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Wednesday 29 June 2016

Scottish Government ‘on track’ to achieve 2020 casualty reduction targets

Provisional figures for 2015 show that the Scottish Government is on track to meet three of its 2020 casualty reduction targets and ‘marginally above’ where it needs to be on the fourth target.

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RSGB invites nominations for Lynda Chalker Award

Road Safety GB is inviting nominations for the 2016 Lynda Chalker Award which recognises individuals or organisations that have contributed significantly to road safety in the UK.

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New book aims to help parents reduce young driver crash risk

A new book has been published in a bid to educate parents and help them reduce the crash risk of young drivers.

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‘Brexit’ must not impede road safety - Brake

Brake has urged the UK Government to ensure that ‘life-saving regulations and standards’ are maintained and improved upon during the process of leaving the European Union (EU).

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‘Supercharged’ cycling comes to Rotherham

Local businesses and residents in Rotherham are being encouraged to re-discover the ‘joy and convenience of cycling’ following the arrival of a fleet of electric bikes.

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Partnership launches Scotland’s 2016 car seat clinic programme

The Scottish in-car child safety partnership is to hold 50 free child car seat checking events as part of an annual programme to raise awareness of the dangers of incorrectly-fitted or inappropriate child car seats.

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Conference presentation will explore issues around children, independent travel and road safety

The issues around encouraging children to travel independently while taking into consideration concerns about road safety will be discussed at the National Road Safety Conference in Bristol later this year.

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Young pedestrians urged to ‘Look don’t Like’ when crossing roads

A new initiative has been launched to address the problem of distraction among young pedestrians who use mobiles phones while crossing the road.

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LATEST: Strategy to ensure cycle funding in Dundee

A roundup of all the other latest road safety related news.

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