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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.
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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Sep
26

Why we love Road Safety Week and Beep Beep! Days

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Today (Wednesday 27 September) is Brake's third national Beep Beep! Day of the year. Childminder Clare Maher, from Clare's Little Tots, tells us why she thinks it's important for little ones to understand the language around road safety from an early age.

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Aug
10

Can we rely on technology to keep us safe?

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UK Road Safety Week is once again being kindly sponsored by Aviva. Here, the company's B2C managing editor Amanda McWhirter gives her thoughts on the development of technology and what it means for drivers.

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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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