Now the European Transport Safety Council (ETSC) is calling for renewed action and specific targets to protect child road users.

6000 children died on EU roads in ten years

A new report has revealed more than 6,000 children up to the age of 14 died between 2011 and 2020 in road collisions in...
So far this year 248 people have died on the country’s roads, 11 per cent more than at the same time last year and nearly a quarter of those killed were aged between 15-24 years old.

New Zealand road safety campaign targets young drivers

A road safety awareness month focused on young drivers is taking place across New Zealand in a bid to drive down road deaths. So far...
Now with the new school year underway the ICBC is sharing important tips for drivers, parents and caregivers to help children get to school safely.

Road safety tips issued as new school year gets underway

Every month in British Columbia, 31 children are injured in crashes while walking or riding their bike, according to the Insurance Corporation of British...
With schoolchildren returning to the classrooms, Canada Safety Council is reminding drivers that the return of school buses has a significant impact on traffic patterns.

Plea to Canadian drivers to slow down for school buses

Drivers in Canada are being urged to “slow down” and be “attentive and patient” as school buses get back on the road. With schoolchildren returning...
Highways England has partnered with AccessAble, a UK organisation which provides detailed accessibility information, to help motorists plan where to stop for a break at any one of the 114 motorway service areas across England.

Drive to improve motorway journeys for people with disabilities

A new initiative has launched to improve motorway journeys for people with disabilities. Highways England has partnered with AccessAble, a UK organisation which provides detailed...
However, the severity of crashes was marginally lowered where school zone designations were present, according to the research published by INRIX.

New study focuses on driving behaviour in school zones

A new study has shown speeding and the number of crashes doesn’t vary much between school zone and non-school zone streets. However, the severity of...
The TAC has re-launched its campaign urging parents, guardians, and supervisors to educate learner drivers about the hazards that come with night-time driving and helping them to get at least 20 hours supervised driving experience after dark.

Young motorists urged to practise driving at night to help save...

The number of young people dying on Victorian roads, particularly at night, is behind a renewed safety plea from the Victorian Government and the...
The Road Safety Trust commissioned walking and cycling charity, Sustrans, to investigate ‘School Streets’ which are roads open to people walking and cycling but restricted to vehicles at the start and end of the school day.

School Streets success improving road safety around schools

New research has been carried out looking at the impact of restricting vehicle access on roads around schools. The Road Safety Trust commissioned walking and...
In 2021, there were 118,668 children aged up to 17 involved in a crash in Florida, resulting in 1,215 serious injuries and 167 deaths. As children travel to and from school, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is urging motorists to ensure they arrive safely by obeying school-zone speed limits, remaining attentive around child pedestrians and bicyclists, and properly stop for school buses.

Florida motorists urged to play their part during Child Safety Awareness...

As students across Florida head back to school over the next few weeks, drivers in Florida are being reminded to play their part by...