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Road Safety Week Blog

A collection of views from around the UK on the topics of Speed Down Save Lives and Road Safety Week. These blogs are aimed to inform and inspire people to take action and raise awareness during 2017 and beyond. Contributions are from partners, researchers and campaigners, where views expressed are those of the contributor and do not necessarily represent those of Brake or its employees.

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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Lighting the way to safer roads this winter

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With winter on our doorsteps, Stephen Wornham, Managing Director of Road Safety Designs and creator of BriteAngle, looks at how slowing down in the winter months can help keep drivers and other motorists safe.

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Motorway road safety: advice from a Highways England traffic officer

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This year Highways England supported Road Safety Week by raising awareness of the Speed Down Save Lives message. Here, traffic officer Gary Reece shares his advice for drivers using the motorway network this winter.

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THINK! launches child road safety resources during Road Safety Week

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Just in time for Road Safety Week, THINK! is launching new road safety resources for teachers and parents aimed at young children. Here Think! marketing manager, Kanyin Sanusi, gives an insight in to what to expect.

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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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