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Schoolchildren are road safety teachers

Schoolchildren have gathered to celebrate a project which sees them teach their peers about road safety.
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Football clubs back campaign to show drink driving the red card

Football clubs across the region have backed a campaign by Road Safety GB North East to give drink driving the red card during Euro 2016.
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Signs of success for schoolchildren

Schoolchildren who have seen their artwork turned into important safety signs have paid a visit to see them in situ.
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Signs of success for 20mph project

Four Chester-le-Street pupils have had their artwork turned into road signs as part of a Durham County Council scheme to implement 20mph speed limits outside schools.
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Grieving young mum urges motorists to ‘take it easy’

Young mum Faye Keeler is facing parenthood alone after her “perfect” partner Chris Earl was killed in a motorbike accident near their home.
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Primary school first in North East to win Modeshift award

A primary school from Newcastle has become the first school in the North East to receive the Modeshift Stars Award. Read more...

 


Bikers urged to take it easy as figures show rise in serious accidents

A new campaign has been launched on the back of figures which show that almost 2,500 motorcyclists have been killed or injured in the north east of England over the past five years. Read more...


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