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Global Road Safety Week 2021

Next week (17th to 23 May 2021) is Global Road Safety Week.

Global Road Safety Week 2021 offers us an opportunity to keep local communities safe by tackling neighbourhood speeding.  Neighbourhood teams, Roads Policing, Special Constables and volunteer groups, such as local ‘Speedwatch’, should be deployed to work together and provide lots of visibility as a deterrent to those who put others at risk by speeding on what we often perceive to be low speed streets.  Given that the UK had (pre-COVID) on average 5 road deaths per day, and many more seriously injured, safe and responsible road use is clearly everyone’s responsibility and by joining this effort your teams and the public can certainly reduce the likelihood of road and vehicle related harm occurring in their local communities during Global Road Safety week 2021.