Drivers urged to slow down as Covid-19 pandemic leads to more people speeding

Drivers are being urged to curb their speed as coronavirus measures have led to more people walking on the roads. Campaign group Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) said since the North East went into lockdown ten days ago, there had been a notable shift in both driver and pedestrian behaviour on the region’s [...]

2020-04-03T12:46:14+01:00April 3rd, 2020|LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER|

Drivers urged to watch out for bikers as spring begins

Motorists are being urged to take a second look for motorbikes as it’s revealed that last year over half of all motorcycle casualties in the North East were either killed or seriously injured. As spring begins (March 20) and the weather improves, more bikers are likely to be out on the roads in the coming [...]

2020-03-20T13:28:05+00:00March 20th, 2020|LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER, MOTORCYCLE SAFETY|

Number of bikers killed and seriously injured rises

The number of bikers killed or seriously injured on North East roads in the last five years has risen by 8%. Despite a fall of 30% in all biker casualties, the number of bikers who have lost their lives or been seriously injured has increased. Campaign group Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) [...]

2019-04-17T10:25:24+01:00April 16th, 2019|LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER, MOTORCYCLE SAFETY|

Drivers urged to give cyclists space in new road safety campaign

Motorists are being urged to give cyclists more room when overtaking with the launch of a new road safety campaign designed to eradicate ‘close pass’ drivers. Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) is being joined by police, fire officers, and the Police and Crime Commissioners from both Cleveland and Durham, in the regional [...]

2017-07-28T16:44:10+01:00June 30th, 2017|CYCLING SAFETY, LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER|

New North East Road Safety Campaign Urges ‘Look Out for Each Other’

A teenager who miraculously survived after stepping off a bus and running into the path of a car has given her support to a new North East road safety campaign that is urging people to ‘Look Out for Each Other’. Emily Armitage was 15 when she leapt off a bus and, distracted by her [...]

2017-05-24T11:13:30+01:00February 28th, 2016|LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER, PEDESTRIAN SAFETY|