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20mph limits being rolled out at Durham schools

Durham County Council has launched its ‘Slow to 20 for Safer Streets’ campaign which is seeing 20mph speed limits rolled out on roads near a number of schools in the region. Read more...


School newspaper promotes road safety

Budding newshounds from a school in the county have honed their journalistic skills to help raise awareness of road safety. Read more...



Cyclists and Lorry Drivers Invited to Swap Places

Lorry drivers and cyclists will be encouraged to see the road from each other’s viewpoint as part of a road safety initiative to coincide with this week’s Road Safety Week (November 23-29). Read more...


Sibling double act tackling road safety together

A brother and sister have joined forces to keep children safe as they patrol one of Durham’s busiest school crossing points. Read more...




Durham’s JRSOs honoured

Year 5 and 6 pupils who spread road safety messages among their classmates as part of Durham County Council’s Junior Road Safety Officer (JRSO) scheme have been praised for their dedication. Read more...



County Durham’s Junior Road Safety Officers are supporting Global Road Safety Week

Junior Road Safety Officers from schools in County Durham have been busy packing bags to highlight Global Road Safety Week. Read more



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