Road Safety Education

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Traffic accidents are the largest single cause of death and injury to children.

In 2000, the government published their road safety strategy "Tomorrow's Roads - Safer for Everyone" with a target of 50% reduction in child casualties by 2010. Salford City Council Road Safety team has a number of activities designed for children to help achieve this target.

Reducing the number of accidents on the road involves changing attitudes through a planned and structured programme for children and adults. Road awareness needs to be developed from an early age and continued throughout life.

The Road Safety team offers a service to nurseries and schools in Salford which includes;

  • Road Safety projects and lessons tailored to the National Curriculum
  • Educational resources for loan
  • Guidance on school road safety policies

We aim to educate adults too. Our variety of resources includes information for parents, teachers, drivers and older pedestrians.

This page was last updated on 3 October 2009

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