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Child road casualties rise

1 July 2015
The wider context – road users of all agesThe number of road deaths, seriously injured (KSI) and total casualties all increased year on year in 2014, according to figures just published by the Department for Transport (DfT).

Road Safety Week 2015

29 June 2015
This year, Road Safety Week is taking place on 23-29 November 2015 and the theme is drive less, live more.

Network Rail’s crossing campaign

29 June 2015
This month Network Rail launched a campaign

Improving road safety for novice drivers: the role of parents

13 November 2014
The second edition of Goodyear’s white paper 'Driving Safety First: Improving road safety for novice drivers' (PDF, 2.5MB)’ was published in October, 2014. It includes research carried out earlier in the year that put the focus on the parents of young drivers.

The value of national data in local child accident prevention work

9 October 2014
The recent suite of resources produced by Public Health England (PHE) provide a call to action for local work on child accident prevention, prioritising home safety for under-fives and

Tackling inequalities in child accident prevention factsheet

2 July 2014
CAPT and West Midlands PHE Centre have developed a factsheet on tackling inequalities within child accident prevention.

Reported road casualties in Great Britain in 2013

2 July 2014
The most recent statistics for road casualties in 2013 (PDF, 464kb) are now available from the Department for Transport (DfT).

New Public Health England resources to help reduce accidents to children and young people

1 July 2014
Public Health England (PHE) has signalled that child accident prevention is one of its priorities by launching two new resources for local authorities on the first day of Child Safety Week. The resources focus on preventing accidents to children and young people in the home and on the road.  There are still significant numbers of deaths and emergency hospital admissions from preventable...