To ask the Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families what guidance he has provided to (a) primary and (b) secondary schools on road safety issues, with particular reference to the importance of wearing seat belts correctly; and if he will make a statement.
The Department has not issued guidelines to schools on how children should wear seat belts correctly. In 2001 we issued "Safety Education: Guidance for Schools", which includes general guidance on how road safety education may be provided. This guidance can be found at:
The Department also works with the Department for Transport and other stakeholders on road safety issues for children and young people.