Aug
24

Are you a considerate road user?

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Steve Horton, director of communications at Road Safety GB, reflects on why it’s important to look out for each other.

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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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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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