Tuesday, July 17, 2018
Next time you leave the house, think about leaving the car at home. Is your journey accessible by train, bus, bike or by foot? www.bigsummer.co.uk View Post
Be aware of road users who require extra care
When using the road, be aware of all other road users, drivers, cyclists and pedestrians. We’re all just human beings trying to get around. You can even update your knowledge of this very important part of the highway code here.
Be aware of distractions - concentrate on your journey and not your phone!
Whether you are walking or driving its important to concentrate on the task in hand rather than your phone or music player.
In March 2017, the penalties for holding and using your phone while driving increased. It’s now 6 points and £200. Find out more from Think! the national road safety campaign. http://think.direct.gov.uk/mobile-phones.html
IAM RoadSafety have a great Blog outlining some key distractions for drivers. Itss well worth taking a look to see if there are some which you do without even noticing.
Be aware of each other - road safety tips for cyclists
Cyclists and drivers be aware of each other especially when approaching junctions. http://www.sustrans.org.uk/change-your-travel/get-cycling/road-safety-cyclists