Town and school visits to mark national Road Safety Week

Mon 14th November 2022
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The council’s road safety team will be visiting towns and schools across the East Riding this week to mark national Road Safety Week 2022.

The team from East Riding of Yorkshire Council is inviting residents along to meet them as they set up their stalls at two local towns, and they will be offering advice and information as part of the national event, which is running from 14 to 20 November.

The team will be at:

  • Pocklington market on Tuesday 15 November.
  • In Beverley’s Saturday Market on Wednesday 16 November.

The team will be on hand to offer advice to all road users on the recent updates to the Highway Code.

During this week they will also be visiting a nursery to lead road safety activities with the youngsters and will be calling into various secondary schools across the East Riding to hand out bike lights to children who are cycling to school.

The team will also be giving road safety presentations at some junior schools over the next couple of weeks.

Cllr Chris Matthews, the council’s portfolio holder for environment and climate change, said: “Our team wants to get the road safety message out there to people of all ages in order to keep all users safe on the East Riding’s roads this winter.

“Please pay the team a visit team if you can and see what advice they can offer.”

Road safety charity Brake, which runs the national week, said: “The theme of Road Safety Week 2022 is Safe Roads For All, bringing together communities and professionals to shout out for everyone's right to make safe and healthy journeys on safe roads.”

Residents can visit, which offers advice for drivers, parents, schools, and how to stay safe as a pedestrian, cyclist, horse rider of motorcyclist.

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