Roads: Safety

Department for Transport written question – answered at on 8 December 2016.

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Photo of Karen Lumley Karen Lumley Conservative, Redditch

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport, what steps his Department is taking to promote the road safety message to pupils, particularly during periods of the year when the UK is not on daylight saving time.

Photo of Andrew Jones Andrew Jones Parliamentary Under-Secretary (Department for Transport)

The Government’s THINK! road safety campaign promotes road safety learning amongst children and young people via its online educational resource programme. THINK! have a suite of downloadable materials - tailored by age group - available to teachers, parents and road safety professionals to help them deliver road safety education to pupils.

Included in these resources is practical information and advice for how children can stay safe on our roads during the winter months when the nights are longer.

THINK! is in the process of reviewing the child and teen resource to ensure that the materials are consistent with modern educational approaches.

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