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Achieving safer school travel in the UK

Cairns, S.; (2005) Achieving safer school travel in the UK. Presented at: An international symposium about ‘School Zone Safety’ convened by the Korean Association for Safe Community, Seoul. Green open access

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Abstract

This paper summarises the current UK approach to improving child road safety, focusing particularly on measures to enhance the safety of the school journey. It highlights the importance of a safe road environment, and a number of different ways in which this can be achieved, including engineering measures, often introduced via partnership work between local authorities, schools, the police, the local community, parents and children. It also reports on supporting measures, such as on-road child pedestrian and cycle training, which are becoming an increasingly common part of school activity.

Type:Conference item (Presentation)
Title:Achieving safer school travel in the UK
Event:An international symposium about ‘School Zone Safety’ convened by the Korean Association for Safe Community
Location:Seoul
Dates:24 Aug 2005
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Language:English
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Engineering Science > Civil, Environmental and Geomatic Engineering

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