Road safety ain’t tricky. We all know that motorised road users can cause more damage than the vulnerable ones, i.e. pedestrians and cyclists. Road safety campaigns should therefore mainly be targeted at the cause of danger. And everybody should be involved. What about bringing together cyclists and bus drivers, giving motorised drivers a chance to see the world from the view of the saddle rather than from behind the steering wheel? Same with taxi drivers, bus drivers, and other professional drivers.
What about if we all signed up to a road safety charter which works for everyone?
Let’s start a road users debate! Let’s get everyone involved.
We gave a few pointers to the Newcastle City Council Road Safety Team following a meeting on 28 October 2011, attached below. Let’s see what happens next.
Do you have more ideas, would you like to be more involved? Just email us!