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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
24

Be Nice, Say Hi - advice for cyclists from the British Horse Society

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British Horse Society's Director of Safety, Alan Hiscox, explains why they teamed up with Cycling UK to launch a campaign to better understand how cyclists and horse riders are vulnerable and how they can pass each other safely both on and off the road.

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Oct
18

Have you done your POWDERY checks? Top tips for motorcyclists from IAM RoadSmart

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Richard Gladman, IAM RoadSmart’s head of driving and riding standards, gives his top tips for motorcyclists to ensure they are safe before every journey.

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Oct
09

Being social about road safety

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With less then six weeks to go until UK Road Safety Week, police social media consultant Sgt Neil Dewson-Smith shares his views on why social media is key to running a successful road safety campaign.

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Sep
28

The power of infrastructure

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Chief engineer Mark Philpotts has recently returned from a cycling trip to northern Europe. Here, he shares his views on how decent road designs can benefit cycling.

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Sep
21

Bicycle locking advice from Yellow Jersey

Bicycle locking advice from Yellow Jersey

If a thief is really determined to steal your bike, unfortunately you may not be able to stop them. However, when you’re out and about, you can take some extra measures to deter them and not make your bike an easy target. Bicycle insurance specialists Yellow Jersey offer their top tips for keeping your bike safe and secure.

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