Road Safety

Road Safety

The Road Safety Team

The team is responsible for:  Road Safety Education, Training and Publicity across the Bradford District; with the aim of preventing road traffic casualties.  We work closely with our traffic engineers and partner organisations.

What is available for Primary and Secondary Schools/is there a charge?

We provide resources and deliver age appropriate sessions and assemblies covering;

  • Pedestrian Safety
  • Cycling Safety
  • Car Passenger Safety
  • Driver Safety

Training is available for:

  • Year 3 – Practical Roadside Training – teaching pedestrian crossing strategies
  • Year 5/6 – Cycling Training – a playground based programme (this can also be delivered in conjunction with Bikeability)

 

ALL SESSIONS AND RESOURCES ARE FREE

Resources

We distribute resources and information to schools, children’s centres, libraries, health, medical and community centres.

Bookings for the new academic year 2020/21

The Road Safety Team is now taking bookings for the new academic year 2020/21. To book, please email roadsafety@bradford.gov.uk or call 01274 437409 (please leave a message).

Starting School Getting There Safely - For parents of those children starting reception class, information booklets are being sent out to primary's this week - you can request an electronic copy also.

Transition – A power point package for year 7’s in the new school term. All secondary schools should now have recieved our 'Good to Go' leaflets containing information on safer travel for year 7 students who missed their transition period in year 6.

RouteGuard – This is an app which allows parents to plan a safe walking route with their child. Promoting independent travel for the child whilst providing re-assurance for parents with an alert system should the child deviate from the planned walking route. RouteGuard is useful to promote with year 6/7 as they will begin making more independent journeys.

Social Distancing Guides Authorisation and Artwork Produced by Bradford Council’s Highways Services inline with the current government guidelines a guide for social distancing measures authorised on the highway adjacent to school are available below.

/userfiles/file/RoadSafetyTeam/A4%20Red%20Covid19.pdf

/userfiles/file/RoadSafetyTeam/Highways%20Application.pdf

/userfiles/file/RoadSafetyTeam/APPROVED%20SOCIAL%20DISTANCING%20MEASURES%20-%20SCHOOLS%20AND%20PLACES%20OF%20WORSHIP.pdf

Pedestrian Training Film – Year 3 – This film is usually shown before children are taken out for roadside training. The film can be used as a stand-alone session and comes with a lesson plan. It is suitable for other year groups.

Should you require further information on any of the sessions/support packages please email;

roadsafety@bradford.gov.uk

Useful websites:

https://bmweducation.co.uk/safe-on-the-streets/

https://www.twinkl.co.uk

https://www.think.gov.uk/education-resources/

http://srslite.srsculture.com/


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