Road crashes are the biggest cause of disability and death among young people.



DID YOU KNOW...?

One child is hurt on UK roads every 16 minutes.

That is the equivalent of our entire school in less than two weeks!!

 

Child casualties:

 

  • 11 children are killed or seriously injured every day on UK roads.
  • 75 children are killed or seriously injured every week on UK roads.
  • 7 child pedestrians are killed or seriously injured every day on UK roads.
  • 47 child pedestrians are killed or seriously injured every week 6 per day.
  • 177 children (0-15) were killed on UK roads in 2004 and 3,879 children were seriously injured on UK roads in 2004.
  • 60% of children killed or seriously injured on UK roads are on foot.
  • 80 child pedestrians were killed on UK roads in 2004 and 2,339 child pedestrians were seriously injured on UK roads in 2004.


Click this link to read the PEDESTRIAN part of the Highway Code.


Or, here for the rules of the road for CYCLISTS.



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