Redbridge council are working to raise awareness of road safety issues and encourage residents to use safer and sustainable modes of transport.
Redbridge Council is encouraging more residents to cycle whether it's to work, school, the shops, or as part of a fun family outing. If you live, work or study in the Borough you can take advantage of our free cycle training to help keep you safe when cycling on the roads.
For more information, please visit the cycle training and events page
BikeSafe London is a police-led motorcycle project that aims to reduce the number of bikers being hurt on the roads.
The BikeSafe workshop explores the main riding hazards that bikers face. By delivering theory presentations and observed rides, a BikeSafe workshop will help you discover your strengths and weaknesses and also where to go next to develop and get more from your biking.
Redbridge council offer free BikeSafe sessions for anyone who lives, works or studies in the borough. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
TfL Motorcycling in London
Motorcyclists can find out more about how to stay safe on London's roads by visiting the TfL website, where you can find more information on training courses on offer, insurance discounts and motorcycle parking.
Road Safety Online Guides
There are two free online guides courtesy of Good Egg Safety that you can view online.
Child Car Seat Safety
Many young children and babies are at risk due to incorrectly fitted car seats. This guide can help you to better understand the guidelines and hazards involved in car seat fitting. Visit the child car seat safety page.
For more information on correctly fitting your child's car seat, you can visit the RoSPA website, where there are 16 free-to-watch videos that cover the four main types of child car seats: rear facing seats, front facing seats, booster seats and high-backed booster seats. Click here to watch them.
The next steps after passing your driving test can seem daunting. This guide covers buying your first car, insurance, and how to be a safe driver. Visit the new drivers page.
Driving Safely Around Horses
The British Horse Society has launched a virtual reality film to raise awareness of the safety issues horse riders face on Britain’s roads.
The four messages are:
- Slow down to a maximum of 15mph
- Be patient
- Pass the horse wide and slow, giving at least a car’s width where possible
- Drive slowly away
Click here to watch the video