Road safety: new normal, old rules

As roads become busy again, how do we adjust and make sure children are safe around them? 

The simple answer to all this change and strangeness is to go back to the reassuring basics.

Here we share the simple rules families can follow, so everyone stays safe and parents are winning when it comes to teaching their children about safety when out and about.

This new family-friendly content is free for you to download or copy and paste into your newsletters, add to your websites, share on social media or circulate to other organisations who support families.

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Road safety article

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Road safety article (short)

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Roads do not feel like they used to. But how to keep children safe hasn’t changed. Be firm about holding young children’s hands near roads, even if your toddler puts up a fight!

#childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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The difference speed makes to the chances of a child surviving if hit by a car is mind boggling. 20 mph means most children will survive, just 20 mph more and nearly all of them will die. Slow down – it only takes a moment to take a life.

#childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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Dusting off the cobwebs on the bike? The simplest way to protect children (and yourself) is to wear a helmet every time, even if it’s a quick cycle around the block or down to the park.

#childsafetyweek #SafetyMakesSense

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Fact sheet

Safe around roads

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Safety makes sense for children (colouring-in)

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Roads

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Parents pack

Parents pack

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