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Road Safety Week 2012 national hands-up survey of children age 7 – 11

Do you think you would get out more on foot and bicycle if roads in your neighbourhood were safer?

  • National 70% say yes
  • Scotland 65% say yes
  • Northern Ireland 74% say yes
  • Wales 74% say yes
  • London and the South East 78% say yes
  • North East 66% say yes
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 66% say yes
  • North West 60% say yes
  • East Midlands 63% say yes
  • West Midlands 68% say yes
  • South West 68% say yes
  • South 74% say yes
  • East Anglia 67% say yes

Do you think drivers should go slower around your school or home?

  • National 77% say yes
  • Scotland 80% say yes
  • Northern Ireland 79% say yes
  • Wales 77% say yes
  • London and the South East 79% say yes
  • North East 79% say yes
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 66% say yes
  • North West 81% say yes
  • East Midlands 78% say yes
  • West Midlands 75% say yes
  • South West 74% say yes
  • South 74% say yes
  • East Anglia 74% say yes

Have you ever been hit or nearly hit by a vehicle while walking or cycling?

  • National 43% say yes
  • Scotland 45% say yes
  • Northern Ireland 36% say yes
  • Wales 40% say yes
  • London and the South East 46% say yes
  • North East 37% say yes
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 41% say yes
  • North West 42% say yes
  • East Midlands 37% say yes
  • West Midlands 42% say yes
  • South West 47% say yes
  • South 48% say yes
  • East Anglia 42% say yes

When walking or cycling on roads, do you ever worry about being run over and hurt by traffic?

  • National 54% say yes
  • Scotland 57% say yes
  • Northern Ireland 42% say yes
  • Wales 73% say yes
  • London and the South East 58% say yes
  • North East 61% say yes
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 47% say yes
  • North West 54% say yes
  • East Midlands 62% say yes
  • West Midlands 49% say yes
  • South West 43% say yes
  • South 55% say yes
  • East Anglia 45% say yes

Would you like to walk and cycle more, such as to get to school or to see friends?

  • National 72% say yes
  • Scotland 70% say yes
  • Northern Ireland 74% say yes
  • Wales 74% say yes
  • London and the South East 79% say yes
  • North East 72% say yes
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 66% say yes
  • North West 61% say yes
  • East Midlands 65% say yes
  • West Midlands 70% say yes
  • South West 69% say yes
  • South 76% say yes
  • East Anglia 69% say yes

Would you like there to be more off-road cycle paths in your neighbourhood that you could use to go to the park or shops, to see friends or get to school?

  • National 75% say yes
  • Scotland 76% say yes
  • Northern Ireland 68% say yes
  • Wales 82% say yes
  • London and the South East 81% yes
  • North East 80% say yes
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 67% say yes
  • North West 66% say yes
  • East Midlands 73% say yes
  • West Midlands 72% say yes
  • South West 66% say yes
  • South 77% say yes
  • East Anglia 73% say yes

Would you like there to be more pavements, footpaths and crossings in your neighbourhood that you could use to go to the park or shops, to see friends or get to school?

  • National 61% say yes
  • Scotland 64% say yes
  • Northern Ireland 62% say yes
  • Wales 70% say yes
  • London and the South East 56% say yes
  • North East 63% say yes
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 66% say yes
  • North West 53% say yes
  • East Midlands 53% say yes
  • West Midlands 62% say yes
  • South West 61% say yes
  • South 60% say yes
  • East Anglia 63% say yes

Do your parents let you walk on local streets without them?

  • National 38% say no
  • Scotland 25% say no
  • Northern Ireland 46% say no
  • Wales 40% say no
  • London and the South East 49% say no
  • North East 35% say no
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 35% say no
  • North West 20% say no
  • East Midlands 34% say no
  • West Midlands 41% say no
  • South West 40% say no
  • South 44% say no
  • East Anglia 32% say no

Do your parents let you cycle on local streets without them?

  • National 47% say no
  • Scotland 40% say no
  • Northern Ireland 49% say no
  • Wales 48% say no
  • London and the South East 64%say no
  • North East 47% say no
  • Yorkshire and Humberside 41% say no
  • North West 27% say no
  • East Midlands 46% say no
  • West Midlands 44% say no
  • South West 45% say no
  • South 46% say no
  • East Anglia 43% say no

 

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