23 Dec 2019

#12DaysofRoadSafety

Day 1: Do you know the #SafeCrossCode?

We all share the road and it is important that all road users comply with the law and respect the safety of other road users.

Day 2: Cyclists remember to wear your high-vis jackets

You can pick up a free RSA high-vis jacket at my constituency office.

Day 3: Drivers please remember: to make sure everyone in your vehicle is wearing a seatbelt, to put your phone away and to slow down.

We all share the road and it is important that all road users comply with the law and respect the safety of other road users.

Day 4: Motorcyclists be aware of the surfaces you are riding on.

Change your speed accordingly.

Day 5: Motorists, remember to give cyclists space when passing. That means 1m in speed zones less than 50km/h and 1.5m in zones exceeding 50km/h.

We all share the road and it is important that all road users comply with the law and respect the safety of other road users.

Day 6: Cyclists – do you know your hand signals?

When cycling it is important to indicate with other road users through the correct hand signals.

Day 7: Motorcyclists, remember to wear your protective jackets and trousers.

Jackets and trousers should give you enough protection from impact, abrasion, cold and weather conditions.

Day 8: Have you planned your journey home?

Half of pedestrians killed on our roads have consumed alcohol.

Day 9: Watch out for vulnerable road users this Christmas.

We all share the road and it is important that all road users comply with the law and respect the safety of other road users.

Day 10: Motorcyclists make sure to check your tyres, especially in cold and icy weather.

Two wheeled vehicles can be difficult to control in bad weather.

Day 11: Cyclists remember to switch on your lights at night.

When cycling in the dark it’s important to be visible to other road users.

Day 12: Drivers remember never ever drink and drive.

We all share the road and it is important that all road users comply with the law and respect the safety of other road users.

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