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Pupils join the call for drivers to slow down

Pictured: Timothy Hackworth Primary School’s young Junior Road Safety Officers pictured with teacher Mrs Dykes. Pupils have joined the call for drivers to slow down after the latest figures showed that one fifth of fatalities on North East roads involved a speeding driver. Children from Timothy Hackworth Primary School in Shildon, in County Durham [...]

2024-03-01T10:38:36+00:00March 1st, 2024|CHILD ROAD SAFETY, LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER|

Campaign to save young people on the roads

Pictured: Students from Stockton Riverside College, involved in the road safety campaign are, pictured L-R, Connor Errington, Geoffrey Wood, Laura Lillystone, Emily Howard, Sienna Pounder, and Delroy Witbeen. Young motorists are being urged to drive with care after the latest figures released by Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) showed the highest number [...]

2023-09-19T16:24:12+01:00September 19th, 2023|LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER, Uncategorised, YOUNG DRIVER SAFETY|

Pupils join call for drivers to look out for cyclists after deaths and serious injuries remain high

Pictured: Pupils from West Park Academy, pictured L-R, with Darlington Borough Council’s Road Safety Support Officer Liz Hart, are Elliott, Alex, Felicity, Connie and Libby Pupils have joined road safety experts and the emergency services in urging drivers to take a second look for bikes after the latest figures showed cyclist casualties continue to [...]

2023-04-05T10:27:42+01:00April 5th, 2023|CHILD ROAD SAFETY, CYCLING SAFETY|

Fans urged to give drink and drug driving the boot during World Cup 2022

People across the North East are being urged to kick drink and drug driving out of the World Cup by taking a zero tolerance approach when it comes to road safety. Children from Harlow Green Community Primary School in Gateshead have joined Road Safety GB North East and the emergency services to encourage people [...]

2022-11-15T12:32:58+00:00November 15th, 2022|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING|

Pupils call for better road safety ahead of peak season for collisions involving children

**Featured image: The children of St Bede’s Catholic Primary School in Sacriston share their road safety messages. Pictured from back left are Daisy, Lydia, Harper, Jude, and Beth. Youngsters are urging people to take better care on the roads after the latest figures showed that more than 2,600 children were injured or killed on [...]

2022-08-08T11:04:21+01:00July 12th, 2022|CHILD ROAD SAFETY, LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER|

Over half of collisions involving cyclists caused by drivers failing to see bikes

**Featured image: Pictured from left are members of Durham University Cycling Club Harvey Leak-Smith, Douglas Phillips and Aydin Rezazadeh. Motorists are being urged to look twice for bikes after the latest figures revealed that over half of collisions involving cyclists were caused by drivers simply failing to see them. With almost 2,500 cyclists injured [...]

2022-08-08T11:01:09+01:00April 12th, 2022|CYCLING SAFETY|

People urged to ‘buckle up’ as figures show failing to wear a seatbelt a major factor in road deaths

Around a third of people killed in vehicle collisions on North East roads in the past five years were not wearing a seatbelt, the latest figures have revealed. Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) is urging drivers to ensure they and their passengers are properly fastened in after revealing that 306 people injured [...]

2022-02-24T11:27:56+00:00February 24th, 2022|LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER|

People urged to give ‘gift of a lift’ as proportion of drink-drug driving increases

Motorists are being reminded about the dangers of drink-drug driving as the latest figures show  impaired drivers are involved in a growing percentage of road collisions – with seven people killed in the region last year. Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) is being joined by the police and fire services in urging [...]

2021-12-01T12:07:28+00:00November 30th, 2021|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING, LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER|

North east football clubs back road safety campaign to kick drink driving out of Euro 2020

**Featured image: Northern Saints Primary School at Northern Spire bridge in Sunderland. The region’s biggest football clubs have joined a road safety campaign to boot drink and drug driving out of Euro 2020. Road Safety GB North East (RSGB NE) has been joined by police, fire and Middlesbrough, Newcastle and Sunderland football clubs to [...]

2021-06-10T10:46:07+01:00June 10th, 2021|DRINK/DRUG DRIVING|

Concern for cyclists following release of road casualty figures

Drivers are being urged to be more aware of cyclists after figures revealed that people riding their bikes are now among those most at risk on North East roads. As more and more people have taken to their bikes since the country went into lockdown earlier this year, the number of cyclists being killed or [...]

2020-09-14T10:11:40+01:00September 13th, 2020|CYCLING SAFETY, LOOK OUT FOR EACH OTHER|
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