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Thousands of children take part in road safety activities

News from BrakeWednesday 20 November 2019 Thousands of children take part in road safety activities as charity reveals 18 children are killed or injured while walking and cycling every day Mum supports campaign in memory of 17-month-old son who died … Continue reading

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Road Safety Week 2019 launched

News from Brake News@brake.org.uk Monday 18 November 2019   Third of adults have been in a collision or near miss on the road in past year: level of road danger revealed for Road Safety Week 2019   New research from … Continue reading

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Brake comments on Government response to Transport Committee inquiry on mobile phone use while driving

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Friday 1 November 2019   The Transport Committee has today published the Government’s response to their inquiry on ‘road safety: driving while using a mobile phone’. The Government has stated that they will work to review … Continue reading

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School pupils help charity launch new road safety project in Warwickshire

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News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Wednesday 18 October 2019 A group of school pupils have helped launch a new road safety project in Warwickshire aimed at making local streets safer for people who walk or cycle and spreading important messages about … Continue reading

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Leeds North West MP wins national road safety award

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk       Wednesday 9 October 2019   Alex Sobel, MP for Leeds North West, has today been named road safety parliamentarian of the month for September by Brake, the road safety charity, and Direct Line Group. The award … Continue reading

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Brake partners with Aardman to launch early years road safety project Beep Beep! Day with Timmy Time

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Wednesday 09 October 2019   Young children can now learn road safety basics with the help of characters from popular children’s animation Timmy Time. Timmy – the littlest lamb in Shaun the Sheep’s flock – now … Continue reading

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Traffic threat makes walking in cities unsafe for children, say drivers

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Wednesday 25 September 2019   Road safety campaigners are calling for the transformation of UK city streets as a report is launched today revealing that drivers do not think that it is safe for children to … Continue reading

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33 new drivers have licences revoked every day in 2018

News from Brake news@brake.org.uk Thursday 12 September 2019   Last year, on average, 33 new drivers had their licence revoked every day after reaching six penalty points within two years of passing their driving test, according to data obtained by … Continue reading

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Brake comments on increase in drink-driving deaths

News from Brake Wednesday 28 August 2019   The Department for Transport has today published statistics on drink drive crashes in Great Britain for 2017 [1]. This shows that there has been an estimated increase in the number of people … Continue reading

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More than 5,000 repeat drink-drive offenders in past four years

News from Brake Thursday 22 August 2019   More than 5,000 drivers have been caught drink-driving on more than one occasion in the past four years, prompting road safety campaigners to call for action to deter repeat offending.   The … Continue reading

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