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Safe travel

Schools

The challenge

To promote and encourage children and parents to travel sustainably to school whilst reducing the number of collisions and casualties involving young people.

What we do

What you can do

Devon County Council is changing. Government funding for many services has been severely reduced so we are keen to empower school communities to build on their own strengths and improve things for themselves.

Promote and encourage children, parents and staff to make more sustainable journeys and reduce car use wherever possible. For example:

Free online road safety education resources & advice

Learn to Ride a Scooter – advice from Sustrans.

Teach your child to ride a bike without stabilisers in nine steps – advice from Sustrans.

Govt’s THINK Road Safety Education resources.

Tools for Schools from Bikeability

TWINKL – Road Safety Resources.

Top 10 tips for cycling in traffic – advice from Cycling UK.

How to cycle safely at road junctions – advice from Cycling UK.

Other useful links