2020 vision: driving road safety forward

Report
Road Safety Awareness – Year 8 to 10
Road Safety Education Officer Service - Governance, Promotion and Road Safety Education Branch
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
How Did You Get To School?
Walk
Car / Bus
Bicycle
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
First, find a safe place to cross, then stop
Stand on the pavement near the kerb
Look all around for traffic and listen
If traffic is coming, let it pass. Look all around again
When no traffic is near, walk straight across the road
Keep looking and listening for traffic as you cross
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Pedestrian Safety
Always use the pavement, where there is one
Walk on the inside of the pavement away from traffic
If there is no pavement walk on the right hand side of the
road so you are facing the oncoming traffic
If you must cross the road, find and use a safer place
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
2011
Other –
Quads etc
KILLED
3
Drivers
23
Pedestrians
13
59
Pedal Cyclists
2
Passengers Motor Cyclists
11
7
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Can You Name The Five Pedestrian
Crossings Used in the UK?
Zebra
Crossing
Toucan
Crossing
Pelican
Crossing
Puffin
Crossing
Pegasus
Crossing
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Other Safer Places to Cross
Traffic Island
Foot Bridge
Subway (Underpass)
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Don’t hang about near the school gates
as drivers might not see you
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Dangerous Places to Cross
Restricted Vision
Where?
Near a corner or on a bend
Between parked cars
Either side of a hill
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Speed
“the faster the speed, the bigger the mess”
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Distractions
These include...
Mobile Phones
-
Texting / Chatting / Gaming
IPOD
-
Music
Friends
-
Messing about
Weather
-
Restricted Vision
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Make Sure You Can Be Seen
Wear Hi-Viz clothes
Day & Night
Be Bright, Be Seen
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Seat Belt Law
Seat belts must be worn where fitted
Only one person per seat belt
Children must use the correct car seat
From 14 years old you are responsible for
wearing your own seat belt
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Make sure your family are all
wearing their seat belts correctly
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Put on your seat belt
or this
could be
YOU
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Sit in a seat and put on
your seat belt (if fitted)
Safely store your school
bags keeping the aisle
clear
Get on the Bus
Safely
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Never Cross
Behind The Bus
Wait Until The Bus
Drives Away
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Winking Bus Lights
All school buses must be
fitted with winking lights
This shows other drivers that the
bus is loading/unloading
passengers
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Cycling Safely
Cycling can be
Enjoyable and Fun
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Before you ride your
bicycle make sure it is
safe !
Has it...
good brakes, properly inflated tyres
with good tread, a bell,
a rear reflector and
if cycling at night,
working lights front and rear?
Make sure your bicycle is the correct
size for you
And always wear a cycle helmet
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
The Cycle Helmet
Make sure the helmet fits correctly
Make sure you can see and hear clearly
Make sure the straps are not twisted
Never Ever Ride Your Bicycle Without
Wearing A Helmet!
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD
Guidance for Cyclists
Do...
Don't ...
wear bright clothing
ride on pavements
use lights after dark and
in poor weather conditions
‘jump’ red lights
ignore traffic signs
use cycle lanes where available
ride across pedestrian crossings
show drivers what you plan to do
forget you helmet
look and signal before you start, stop or turn
weave in and out passed parked cars
ride a straight course past parked cars
2020 VISION: DRIVING ROAD SAFETY FORWARD

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