DfT funds child pedestrian training events
The DfT is funding a series of seminars and training courses about practical child pedestrian training to be delivered by MVA Consultancy.
The Kerbcraft seminar is for road safety professionals and other local authority employees/representatives. The seminar presents the benefits of practical child pedestrian training and provides information about how it fulfils local agendas. The seminar is provided free of charge to delegates.
The three-day Kerbcraft co-coordinator training course is aimed at road safety practitioners and pedestrian trainers. The cost for attendees is £250.
For further information about where and when the seminars and courses are being held, or to reserve a place, contact Sally Watts at MVA Consultancy on 01483 742900.
UN Global Road Safety Week 2015
4-10 May 2015: resources produced here in the UK
Practitioner database... Child resources for download FOC... Resources for educators FOC... Discussion forums... Overview...
CURRENT SCOREYES 34% (+1%) NO 63% (-1%) NOT SURE 3% (-)
PREVIOUS SURVEYSIs the current focus on cycling having an adverse effect on the safety needs of other vulnerable road users? YES: 72% | NO: 22% | Not sure: 6% (Total responses: 337) Should the new Government introduce a graduated licensing (GDL) scheme for newly qualified drivers? YES: 86% | NO: 12% | Not sure: 2% (Total responses: 157) Should helmets be compulsory for all cyclists? YES: 38% | NO: 61% | Not sure: 1% (Total responses: 314)
'Give everyone cycle space'
This Cycling Scotland campaign asks drivers to give cyclists, especially children and young people, sufficient space when overtaking.
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