Tag Archive for 'Road Safety week'

Living Streets Guernsey wishes us to heed message ‘Be Safe Be Seen’ during Road Safety Week

November 14th, 2013 by Living Streets Guernsey

The UK Road Safety Charity BRAKE co-ordinates Road Safety Week, which is from 18 to 24 November 2013. This year BRAKE is asking everyone to “pledge to tune in to road safety – that means promising to do your best to keep focused on the task at hand, and never putting yourself and others in […]

Attention focused on Road Safety Week from 19 to 25 November 2012

November 4th, 2012 by Living Streets Guernsey

With the end of British Summer Time (BST) on 28 October 2012, the sun sets earlier in the afternoon and people travel more often during the hours of darkness. All road users need to be very vigilant during the darker winter months. Drivers need to slow down and watch for vulnerable road users, and pedestrians […]

Traffic at 30 mph is too fast for children’s visual abilities, scientists reveal

November 26th, 2010 by Royal Holloway University of London

To coincide with Road Safety Week new research has been published by researchers at Royal Holloway, University of London that reveals that primary school children cannot accurately judge the speed of vehicles travelling faster than 20 mph. The researchers measured the perceptual acuity of more than one hundred children in primary schools, and calculated the […]