Subject tag: Road safety

12 April 2013

Enfield Council are consulting residents about a proposal to create a new zebra crossing on Bourne Hill, close to the junction with Hoppers Road, between the car wash on the northern side and St John's Church Hall on the southern side. There would be a pedestrian refuge in the middle of the road........

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25 February 2013

Enfield Council has indicated its approval for a scheme to install new pedestrian refuge islands at two points along Green Lanes - one near Stonard Road in Palmers Green (close to the Catholic church and Intimate Theatre), the other near Radcliffe Road in the centre of Winchmore Hill........

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Question 1. What do think is good about the area? It’s clean, safe, pleasant, has a lovely green space, a god range of shops, cafes, restaurants Question 2. What do you think is less good about the area? No good secondary school where we would be in catchment Question 3. What would you like to see to improve the area? No more new pound shops, a leisure centre, an M&S food store Question 4a. Specific aspects – traffic It’s quite busy at peak times but where in London isn’t it.......

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WOW is a pupil-led initiative run by Living Streets, the charity for everyday walking. Children self-report how they get to school every day using the interactive WOW Travel Tracker. If they travel sustainably (walk, cycle or scoot) once a week for a month, they get rewarded with a badge. On average, WOW schools see a 30 per cent reduction in car journeys taken to the school gate and a 23 per cent increase in walking rates.

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Five people are killed on Britain's roads every day, and more than 60 receive serious injuries. It's thirty years since the national charity RoadPeace was set up to care for the bereaved family members and to campaign for road danger reduction.

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The 'school street' in the vicinity of Hazelwood Schools comes into effect on Monday morning. The scheme will ban most drivers from the area close to the school during pupils' arrival and departure times.

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In a video made for the RoadPeace Challenge 2023, Professor Scarlett McNally, a consultant orthopaedic surgeon, calls on drivers to drive more safely around cyclists and pedestrians in order to encourage active travel, which, she ways is 'so good for people's health'. Where cities reduce their speeds to 20mph, she says, casualty rates reduce by 40 per cent.