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Road Safety

Road Safety

Visitors are reminded that Road Safety is for everyone from small children to older people and we all use it every day. Depending on the age and the needs of the group topics such as safe places to cross, planning your route, cycling safely and driving safely can be covered. 

Road:
  • Consequences of crime 
  • Pedestrians, Cyclists and Motorists 
  • Dangers of various forms of road transport 
  • Drink driving 
  • Drug driving 
  • Use of mobile telephones whilst driving 
  • Car safety (seat belts) 
  • Passenger protection 
  • Consequences to passengers 
  • Vehicle impacts 
  • In-vehicle safety features 
  • Causes of accidents 
  • Speeding 
  • Young drivers 
  • Car theft and joyriding 
  • Insurance and licences 
  • Poor vehicle safety 
  • Vehicle road worthiness 
  • Green cross code 
  • Safe use of Pedestrian Crossings 
  • Distractions 
  • Blind spots 
  • Weather conditions and the effects on driving 
  • Stopping distances 
  • ‘Who did it?’ investigation road traffic collision scene 
  • Cycle protective clothing 
  • Route planning and use of cycle paths 
  • Safe road use for those with impaired vision or disabilities 
  • First Aid